Although most people think of more traditional pets, such as cats and dogs, as needing help, Central Texas Tortoise Rescue provides a needed service for turtles and tortoises that need new homes.
Hill Country Trophy Helps Recognize Achievement in the San Marcos Community
March 28, 2018
Although some may question the wisdom of handing out “participation trophies,” Cindy and Bo Kelly, owners of Hill Country Trophy in San Marcos, say recognizing children for their efforts is a rewarding part of their work.
Hurricane Harvey’s Furry Refugees
November 6, 2017
Cat sisters and Houston natives Jamie and Alice had an uncertain future when their apartment was flooded during Hurricane Harvey. Until, however, a human from Austin took them in to her home.
Austin offers resources to struggling parents
October 18, 2017
In between classes, homework and her other obligations as a student, UT Austin radio-television-film senior Haley Morales has one more responsibility on which she must spend her time: either taking care of her four-month-old son, Hunter, or finding someone to look after him.
UT aerospace engineering students design Mars mission
November 15, 2016
A group of UT students is reaching for Mars by designing their own manned Mars mission and raising questions in the spaceflight community about how best to send humans to the red planet in the near future.
UT economics student researches sustainable agriculture
November 8, 2016
When economics junior Joy Youwakim was growing up, she grew tired of being told to eat everything on her plate because people elsewhere were starving.
“It’s ridiculous that it’s 2016, and there are still people that are hungry in the world, especially when we produce enough,” Youwakim said.
The Wo(man) in the Mirror
May 6, 2016
Take a glimpse into the life of an Austin drag queen.
Studio Arts Senior Uses Art and Technology to Create Video Games
April 29, 2016
Game developer, level designer, 3D-modeler: senior Christina Curlee is not your average studio art major.
Curlee builds art games — games that are focused on showing concepts or aesthetic ideas — more than entertainment.
Women Fight Back Against Danger
March 11, 2016
After a tragedy hit Austin, women are fighting back.
Nursing Graduate Student Helps Fight Progression of Multiple Sclerosis
March 4, 2016
UT nursing graduate student Janet Morrison has spent hundreds of hours helping multiple sclerosis patients improve their quality of life.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing recognized her hard work this February when she was named Emerging Scientist of the Month.