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Like the state it calls home, The University of Texas at Austin is a bold, ambitious leader. Ranked among the biggest and best research universities in the country, UT Austin is home to more than 51,000 students and 3,000 teaching faculty. Together we are working to change the world through groundbreaking research and cutting-edge teaching and learning techniques. Here, tradition and innovation blend seamlessly to provide students with a robust collegiate experience. Amid the backdrop of Austin, Texas, a city recognized for its creative and entrepreneurial spirit, the university provides a place to explore countless opportunities for tomorrow’s artists, scientists, athletes, doctors, entrepreneurs and engineers.

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The University of Texas at Austin President Jay Hartzell and School of Social Work Dean Allan Cole explain what the university is doing to address rising housing costs for students.
Although natural disasters can cause horrific damage to homes and infrastructure, they can bring married couples closer together, at least temporarily, according to a first-of-its-kind study from researchers at The University of Texas at Austin that looked at couples in the Houston area before and after Hurricane Harvey.
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are building a new type of ventilator made of cheap, widely available materials to help fill the demand created by the spread of COVID-19 for these critical devices that help patients breathe.
Access to vaccines around the world could get easier thanks to scientists at The University of Texas at Austin who have developed an inexpensive and innovative vaccine delivery method that preserves live viruses, bacteria, antibodies and enzymes without refrigeration.
Researchers across multiple institutions are studying "super-puff" planets - the lowest density exoplanets ever discovered beyond Earth’s solar system.
A recent pair of studies from the University of Texas at Austin, New York University, and Columbia univeristy have found that the sons of women with obesity before and during pregnancy had lower developmental and IQ scores in early and middle childhood.
A team of scientists including UT Austin researchers has found evidence for iron “snow” in Earth’s core.
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Baylor College of Medicine have developed a new preoperative test for thyroid cancer that is faster and about two-thirds more accurate than the diagnostic tests doctors use today.
A new study led by UT Austin has confirmed the dinosaurs' extinction event by finding hard evidence in the rocks that filled the impact crater
For adults with high blood pressure, greater blood pressure control than what’s currently considered standard is associated with fewer adverse changes of the brain, which could mean lower risks of dementia and cognitive impairment, according to new research from the University of Texas at Austin