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UT Designates 2024 'The Year of AI'

Building on decades-long leadership, UT will prioritize AI research and education throughout the year ahead and put this leadership on display through signature events, new partnerships and cross-campus collaborations.

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UT Designates 2024 'The Year of AI'

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Turtle Pond Offers Research Site for Undergraduates

Professor Havird and his students take samples from the turtles to learn more about their ecology and health.

Point of Discovery Podcasts

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Heartbeat of the Estuary

Philip Souza’s research is focused on the sounds that fish along the Texas Gulf Coast make to attract mates or defend territory.


Right Place, Right Time

The image is divided horizontally by an undulating line between a cloudscape forming a nebula along the bottom portion and a comparatively clear upper portion. Speckled across both portions is a starfield, showing innumerable stars of many sizes. The smallest of these are small, distant, and faint points of light. The largest of these appear larger, closer, brighter, and more fully resolved with 8-point diffraction spikes.


Neutralizing Crazy Ants

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Cosmic Dawn

The James Webb Space Telescope is taking us back to when the cosmic lights came on—and changing our calculus of the cosmos.


Impressive Stats

Explosive growth in statistics, data science, machine learning and AI is transforming how UT Austin researchers solve problems in health, the environment, astronomy and many other disciplines.


Learning Limits with the Tiniest of Fishes

Q&A with Simon Brandl, Ph.D.
The Faculty Member, Marine Science


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