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Read the latest news from the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin


E-Cookbook Promotes Sustainable Food Sourcing and Raises Funds for Charity

UT Austin students of the Coordinated Program in Dietetics created an e-cookbook to support an organization that aims to end hunger in Texas.

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Department of Computer Science

Graduating Computer Science Student Leaders Look Back on Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

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Graduating Senior Finds Passions in Exoplanets and Outreach

Zoe de Beurs wasn't sure what she wanted to do when she first arrived at UT Austin, but after graduating, she started a Ph.D. in...

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Graduating Researcher and Student Leader Grateful for Mentorship and Support

During Brett Dolotina's time at UT Austin, they advocated for LGBTQ+ students as a member of the President's Student Advisory Committee (PSAC) and were involved...

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Nutrition Researchers Developing Digital Platform for Teachers

A group of University of Texas at Austin nutrition researchers and educators received a grant to encourage kids to make healthy eating choices by providing...

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Texas Scientist

AI’s Inflection Point

Artificial intelligence research and education at UT Austin are taking off

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Misinformation, the Brain and Tricks for Analyzing Data Accurately

Michela Marinelli, an associate professor of neuroscience and neurology, teaches students how to navigate data.

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Record Number of Turtles Rescued at University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Winter Storm Uri caused damage and hardship across the state of Texas, and at the Port Aransas campus of the University of Texas at Austin...

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Longhorn Students, Researchers in the Pandemic Fight

Graduate and undergraduate students are jumping into research fighting the pandemic.

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