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2014-06-24 20:21:25

AUSTIN, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Austin Communication Group, a sales and marketing company headquartered in Austin, Texas, announced that they were recognized for their excellent work on behalf of a major telecommunications client in the first quarter of 2014. Ranked against other sales and marketing offices, Austin Communication Group was the top performer in their category. The trophy, called the "Campaign Cup," is awarded based on high quality and leading sales...

2014-06-12 08:25:16

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) team from the University of Texas at Austin earned the Ad-ology Research Award for Best Use of Marketing Research during this year's American Advertising Federation (AAF) national conference held May 28-31 in Boca Raton. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140611/117077 The NSAC gives college students a near real-world experience of creating an integrated marketing campaign...

2014-05-28 23:19:15

Recent ATI Graduate Has Closed $4 Million Funding; Building Efficient Engine Technology for Military Vehicles, Shipping, Power Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), today congratulates Yan Engines on its company momentum. Yan Engines, recently graduated from ATI, focuses on delivering fuel-efficient technologies for power generation and transportation through its engine fuel economy...

2014-05-19 23:04:58

Thursday, May 22nd Event at http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com Offers Expert Advice for High School Juniors Just Beginning the College Search; 146 Colleges Available for Live Admissions Chat Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Deciphering the difference between Early Action, Early Decision and Regular Decision college admissions can be overwhelming for students and parents just beginning the college search process. Fortunately, CollegeWeekLive, the leading website where students and colleges meet...

Most Complete Ancient Skeleton From New World Sheds New Light On Human Migration
2014-05-16 07:33:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An international team of scientists have uncovered the most genetically complete human skeleton from the New World yet, dating back more than 12,000 years. The skeleton, discovered in an underwater cave system in the Yucatan Peninsula, is that of a 12-year-old girl who fell into the once dry open pit, breaking her pelvis and likely killing her instantly from the 190-foot fall, according to researchers. Now, the team, a body of...

2014-05-13 23:03:39

Mercy College’s 12th President Timothy L. Hall takes office May 13, 2014. Dobbs Ferry, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Mercy College’s new president Timothy L. Hall begins today as the College’s 12th president. The Mercy College Board of Trustees elected Hall in January 2014. Click here to see a video message from Timothy L. Hall - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u12-qT3EGyc&list=UUbN5EHPqY25vG0rFgjbkMBw Hall said: “Mercy College’s mission and commitment to student success will...

2014-04-11 10:59:06

Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that a protein produced by the influenza A virus helps it outwit one of our body's natural defense mechanisms. That makes the protein a potentially good target for antiviral drugs directed against the influenza A virus. Better antiviral drugs could help the millions of people annually infected by flu, which kills up to 500,000 people each year. When an influenza virus infects a human cell, it uses some of the host's...

2014-03-24 23:28:05

Cancer Fighting Drug Development Company Closes $12 Million Funding Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), is pleased today to announce the admittance of Aeglea BioTherapeutics to its Bio/Health Sciences Portfolio. Aeglea BioTherapeutics is an early-stage drug development company working on novel cancer fighting treatments which recently raised $12 million in financing. “We are...

2014-02-20 12:30:13

Graduate Student Teams Representing Georgia Tech University, Harvard University, University of Maryland, and the University of Texas, Austin Make the Final Cut WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has released the short list of finalist teams in the twelfth annual ULI Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition. The four graduate-level student teams - representing Georgia Tech University, Harvard University, University of Maryland, and the...

Revision To Rules To Decipher Color In Dinosaurs Suggests Connection Between Color And Physiology
2014-02-13 12:36:46

University of Texas at Austin New research that revises the rules allowing scientists to decipher color in dinosaurs may also provide a tool for understanding the evolutionary emergence of flight and changes in dinosaur physiology prior to its origin. In a survey comparing the hair, skin, fuzz and feathers of living terrestrial vertebrates and fossil specimens, a research team from The University of Texas at Austin, the University of Akron, the China University of Geosciences and four...

Latest University of Texas at Austin Reference Libraries

2005-06-02 08:04:23

The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to six feet in width and have a slight upward turn at their tips, as well as for their distinctive "burnt orange" coloring. "The Longhorns" is also the nickname of the sports teams of The University of Texas and the school mascot is a Longhorn named Bevo. The Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America serves as the recognized registry for the breed. Though some historians disagree, the Texas...

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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.