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MEDIA ADVISORY: UT System Board of Regents to meet on May 3-4

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet on May 3-4, 2023. The meeting will take place on the second floor of the UT System Building, 210 W. 7th St. in Austin.

University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers to induct four new members

AUSTIN, TX (May 2, 2023) The University of Texas System’s Academy of Distinguished Teachers — the only system-wide university teaching academy in the United States — will induct four new faculty members honored for their commitment to excellence as teachers, mentors and leaders.

As Academy Fellows, the new members will join other outstanding faculty members from all eight UT academic institutions in serving as advisors to UT System leaders and in working to improve the quality of teaching, promote innovation and share educational initiatives across the state.

University of Texas institutions rank No. 4 in the world for most patents granted

University of Texas institutions are among the most innovative in the world and for the sixth consecutive year have earned a top-five global ranking for most patents granted from the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).  

Having received 225 U.S. utility patents, UT institutions rank No. 4 in the latest NAI listing, increasing total number of patents granted in 2022 from 203 the previous year.

UT Regents name Jochen Reiser as sole finalist for president of UT Medical Branch In Galveston

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has unanimously voted to name Jochen Reiser, MD, PhD, as sole finalist to become the next president of The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. Reiser currently serves as chairman of the department of internal medicine at Rush University Medical Center and the Ralph C. Brown, MD, Professor of Medicine at Rush University in Chicago.

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