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UT GALLUP ALUMNI SURVEY REPORTS

Report a bias incident to the Campus Climate Response Team

  • Coded responses from the University Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan open comment period. Dr. Audrey Sorrells (audrey.sorrells@austin.utexas.edu) 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. 24, 2018

No Link Between Barnett Shale Natural Gas Production and Methane in Groundwater, Studies Conclude

After four years of studies, scientists have found no link between methane present in water wells outside of Fort Worth and nearby gas production activities in the Barnett Shale. 

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Sept. 24, 2018

Birds Reinvent Voice Box in Novel Evolutionary Twist

Birds tote around two vocal organs inside their bodies, but only one works. New research suggests that this distinct avian anatomy arose because birds opted for building a brand new vocal organ.

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Sept. 24, 2018

Common Weed Killer Linked to Bee Deaths

The world’s most widely used weed killer, Roundup, causes honey bees to lose some of their beneficial bacteria and are more susceptible to infection and death from harmful bacteria.

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