UT, Baylor College of Medicine develop new thyroid cancer test

After her biopsy for thyroid cancer came back with inconclusive results, chemistry graduate student Amanda Helms, was recommended to undergo surgery. Months of recovery and many medical bills later, Helms said she was told her surgery wasn’t necessary. To prevent further unnecessary surgeries, researchers from UT and the Baylor College of Medicine developed a preoperative thyroid…

President Fenves, UT officials break ground on new Engineering Building

October 3, 2019 — UT officials celebrated the ceremonial groundbreaking of the nuevo Gary L. Thomas Energy Engineering Building Thursday evening. UT President Gregory Fenves and Sharon Wood, Cockrell Escuela of Engineering dean, gave speeches and unveiled the building site at the Ernest Cockrell Jr. Building Plaza in front of a crowd of dozens of people. The building will…

UT community celebrates 50th anniversary of first moon landing

September 25, 2019 — In honor of the 50th anniversary of the world’s first moon landing in July, UT aerospace engineering and astronomy professors discussed the past and future voyages of space exploration at Bass Concert Hall on Tuesday. Professors discussed the long journey the United States took to successfully land on the moon and talked…