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Thursday, April 7th, 2016

UT steps up security after body found on campus

Urging students to be more careful on campus, University of Texas at Austin officials are stepping up security after determining that a body found on campus this week belonged to a freshman dance student.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Investigators: No evidence of cheating in UT basketball

An investigation commissioned by UT-Austin has found "no evidence" of academic cheating by its basketball players. The NCAA has also decided not to pursue punishment.

Monday, August 31st, 2015

After brief delay, UT-Austin removes Confederate statue

The Jefferson Davis statue will no longer cast a shadow on the University Texas main mall after its removal Sunday morning.

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Judge: UT can remove Jefferson Davis statue

UPDATED 7:19 a.m. AUG. 28 | The statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis at the University of Texas at Austin will soon be taken down. Its removal was cleared Thursday by a state district judge, who threw...

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Facing temporary restraining order, UT waits to remove Jefferson Davis statue

Facing a temporary restraining order, the University of Texas at Austin will delay its plan to relocate the statues of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and former U.S. President Woodrow Wilson.

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Amid cheating allegations, UT launches broad inquiry into athletes

The University of Texas at Austin has launched a broad investigation into the academics of its athletes after allegations that three of its basketball players cheated in recent years.

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