Tags University of Texas at Austin

UT Austin unveils robotics lab with U.S. Army Futures Command

by Betsy Foresman • 2 weeks ago

The new lab is to aid U.S. Army robotics development and build on a workforce partnership between the university and the military.

University of Texas built state's COVID-19 dashboard

by Betsy Foresman • 4 weeks ago

Using hospitalization and mobility data, the dashboard makes four-week predictions of the impact and spread of COVID-19.

UT Austin launches $20M machine learning research institute

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

From optimizing transportation to applications in fighting COVID-19, the new institute includes a national laboratory hoped to encourage interdisciplinary research.

With online SAT on hold, universities drop test requirements

by Jake Williams • 4 months ago

The College Board has halted putting the SAT online during the pandemic. Now universities are dropping their standardized testing requirement on applications.

Dell Foundation funds $100M in scholarships for UT Austin students

by Jake Williams • 9 months ago

The new initiative from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation will automatically give scholarships to Pell Grant-eligible students attending UT Austin.

Predictive analytics tools are boosting graduation rates and ROI, say university officials

by Wyatt Kash • 2 years ago

University leaders at SXSW EDU 2019 say they're now able to spot anomalies and intervene to help struggling students sooner.

edX launches 9 master's degrees through major university partners

by Colin Wood • 2 years ago

The new offerings include technology specialties like analytics and cybersecurity, and focus on low enrollment costs.

With $60 million in NSF funding, U. of Texas will build the fastest supercomputer in higher ed

by Ryan Johnston • 2 years ago

The Frontera supercomputer will launch in 2019 and will serve as a resource for professors and researchers nationwide.

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