Officials say the plan came about after widespread discussion with students, alumni, and community members and it will focus on two broad areas.
In a letter posted online, Interim President Jay Hartzell confirmed the news of "the COVID-19-related death of one of our custodial services team members" and says that it's the university's first death related to the coronavirus.
In the PSA entitled "The Power of Teamwork," Herman urges Texans to work together as a team to stop COVID-19 by washing their hands, social distancing, wearing a mask and staying home when possible.
The plan is titled "Protect Texas Together" and officials say it was built with flexibility in mind for students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
UT Austin says that the change will ensure that testing limitations due to COVID-19 do not affect a student's ability to apply as spring test dates for the ACT and SAT have been canceled.
New research conducted by UT Austin Associate Manager Professor, Francisco Polidoro Jr, has shown that when the Food and Drug Administration has more information about an existing drug, the longer it took for the agency to approve new drugs for the same condition.
Since 2019 he’s been working for hours each day on the app called “Keep Austin Black”, a directory to help others support the African American community.
The UT community will have access to "isolation spaces" through APH if they can not self-isolate or quarantine safely in their own residence.
An analysis led by researchers at UT Austin has found the fossil is actually a giant, soft-shell egg from approximately 66 million years ago!
Safehorns president Joell McNew joins Marcel Clarke on FOX 7 Austin to talk about the organization's concerns about campus safety at UT Austin.
All students, faculty, staff and visitors will be required to wear masks or cloth face coverings when they are in campus buildings.
Dr. Shelley Payne, director of the LaMontagne Center for Infectious Disease at UT Austin, joins Rebecca Thomas on FOX 7 Austin to discuss what's next with the COVID-19 pandemic.
The university says the fall semester will begin as scheduled on August 26 and classes will run until Thanksgiving.
Steven Pedigo, the director of LBJ Urban Lab and co-author of the playbook, joins Marcel Clarke to talk about the major points of his report.
The report notes that COVID-19 has caused disruptions that have provided opportunities to reshape Texas' approach to critical services such as health care, education, and economic development for both rural and urban communities.
Officials say they do not plan to announce any major decisions and that today's briefing is an opportunity for people to learn about the process of planning to get students, faculty, and staff back.
UT researcher Daniel Wrapp joins Marcel Clarke to speak about new research from UT Austin about llama antibodies and the coronavirus.
Doctor Steven Warach with UT Austin joins Marcel Clarke to talk about how the coronavirus appears to be causing strokes in young adults.
UT Austin President Greg Fenves and Interim UT President Jay Hartzell said that the university's goal remains to reopen the "Forty Acres" in the fall.
In a phased plan, beginning Friday, restaurants, retailers, movie theaters and malls can reopen if they want to, but operate at only 25 percent capacity.