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AI Master’s Program Launches With Ability to Serve Thousands

June 22, 2023
Just as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning emerge as the fastest-growing in-demand skill sets in the global workforce, The University of Texas at Austin is establishing a new online master’s program in AI with the potential to bring thousands of new students into the field.
Kimber Long next to her award-winning poster with Dean Sam Poloyac and Associate Dean John Richburg at Research Day 2023.

Graduate Student First Author on PNAS Paper

June 13, 2023
Kimberly J. Long, a Ph.D. candidate in the Dalby Lab in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, was a first author of a recent research paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
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Fulbright Scholar Program Grants 4 UT Awards for 2023-2024

June 6, 2023
The U.S. Department of State and Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have selected four members of The University of Texas at Austin to receive Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program awards for the 2023-2024 academic year, including one postdoctoral fellow.
Jennifer Maynard, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at UT Austin

The Achilles Heel That Could Lead to Universal Coronavirus Treatments

May 21, 2023
Researchers behind discoveries that led to vaccines for the virus that causes COVID-19 have identified a potential Achilles heel that exists in all coronaviruses. These findings were led by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.
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Texas Law Graduates Receive Prestigious Public Service Fellowships

May 15, 2023
Eight graduates from the Class of 2023, along with a graduate from the Class of 2022, have received national postgraduate fellowships to work for the public good. “These competitive national postgraduate fellowships honor our Texas Law graduates starting their public interest legal careers,” said Mary Murphy, public interest career counselor with the Career Services Office.
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Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows Named For 2023

May 11, 2023
Sam Law, a fifth year UT graduate student in Cultural Anthropology, has been awarded the 2023 Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship.
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Brain Activity Decoder Can Reveal Stories in People’s Minds

May 1, 2023
A new artificial intelligence system called a semantic decoder can translate a person’s brain activity — while listening to a story or silently imagining telling a story — into a continuous stream of text. The study was led by Jerry Tang, a doctoral student in computer science, and Alex Huth, an assistant professor of neuroscience and computer science at UT Austin.
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U.S. News Ranks UT Austin Among Best in U.S. for Graduate Studies

April 25, 2023
The University of Texas at Austin remains a world-class institution and one of the country’s leading public universities, according to the latest edition of “Best Graduate Schools” from U.S. News & World Report.
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Graduate School Announces 2023 Award Winners

April 24, 2023
The Graduate School has announced the 2023 winners of its professional and student awards. The awards recognize excellence in graduate academics, teaching and professional services.
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Amazon Teams Up With UT To Establish New Science Hub

April 11, 2023
The University of Texas at Austin and Amazon are launching a science and engineering research partnership to enhance understanding in a variety of areas, including video streaming, search and information retrieval and robotics.