MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A president has been named for the newly established Vermont State University, which consolidates three state institutions, the Vermont State College System board announced Monday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Thomas Staley, who led the University of Texas Harry Ransom Center cultural archive for 25 years and oversaw its growth into one of the world's leading literary and humanities research institutions, has died, the university announced Wednesday.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Papers, pictures and other artifacts belonging to Sarah Weddington, a Texas lawyer who at the age of 26 successfully argued the landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade before the U.S.
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Five candidates have been selected to interview for North Dakota State University president, the state Board of Higher Education announced Tuesday.
The prospects will visit Fargo campus later this month.
DALLAS (AP) — Sarah Weddington, a Texas lawyer who as a 26-year-old successfully argued the landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade before the U.S. Supreme Court, died Sunday. She was 76.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — It's hard to overstate the importance of the video recording of Ahmaud Arbery's death and the evidentiary weight that the short, sometimes shaky clip will carry at the trial of the three men who chased and shot him.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Five finalists have been named for Marshall University's president, the university's Board of Governors said.
The finalists will be invited for visits to the Huntington and South Charleston campuses in October, the university announced Thursday.
Physicist Steven Weinberg, who won the Nobel prize in 1979 with two other scientists for their separate contributions unlocking mysteries of tiny particles and their electromagnetic interaction, has died at 88, the University of Texas at Austin said Saturday.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Calvin Anderson was in middle school the first time he watched in amazement as a football teammate deftly solved a Rubik's Cube...
HELSINKI (AP) — An American professor has become the first woman to be awarded the Abel Prize, one of the world's most prestigious international mathematics awards...
Bill Powers loved the University of Texas at Austin, and the campus community loved him back because he fought for academic freedom and integrity and championed excellence.
Powers was the 28th UT president, serving from 2006 through 2015.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, once seen as a candidate to succeed Jim Mattis as defense secretary, said Friday she is resigning to become president of the University of Texas at El Paso...
WASHINGTON (AP) — At some of the nation's largest universities, the vast majority of sexual assaults take place not in dorm rooms or anywhere else on school property but in the neighborhoods beyond campus boundaries, according to data obtained by The Associated Press...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of U.S. universities made strong returns on their financial investments last year, but experts worry the gains could be jeopardized by increased spending at many schools...
This weekend the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will host the 59th annual Rio Grande Valley Regional Science and Engineering Fair on the UTRGV Brownsville and Texas Southmost College campuses.
Harris County’s first new public psychiatric hospital in more than three decades will be specially designed to improve outcomes in longer-term patients, according to renderings unveiled Friday.
The renderings show the planned University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston hospital will stress open space, warm colors, natural light and glass, features officials say will better rehabilitate patients getting sub-acute care.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas state senator accused of sending sexually explicit texts to a graduate student won't identify the person he says is actually responsible for the messages, which were sent through an app called Hushed, according to findings released by the university Tuesday...
EDINBURG — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has finally achieved a clean accreditation slate after the accrediting entity lifted its probation status yesterday.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges held its annual board meeting this week.
BROWNSVILLE — University of Texas Chancellor James Milliken began his first day in the Rio Grande Valley on the U.S.-Mexico border with a visit to the UTRGV Brownsville campus on Wednesday.
This was part of the recently appointed chancellor’s tour of UT institutions; but unlike other visits, this university is unique and demanded more of his time.
EDINBURG — The first visit by the new University of Texas Chancellor James Milliken to UT-Rio Grande Valley is confirmed for Wednesday and Thursday of this week, UT officials said.
“ We are very excited about him being here,” said UTRGV President Guy Bailey.
AUSTIN — A high-ranking state Senator has released polygraph test results as he tries to prove his innocence after coming under fire last week for allegedly sending lewd text messages to a graduate student interesting in working at the Texas Capitol.
Two researchers from the U.S. and Japan won the Nobel Prize in medicine on Monday for discoveries that have revolutionized cancer care, turning the body's immune system loose to fight tumors in an approach credited with saving an untold number of lives...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Boosting student engagement in science, technology, engineering and math classrooms is the aim of a federal grant going to the University of Michigan and other schools...
Adolescents and young adults with cancer that often do not fit in with the pediatric patients but are usually decades younger than adult patients now have a program in Houston just for them.
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center provides care to roughly 7,000 adolescents and young adults each year.
The John Ben Shepperd Public Leadership Institute will host the Texas Supreme Court for a Court Day starting at 9 a.m. Wednesday the University of Texas of the Permian Basin’s Wagner Noël Performing Arts Center.
University of Texas of the Permian Basin students and professors are getting closer to figuring out what will be part of an exhibit called “Museum on Main Street: Hometown Teams — How Sports Shaped America.”
AUSTIN — University of Texas System regents selected James Milliken, the former chancellor of the City University of New York, as the lone finalist to lead the largest network of universities in the state, with more than 230,000 students.
AUSTIN — State Rep. Oscar Longoria keeps climbing to the top.
He pulled himself up by the bootstraps and everyone is taking notice.
For the second year in a row, the University of Texas is recognizing him for his hard work and dedication.
EDINBURG – A process long in the making intended to better support undocumented students and other groups at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is expected come to fruition as officials have requested funding to create a new support center.
Attending college is set to become slightly more expensive for undergraduates at all eight of the University of Texas System’s academic institutions.
With few questions, the system’s Board of Regents voted unanimously Monday to up the cost of tuition and fees at each college they oversee by up to 8.5 percent for in-state undergraduates.
EDINBURG — Planning for expected growth of the new School of Medicine at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, UT regents have approved construction of a new $12.2 million building for the program.
When Texans are getting ready to have a baby, they may wonder about car seat options, if their baby will grow up to play soccer, what they can do to ensure their child will succeed in school, and many other questions big and small.
EDINBURG — Being a point of contact for all emergency responders in the area is one of Pablo Mendez’ main concerns as emergency management coordinator for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, and now his focus will widen as he will lead an emergency committee for the entire UT System.
EDINBURG — A booming 430-percent growth in the number of unique rides by students commuting between the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley campuses during its first three years of existence has prompted university officials to experiment with new options for the upcoming spring semester.
EDINBURG — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine’s goal to increase the number of primary physicians in the Valley is getting a jumpstart thanks to a $2 million grant.
“It would allow us to provide much better access to care to people, much closer to home,” said Dr.
EDINBURG — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley received a $3.75 million grant to open three primary care clinics in rural South Texas.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through its Health Resources and Services Administration awarded the university the five-year grant that will be distributed in increments of $750,000 per year.
ARLINTON, Texas (AP) — Two new studies from University of Texas at Arlington researchers show harmful bacteria levels in groundwater near hydraulically fractured gas drilling sites.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Patients emerging from cancer surgery want to know, "Did you get it all?" Now scientists are developing a pen-like probe to help surgeons better tell when it's safe to stop cutting or if stray tumor cells still lurk...
EDINBURG — A tradition that began 24 years ago was commemorated on Tuesday evening with the annual University of Texas at Austin send-off for Rio Grande Valley students.
UT-Austin President Gregory Fenves is visiting the Valley to officially welcome 415 area students to the UT family.
Pharr is scheduled to pay the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley its agreed-upon annual payment of $500,000 on Tuesday, City Manager Juan Guerra confirmed. This leaves McAllen and Mission as the only cities that have not yet paid.
University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven would not say Thursday whether he wants to remain in his role leading the state's largest university system beyond his current contract, which expires at the end of the year.
Peter Kranz keeps busy traveling the country these days to speak about a race relations course he created in the 1970s at the University of North Florida. There’s an appetite for the subject matter, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley educational psychology professor said.
EDINBURG — New faces are visiting the year-old School of Medicine at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley as officials are nearing the hiring of its new dean.
Three candidates have already visited the university, where they completed interviews and met with students and faculty, said UTRGV President Guy Bailey, and a fourth and final candidate will be visiting this week.
Four female Rio Grande Valley mayors shared their experiences as public officials at the “Mujeres in RGV Politics” panel, held March 30 at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
The discussion, moderated by Veronica Gonzales, UTRGV vice president for Governmental and Community Relations and former state representative for Texas District 41, was sponsored by the Mexican American Studies Program to celebrate Women's History Month.
When La Raza Faculty and Administrator Association, or LRFAA, was founded 30 years ago, the organization sought to voice the concerns and perspectives of University of Texas at San Antonio Latina and Latino students, faculty and staff in university governance, program development, and student and faculty initiatives.
University of Texas at San Antonio President Ricardo Romo has stepped down, three weeks after he was placed on administrative leave.
“I have been made aware that the manner in which I embraced women made them uncomfortable and was inappropriate,” reads a statement released by Romo on Friday morning.
Students of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley get an opportunity to see their instructors’ artwork once a year.
This year, at the Rusteberg Hall on the Brownsville campus, 23 instructors have been featured as part of a contemporary art gallery.
District 3 Commissioner Deborah Portillo and District 4 Commissioner John Villarreal will host a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. Friday in the Plains Capital Salon at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Brownsville Campus.