University of Texas at Austin News

UT-Austin Acknowledges 17 Cases of Employee Sexual Misconduct

Seventeen employees at the University of Texas at Austin, including three faculty members and one research fellow, were found to have violated the flagship’s sexual misconduct policies between November 2017 and December 2019, according to a university document released on …

UT Study: Earthquakes in West Texas Have Dramatically Increased

West Texas has seen a dramatic increase in earthquakes, jumping from 19 in 2009 to 1,600 in 2017 alone, according to a new study published on Nov. 4 by the University of Texas at Austin. The study, which was published …

Texas Agency Wants to Know: How Much Damage Remains from Harvey

More than nine months after Hurricane Harvey devastated homes in nearly 50 Texas counties, the state agency charged with overseeing the largest housing recovery in American history is trying to gauge how much devastation remains. The General Land Office is …