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Student Ditches College Dorms, Builds Own House Instead

Dec 12, 2016 PM EST Joel Weber, a design major at the University of Texas in Austin, built his own house for a small amount compared to paying for expensive college dorms.

Uber, Lyft Shut Down Operations In Texas After Votes Over Driver Fingerprinting Passes

May 10, 2016 AM EDT Uber and Lyft experienced losses Saturday as voters in Austin supported a petition vouching for the companies' drivers to undergo fingerprint background checks. Reuters reported the Uber and Lyft ...

Austin Professor to Live In a Dumpster for a Year to Promote Sustainability

Nov 14, 2013 AM EST Dr. Jeff Wilson, an environmental professor at the Huston-Tillotson University (HTU) in Austin, Texas, is going the distance of teaching his students and the community about the importance of ...

UT Professor, Husband Killed in Plane Crash

Aug 06, 2013 AM EDT The National Transportation Safety Board has opened an investigation into the single-engine plane crash that killed Shama Gamkhar, a 54-year-old public affairs associate professor at the University of ...

UT’s Coffee Kiosk Has Robot Baristas (PHOTO)

Aug 02, 2013 AM EDT The University of Texas, Austin campus, is now home to a fully automated coffee kiosk featuring robot baristas. Introduced for the first time by Briggo Inc., the five-year old Austin-based coffee ...

Dell Foundation Invests $50 Million to Establish Dell Medical School at UT

Jan 31, 2013 AM EST The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation has announced a $50 million investment to develop Dell Medical School at the University of Texas, Austin.

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