Ranchers in Starr County are trying to counter the effects of the drought on their herd.
The continually rocketing Latino population in Texas will bring significant changes to public education. Part of a special report on resegregation in Texas schools.
A six-part special report examines the long-term impact of demographic shifts on Texas public schools.
In the aftermath of tragedies like the West, Texas, explosion, blood banks often become overwhelmed by the volume of blood donations.
While Austin has been aggressive about reducing waste, its downtown bars lack a simple solution to recycle.
The iconic Pecan Grove RV Park is the last RV park standing along Austin’s famous Barton Springs Road.
Colleges and high schools are more actively addressing consent as an effort to cut down on incidents of sexual assault — at UT, an interactive theater performance is part of the educational process.
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Marathon Vigil Helps Austinites Come to Grips with a Far-Away Tragedy
Austin runners, some of whom had run in the Boston Marathon, organized a vigil to show solidarity after the marathon’s bombing last month.
A&M and Texas Take Different Approaches to the Death of a Student
Texas A&M and the University of Texas at Austin have yet another difference in policy — the way they notify the campus of a student’s death.
Risks Seen in Resegregation of Schools
Though circumstances differ, thousands of Texas public schools are nearly as segregated as they were 60 years ago, when the U.S. Supreme Court sought to end racial divisions in public education. An analysis by InvestigaTexas, in conjunction with a collaboration between Reporting Texas and The Dallas Morning News, finds the split is widening as school districts and the Legislature battle over funding to keep up with a diverse and growing population. University of Texas at Austin professor Bill Minutaglio and Dallas Morning News reporter and editor Ed Timms supervised this report as part of the School of Journalism’s investigative journalism program.Read More of the Report
Austin’s Skyonic Corp. is building a new plant that will turn carbon dioxide into solids it can sell commercially.
Researchers at the University of Texas are expanding at-home testing well beyond pregnancy, with new, cheaper tests for tuberculosis and other diseases.
The ATX Hackerspace is giving an eclectic group of Austin problem-solvers an opportunity to work together on difficult or expensive projects.
While Raquel’s Party Land has not had to adapt the neighborhood’s changing demographics, other businesses may have to.
South Austin residents are pleased with the city curbside organics collection pilot, but they’ve raised questions about what can be recycled with it.
With no magical powers, quidditch players had to build their own equipment. A UT student is filling the void and hoping to cash in on the growing sport.
The proposed legislation is designed to help shark conversation, now threatened by the worldwide demand for shark fin soup.