Tags University of Texas at Austin

Enabling student success with tech at universities requires care

by Colin Wood

Higher education technology experts said universities adopted broader technology toolkits in recent months, but supporting students requires precision.

New U. Texas tool predicts how many infected will show up to school

by Betsy Foresman

The predictive model uses county-level health data to show how many infected people are likely to show up at schools anywhere in the United States.

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

by Betsy Foresman

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

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

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

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

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

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

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