FAS News

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EAP offers mental health guidance series around COVID-19

August 9, 2021

To help support the UT community through the transition of students and faculty returning to the classroom and the range of emotions and uncertainties associated with the pandemic, the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) counselors created a Coming Back Together series of videos and handouts to encourage the community to come together with understanding and compassion.


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Implementing Fall Plans; Reminders of Existing COVID-19 Guidance

August 4, 2021

Dear FAS colleagues,

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As summer comes to a close, I wanted to provide an update on where we stand with our plans for the fall and share some important reminders about COVID-19 precautions and guidance we should all be mindful of as we enter in the fall months.

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ID Center provides online services in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

August 3, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic shifted the campus to online learning, the ID Center had to find ways to move in-person processes online quickly.


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ITS Collaborates with Dell Medical School on Digital wallet concept

July 16, 2021

ITS and the Dell Medical School partnered together to implement a “Digital Identity Wallet” concept that would allow medical patients to choose how they share their personal information through a mobile device.


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New uses for DocuSign at UT expanding in support of hybrid work

July 9, 2021

Sheilagh O’Hare, Records and Information Management Services (RIMS) senior business analyst, has seen use cases for DocuSign increase steadily since the document management service was launched at the university in 2017. DocuSign enables a workflow that is entirely digital, including signatures. RIMS and ITS Applications support the service.


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Bass Concert Hall renovation improves audience experience in Austin’s largest theater

July 8, 2021

According to Bob Bursey, executive and artistic director for Texas Performing Arts, facilities such as the university’s Bass Concert Hall, built in 1981, require ongoing investment to meet the expectations of artists and audiences.