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The mission of The University of Texas at Austin is to achieve excellence in the interrelated areas of undergraduate education, graduate education, research and public service. The university provides superior and comprehensive educational opportunities at the baccalaureate through doctoral and special professional educational levels.

The university contributes to the advancement of society through research, creative activity, scholarly inquiry and the development of new knowledge. The university preserves and promotes the arts, benefits the state’s economy, serves the citizens through public programs and provides other public service.

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Coming soon to Texas and Louisiana? Turbines and a support platform at Gwynt y Mor off North Wales. Ben Birchall/PA Images via Getty Images

Next US energy boom could be wind power in the Gulf of Mexico

The US is a latecomer to offshore wind development, but President Biden has set big goals for expanding it. The Gulf of Mexico has good conditions and a large offshore energy industry.
No hay una fórmula fácil. Stefani Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images

Qué hay detrás de la escasez de leche de fórmula para bebés en EE. UU.

Madres, padres y cuidadores de todo EE. UU. han tenido que competir por comprar botes de leche de fórmula o recorrer largas distancias para conseguirla. ¿Por qué escasea justo ahora? ¿Puede tener implicaciones nutricionales para toda una generación?
Ending workplace sexual harassment means going beyond holding perpetrators to account to address a ‘network of complicity’ that enables unethical conduct. (Shutterstock)

Banning non-disclosure agreements isn’t enough to stop unethical workplace leader behaviour

Research in universities and businesses experiencing persistent sexual harassment shows non-disclosure agreements can have negative effects on workers and their organizations.
A lengthy spell in prison awaits the convicted sexual predator. Nuccio DiNuzzo/Getty Images via AFP

R. Kelly was aided by a network of complicity – common in workplace abuse – that enabled crimes to go on for decades

The former R&B star faces the possibility of life in prison after being found guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking. The trial exposed the role of enablers within his inner circle, too.
L'attaquant de la Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo, célèbre un but le 7 novembre 2018 durant un match de la Ligue des Champions.
L'international portugais est reconnu pour montrer régulièrement, lors des matchs, ses abdominaux parfaitement ciselés.
(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

Abdos parfaits : d’où vient cette obsession des hommes ?

Les statues grecques, les guerres napoléoniennes et l’avènement de la photographie ont tous joué un rôle dans l’obsession des hommes pour des abdominaux parfaits.
The ideal male body didn’t always include chiseled abs. Chris von Wangenheim/Conde Nast via Getty Images

When men started to obsess over six-packs

Greek statues, the Napoleonic wars and the advent of photography all played a role.

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