Researchers from the University of Texas and the University of Texas at Arlington will be testing water in Montague County to see if chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking as it's commonly called, make their way into groundwater in Montague County.
When a report on American history classes at the state's two public flagship universities was released this month, it quickly became clear that its sponsors were pursuing more than an intellectual exercise.
University of Texas System officials announced a plan today to merge two South Texas universities into a new institution that would be eligible for funding from the state's main higher education endowment.
The University of Texas at Austin said students could return to buildings on its main campus at noon on Friday after evacuating due to bomb threats received in the morning. The school's website said that the remainder of Friday classes were canceled but other activities scheduled on the campus will resume at 5 p.m.