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Nearly 4,000 biomedical doctoral students and postdoctoral scientists at the six University of Texas health institutions have a wide range of interests, expertise and experience, but they all share a common concern: how to identify and prepare for the next step in their professional journeys.

The University of Texas System Board of Regents unanimously voted Wednesday to name Jay Hartzell, Ph.D., the next president of UT Austin, effective immediately.

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will hold a special meeting via conference call at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23.

The University of Texas System has joined the Texas Library Coalition for United Action (TLCUA) to rethink how university libraries collectively can improve access to faculty research and to push for changes to the costly subscription models offered by publishers of academic journals.

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last spring, the 14 University of Texas institutions have responded with urgency and ingenuity, administering hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 tests, caring for affected patients, and developing promising treatments and vaccines.

University of Texas System Board of Regents Chairman Kevin P. Eltife has announced members of a committee that will provide input on Jay Hartzell, the sole finalist being considered to be the next president of The University of Texas at Austin.

The Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium has launched two initiatives to support the mental health of children and adolescents in Texas: The Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) and the Texas Child Health Access Through Telemedicine (TCHATT) program.

UT institutions were awarded over $43 million in the latest round of grants from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas, or CPRIT, to advance Texas’ fight against cancer.