University of Texas at Austin

This photo released by courtesy of the Blanton Museum of Art shows Andy Warhol's 1980 painting of "Farrah Fawcett." (AP Photo/Blanton Museum of Art, Copyright The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts)

Jury says portrait of Fawcett belongs to O’Neal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury says an Andy Warhol portrait of late actress Farrah Fawcett belongs to actor Ryan O’Neal and he should be allowed to keep it. The panel of six men and […]

12/19/2013

Actor Ryan O’Neal (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Ryan O’Neal, university make final pitch to jury

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A jury should honor Farrah Fawcett’s wishes and force Ryan O’Neal to hand over a portrait of the late actress done by Andy Warhol to the University of Texas at Austin, […]

12/16/2013

Conservative students to stage ‘immigrant game’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A conservative student group announced Monday they will play a “Catch an Illegal Immigrant Game” this week on the University of Texas at Austin, drawing condemnation from Democrats and a threat […]

11/18/2013

Georgetown University's campus in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Obama administration says colleges should seek diversity

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is telling colleges and universities they can continue to use admissions to increase diversity among their students, even in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that could potentially […]

09/26/2013

Lyndon Johnson poses with his new bride, former Lady Bird Taylor, in front of the capitol, Washington, DC in 1934. (AP Photo)

LBJ and Lady Bird courtship love letters released

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Days after the congressional aide met the University of Texas history and journalism graduate in Austin, he boldly proposed marriage. Claudia Alta Taylor, the 21-year-old rancher’s daughter known to her friends as “Bird,” was intrigued.

02/13/2013

North Dakota State U. lifts evacuation order

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota State University has lifted its evacuation order. The university ordered all students and employees to leave campus Monday morning after it received a bomb threat. The university says is […]

09/14/2012

U. of Texas orders evacuation, cites 'threats'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) – The University of Texas has issued an alert on its website ordering an evacuation “due to threats on campus.” The alert posted shortly before 10 a.m. Friday says people on campus […]

09/14/2012

California universities and Affirmative Action

(AP) – University of California leaders weighed in on the U.S. Supreme Court case over the use of affirmative action in college admissions Monday, arguing that it’s necessary to consider race to ensure student diversity […]

08/13/2012

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