April 24, 2006 |
Nearly 200,000 electronic records at the University of Texas' Business School have been illegally accessed, officials said. It was the school's second major breach in three years. The university said it learned late Friday that some Social Security numbers and possibly biographical material of students, alumni, faculty and staff might have been accessed.
May 13, 2005 |
University of Texas officials in Austin decided to enter the bidding to run the Los Alamos nuclear lab in New Mexico. The regents voted to pursue a joint operating agreement with Lockheed Martin Corp., which already partners with the university in research at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque. The decision puts the Texas university in direct competition with the University of California, the current operator of Los Alamos.
April 7, 1988
The University of Texas hired Tom Penders of Rhode Island as its basketball coach. Penders, 42, said he accepted without hesitation although his two-year stay at Rhode Island "was a happy marriage." In those two seasons, Rhode Island had a 48-17 record. This season, the team reached the regional semifinals of the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. tournament. Penders replaces Bob Weltlich, who was fired March 14.
October 25, 1988
Mark Schubert, coach of the Mission Viejo Nadadores from 1972-1985 and coach of the Mission Bay Makos in Boca Raton, Fla., since then, has been named to succeed Richard Quick as the women's swim coach at the University of Texas. Schubert, 39, is taking over a program that won 5 national titles under Quick, who is now the women's swim coach at Stanford.
March 15, 2003 |
Authorities filed federal charges against a 20-year-old student accused of hacking into a University of Texas computer system and stealing Social Security numbers and other personal data from more than 55,000 students, faculty and staffers. Christopher A. Phillips, who is studying computer science at the Austin campus, was charged with unlawful access to a protected computer and unlawful use of a means of identification.
August 3, 1989 |
Richard Quick, coach of the 1988 U.S. Olympic team and currently the coach of the Stanford women's swimming team, responded Wednesday to a published report suggesting that the pressure he put on his athletes at the University of Texas contributed to their eating disorders. "I was aware of a few eating disorders on our team at the University of Texas," said Quick, who was at the national long course meet at USC.