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  • Appeals court: Texas can use race in admissions

    A federal appeals court panel has ruled that the University of Texas can continue using race in its undergraduate admissions.


  • Researcher questions data in same-sex parenting study

    A study claiming better wellbeing among children of same-sex couples was based on data that merits "healthy scepticism" due to "suspect science" such as selective surveying, a sociology professor has said.


  • University of Texas to launch Americas institute

    The University of Texas System will create an institute in South Texas focused on the Americas and has tapped the outgoing president of the University of Texas-Brownsville to lead it.


  • Hall says chair's call to resign 'shameful' ambush

    University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall says the chairman's call for him to resign is a shameful ambush in a letter that could raise tensions on the board.


  • ADVANCED FOR USE MONDAY MAY 19 AND THEREAFTER Archaeological helper Bruce Turner removes dirt from a bison vertebra found near Rocky Creek in Burnet County, Texas. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Austin Humphreys) AUSTIN CHRONICLE OUT, COMMUNITY IMPACT OUT, INTERNET MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM

    Hill Country bison skeleton raises questions

    Ryan Murray was fishing in Rocky Creek last summer when he looked up and saw something strange. Something white was poking out of the side of the creek embankment on his parents' ranch in northeastern Burnet County. It was about the size of a cigarette, but it didn't look like a rock.


  • Texas Regent Hall defies call for him to resign

    University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall has told the Board of Regents chairman that he won't resign despite the chairman's call for him to step down.


  • UT board convenes amid regent impeachment vote

    Embattled University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall is returning to work after lawmakers this week found grounds to impeach him.


  • UT regents delay vote on tuition hike for Texans

    Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday gave University of Texas regents pause on raising tuition for in-state students ahead of discussions that could have bumped the average semester cost at the flagship Austin campus past $5,000.


  • Panel finds impeachment grounds against UT regent

    A Texas House panel on Monday found grounds for impeachment against University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall over his relentless efforts to get the Austin flagship campus president fired, the initial step in what could be the first removal of a governor-appointed official in state history.


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