The University of Texas at Austin says it will continue to automatically admit eligible Texas students in the top 6% of their high school graduating class beginning in the summer and fall of 2022.
Greek life at UT was warned, if they do throw parties of more than ten people, they could face criminal charges.
UT claimed victory over UTEP in their first game of the season at DKR and before students could watch the game they had to pass a COVID test.
UT’s current confirmed positive case rate for students and staff sits at 814.
Fans say all the restrictions are just a small price to pay to have some sort of normalcy back.
COVID-19 has limited how much fans can interact with one another prior to the game and during the game.
As UT prepares for kick-off, students are having to make some preparations of their own, like get tested for COVID-19.
Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin in collaboration with Houston Methodist and other institutions have developed an antibody test for the virus that causes COVID-19 that is reportedly more accurate and can handle a much larger number of donor samples at lower overall cost than standard antibody tests currently in use.
University of Texas students who are sports fans and want to go to the football game Saturday (9/12) will have to pass a COVID-19 test.
It is game week for UT Austin!
Students said it's a lack of communication that has them concerned and that's why they are petitioning the university for more transparency about COVID-19 outbreaks on campus.
Kendra Scott will co-teach a course named Women in Entrepreneurship as part of a new faculty appointment at UT Austin.
With the first home football game around the corner, several Longhorn band members are still saying they won't be performing "The Eyes of Texas".
Dr. Mark Escott, Austin's Interim Health Authority, says he has confidence in students on campus, but also recognizes they are at a higher risk for COVID-19 because of the close interaction students typically spend with one another.
On Thursday, during the meeting of the UT System Board of Regents, the petition was presented with demands beyond all online classes.
Mark Roberts, executive director of the McCombs Real Estate Center at the University of Texas, joins Rebecca Thomas on FOX 7 Austin to discuss how Gov. Abbott's proposed legislation punishing cities who defund police could affect Project Connect and the property taxes of Austin residents.
The sneaker, a Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 37, will feature a longhorns logo as well as college's iconic colors.
The reopening, slated for Friday, August 28, will allow visitors to enjoy outdoor programs at a limited capacity.
University officials are requesting students returning to campus quarantine for two weeks before attending any school activities.
22-year-old Jennifer Cave was found murdered in a West Campus apartment and her case is the subject of a true-crime podcast