University Of Texas In Austin Removes Confederate StatuesUniversity of Texas President Greg Fenves ordered the immediate removal of statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from a main area of campus.
Federal Judge Tosses UT Professors' Suit Over 'Campus Carry'A federal court has dismissed a lawsuit by three University of Texas professors who argued that the state's "campus carry" law could have a "chilling effect" stifling classroom debate.
After Campus Stabbings, Texas House Eases Knife RestrictionsA week after one University of Texas student was killed and three others injured in a knife attack on campus, the state House has voted to allow carrying large knives in many areas of the state.
Hometown Says Goodbye To UT Student Killed In Campus StabbingIt was an emotional tribute for the young man killed in a stabbing attack on the University of Texas at Austin campus.
Police: Motive Unclear For University Of Texas StabbingsA student with a large hunting knife stabbed at least four people on the University of Texas campus, killing one and seriously wounding the others before surrendering to police, authorities said.
Survey: 15-Percent Of Women On UT Campus Report Being RapedA soon-to-be-released survey of University of Texas undergraduates reports that 15 percent of women reported being raped on the flagship Austin campus.
FBI Director Comey To Speak At UT Intelligence SymposiumFBI Director James Comey will be in Texas later this week, speaking at the “Intelligence in Defense of the Homeland” symposium at the University of Texas at Austin.
Don Draper And 'Mad Men' Archive Land At University Of TexasThe last America saw of Don Draper, he was meditating on a Pacific hillside, imagining one of the iconic ads in television history. What's left of the flawed protagonist of "Mad Men" has now come to Texas.
Security Guard Hurt In UT Austin Fraternity House ShootingOfficials say a security guard was injured in a shooting at a fraternity house near the University of Texas at Austin after a person who was asked to leave a party there returned and an altercation ensued.
Court Rejects Texas Professors’ Request To Block Campus CarryThe United States District Court for the Western District of Texas has denied a request by three professors to block the enforcement of Texas’ new campus carry law.
Ruling Signals 'Yellow Light' On College Affirmative ActionIn upholding an affirmative action program at UT, the Supreme Court provided some reassurance to the minority of the nation's colleges that continue to consider an applicant's race in admissions.
Costs Of Celebrity College Commencement Speakers Can Add UpWhen colleges pick their graduation speakers, many strive to put a celebrity behind the podium. It can bring prestige. It can bring publicity. And it can bring a steep bill.
Officer Gave Ride To Runaway Later Charged In UT SlayingAn off-duty Central Texas police officer gave a teenage runaway a ride to Austin about 10 days before a college student was slain and the youth was later charged in the killing.
2 Texas Professors Among 33 Andrew Carnegie Fellows WinnersCarnegie Corporation of New York announced 33 winners of its prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellows in recognition of their proposed research on an array of topics in the social sciences and humanities and two Texas professors are among them.
Texas Campus Slaying Suspect Said Family Made Him LeaveA 17-year-old runaway who's been arrested in the campus killing of a University of Texas student claimed he left home in August because his grandmother's religious beliefs demanded that teenagers his age go "make their own way in the world."