Stories tagged: University of Texas
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
University of Texas takes down four Confederate statues overnight
The University of Texas removed four Confederate statues from its Austin campus early Monday morning, amid growing pressure to take down such monuments in the wake of racist violence in …
Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
University of Texas removes Confederate statues
University of Texas President Greg Fenves has ordered the immediate removal of statues of Robert E. Lee and other prominent Confederate figures from a main area of campus, saying such …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 2:54 p.m.
Matthew McConaughey gives golf-cart ride home to students
Matthew McConaughey is making sure some college students at his alma mater get home all right, all right, all right.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 11:39 a.m.
Supreme Court upholds use of affirmative action at universities
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the limited use of affirmative action by colleges and universities seeking to enroll more minority students.
Fri., April 8, 2016, 10:57 a.m.
Teen suspect faces murder charge in Austin student’s killing
A 17-year-old suspect will be charged with murder Friday in the killing of a University of Texas dance major whose body was found in a creek on campus in Austin, …
Thu., Dec. 10, 2015, 8:11 a.m.
Affirmative action at universities in doubt as U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments
The future of affirmative action at public universities appeared in some doubt Wednesday as the Supreme Court justices debated for a second time whether to strike down a race-based admissions …
Wed., Oct. 21, 2015, 6:25 p.m.
AP source: Texas agrees to 15-year deal with Nike
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Texas has reached a 15-year licensing and apparel deal with Nike Inc.
Sun., Dec. 15, 2013
Snapshot: Texas coach Mack Brown resigns
Texas says football coach Mack Brown has stepped down and that the Alamo Bowl against Oregon on Dec. 30 will be his last game with the Longhorns. The school announced …
Mon., June 24, 2013, 8:06 a.m.
High court sends back Texas race-based plan
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has sent a Texas case on race-based college admissions back to a lower court for another look. The court’s 7-1 decision Monday leaves unsettled many …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2011
Couch Slouch looks at probable lineup for Longhorn Network
The University of Texas, in conjunction with the Entertainment and Sports Programming Network – sometimes known as ESPN, sometimes known as “The Worldwide Leader in Sports,” sometimes known as “Is …