Tommy Vaughn says he’s no hero, but his actions helped save lives.
Environmentalists say the survival of human communities in Central Texas is deeply intertwined with what goes on in the caves that dot the Hill Country.
Fielding an esports team can help colleges recruit top students in STEM fields.
Soccer aficionados say that the addition of a professional soccer team in Austin, coupled with the 2019 Women’s World Cup this summer and a gradual shift away from American football, may spur more young people in Central Texas to take up soccer.
Austin’s Circular Economy Program aspires to reduce waste by turning it into new products.
Despite the relocation of some of UT-Austin’s prominent reminders of Confederate times, other nods to the Confederacy, hidden and not so hidden, continue to dot the campus and provide potential flashpoints for controversy.
Paul Farmer, a widely recognized expert in the field of international health, reflects on global health challenges.
The strategic plan sets out a vision for reducing the number of Austinites who rely on cars from 74% now to 50% in 2039.
In Texas, trapping is mainly used to control predators and nuisance animals that threaten livestock. The practice churns up heated debate between trappers, hunters, ranchers and animal welfare groups.
An expert at UT’s LBJ School says he supports the terrorist designation but doubts it will make a difference.
In a series of interviews in April, most UT students said they welcome an automatically enforced 8-mph speed limit for dockless electric scooters.
The Hall of Texas Heroes exhibit at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is made up of saplings collected from the acorns of famous trees from Texas history.
Community health workers aren’t medical professionals, but play an important role in helping patients prevent and manage chronic diseases.
Authoring hot-button socially conservative legislation has established Sen. Lois Kolkhorst as a leading voice in the socially conservative block of the Republican party in Texas. (Story also appeared in the Victoria Advocate.)
With America experiencing its worst measles outbreak since 2000, a Texas public health expert discusses the prevalence of the disease going forward.
The Outlaws is an all-women’s full-contact football team that has played in Austin for nearly 20 years.
Unlike Alabama, which just banned abortion except to save a mother’s life, or Georgia, with its fetal heartbeat bill, Texas anti-abortion forces are pursuing incremental steps this year.
Prohibition of the plant has made scientific work on best cultivation practices impossible, and taking market share from growers outside the state could be a challenge.
They’re both illegal, for now, and they’re both cannabis, but the similarities just about end there.
After losing their coach in the wake of a college admissions scandal, UT-Austin’s men’s tennis team won its first national championship.