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UT Austin Receives Recognition for Its Tree Management and Conservation Efforts

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April 15, 2022

April 29 is National Arbor Day and last month The University of Texas at Austin earned 2021 Arbor Day Foundation Tree Campus Higher Education recognition for its commitment to promoting healthy trees and educating the campus community—all thanks to the efforts of Landscape & Integrated Building Services and its Urban Forestry team, as well as contributing students, staff, faculty and other campus partners. This marks the fourteenth consecutive year that the university has received this honor.

FAS and Data to Insights (D2I) Initiative to Generate Data Insights for Decision Makers

FAS and Data to Insights (D2I) Initiative
April 15, 2022

Benjamin Franklin once said that nothing is certain except death and taxes. In our modern world, another certainty to add to the list is data.

Announcing Xavier Rivera Marzán as Executive Director for Utilities & Energy Management (UEM)

Xavier Rivera Marzán, Executive Director for Utilities & Energy Management
April 6, 2022

I am pleased to announce that Xavier Rivera Marzán has been appointed as the Executive Director for Utilities & Energy Management (UEM) effective May 9, 2022.

Celebrate Earth Month in April by taking advantage of these events and resources

Earth Month Celebration
April 5, 2022

April 22 is Earth Day and to celebrate in the weeks leading up to the event, we are sharing some campus resources that help preserve our planet’s health by empowering you to participate in and, hopefully, pick up some new habits!

Former Office of Emergency Preparedness partners with FAS Communications to rebrand and promote its evolving mission

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April 4, 2022

Major winter freezes, damaging hailstorms, historic tornadoes, and an unprecedented pandemic. The past two years’ events have brought significant changes to how The University of Texas at Austin responds to emergencies.

Announcing Kerri Battles as the Director of FAS Communications

Kerri Battles headshot
March 28, 2022

Dear FAS colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that Kerri Battles has been appointed to Director for FAS Communications effective April 1, 2022. Kerri has held the role of Interim Director since June 2021 and previously held the position of Assistant Director for FAS Communications.

Changing COVID-19 guidance for UT Austin and FAS

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March 22, 2022

Dear FAS colleagues,

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In this week’s COVID-19 newsletter from the executive committee, you may have noticed changes in how the university is talking about masking, COVID-19 testing and general health and wellness recommendations.

Final piece, South End Zone project completes Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium at Campbell-Williams Field

Project planning
March 22, 2022

What was once an open bleacher area on the south side of the UT Austin stadium has become state-of-the-art, premium seating for Texas Athletics program supporters.

FAS Language Services Pilot

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March 1, 2022

Dear FAS colleagues,

En Español

As the university’s strategic planning effort continues moving forward, FAS is also renewing its focus on talent management which requires us to be intentional in how we approach engaging employees. We want to not only achieve our business objectives but also encourage and support connections between employees, their leadership and their peers. 

From plant life to wildlife, caring for campus grounds is a collaborative effort

Feb. 22, 2022

Winter Storm Uri impacted much of campus life, landscaping not excluded. The unprecedented extreme weather resulted in dead or damaged plant life across camps.