Board to cut undergraduate degree programs across state
  • Currently 146 different degree programs at universities across the state are being phased out due to low graduate rates, such as several physics degrees in at least seven universities.

Academic Enrichment Committee creates World Map Initiative
  • The Senate of College Councils has been tabling weekly in front of Gregory Gym to allow study abroad students to mark their locations on a World Map, which will be displayed on the first floor of the Perry-Castañeda Library.

Streetview: To haze, or not to haze?
  • Leslie Rangel asks students their thoughts on the recent Texas Omicron hazing controversy.

UT grad student on trial for espionage in Iran
  • A first-year University of Texas physics graduate student faces trial today on espionage charges for leaking Iranian nuclear secrets to the United States and “communicating with a hostile government.” Under Iranian law, charges related to espionage can carry the death penalty.

Hispanic enrollment rises 12 percent
  • Hispanic enrollment makes up 17.5 percent of the UT student population, which marks the 10th year in a row that enrollment has set a new record, climbing all the way from 12 percent in 2001.