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UT To Limit Automatic Admission To Top 7 Percent

The University of Texas at Austin in 2014 will limit automatic admission of freshmen to the top 7 percent of high school graduating classes.

10/31/2012

Texas Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks during a forum on manufacturing. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Perry Talks Higher Ed, Romney On CBS This Morning

Gov. Rick Perry appeared on CBS This Morning on Wednesday to talk about his higher education proposals — in particular, his calls for universities to create $10,000 bachelor’s degrees and lock students’ tuition in at a flat rate for four years.

10/10/2012

Students at Louisiana State University make their way at the LSU Union. (credit: Mario Villafuerte/Getty Images)

Days After UT Scare, LSU Campus Evacuated

Three days after a bomb scare at the University of Texas in Austin, Louisiana State University had a bomb threat of their own.

09/17/2012

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Students Question UT Evacuation Process

Thousands of people streamed off University of Texas at Austin’s campus Friday after a bomb threat prompted officials to issue evacuation orders.

09/14/2012

The University of Texas tower reaches high into the skies of Austin. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Entire University Of Texas At Austin Campus Evacuated

Every person at the University of Texas at Austin was ordered to evacuate campus buildings Friday morning. Officials with the university say someone called at 8:35 a.m. claiming to have placed bombs all over campus.

CBSDFW.COM–09/14/2012

Quarterback Garrett Gilbert #7 of the Texas Longhorns at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin. (credit: Getty Images/Ronald Martinez)

Texas Outlines Plans To Boost 4-Year Grad Rate

A new University of Texas report says the school can raise four-year graduation rates to 70 percent with better early academic advising for students and other proposals, such as offering flat-rate summ

02/15/2012

The University of Texas tower reaches high into the skies of Austin. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

UT Panel Recommends 2.6-Percent Tuition Hike

Tuition could be going up at the University of Texas at Austin. A tuition advisory panel has recommended raising in-state student tuition by 2.6 percent for each of the next two years.

11/29/2011

Austin Apartment Fall UT Plano Student

Plano Student Dead After Fall From Austin Apartment

A 19-year-old college student from Plano has died after falling from an apartment balcony in Austin.

08/30/2011

Michael Hinojosa

Georgia’s Second-Largest ISD Approves Hinojosa’s Contract

The head of the Dallas Independent School District was named superintendent of Georgia’s second largest school district on Sunday.

06/06/2011

UCLA v Texas

UT Officially Unveils The Longhorn Network

The University of Texas unveiled the name of its new television network Sunday, keeping it simple by calling the channel the Longhorn Network, or LHN.

04/03/2011

A woman shoots a Glock 27 .40 caliber handgun at a shooting range. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

‘Guns On Campus’ Gets 1st Hearing In Texas House

The Texas Senate passed a guns-on-campus bill in 2009, but it died without a vote in the House. This year, more than half of the Republican-controlled House’s 150 members have signed on as co-authors of one of the bills, and the issue is supported by Republican Gov. Rick Perry.

03/16/2011

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