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  • Coded responses from the University Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan open comment period. Dr. Audrey Sorrells ( in the Office of the Dean of Students is chairing the implementation committee, and would be happy to receive any additional inquiries from faculty.
  • Classroom Behavior Response: We have developed a “tri-fold” document to assist faculty members assess and respond to disruption in a classroom setting. This document went out in an email to all faculty on August 23, but we wanted to share again with Council. It can also be found through this link
  • CARE: The Counselors in Academic Residence (CARE) homepage lists all the colleges with CARE counselors on site. We encourage any and all faculty to utilize this resource if they have any concerns with student wellbeing.
  • BCAL: For concerns about any member of the university community, the phone number for the Behavior Concerns Advice Line is 512-232-5050. Reports may also be filed online through the following link.
Sept. 19, 2018

Flu Season Forecasts Could Be More Accurate with Access to Health Care Companies’ Data

New research shows that data routinely collected by health care companies could enable more accurate forecasts of when the next flu season will peak, how long it will last and how many people will get sick.

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Sept. 18, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY: Austin Families to Celebrate Statewide Sustainability at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Planet Texas 2050 is hosting a free, family-friendly event at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center for Central Texas residents passionate about conservation and sustainability.

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Sept. 18, 2018

First-Ever Method for Controlling Nanomotors is Developed by UT Engineers

In a breakthrough for nanotechnology, engineers at UT have developed the first method for selecting and switching the mechanical motion of nanomotors.

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