Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage

...they would welcome those changes."It's a job creation measure," said Daniel Hamermesh, an economist at the University of Texas, Austin. "Employers will substitute workers for hours, when the hours get more expensive."


...University teammates. The cost is $5 and proceeds will go to raise scholarship funds for an area athlete.? The University of Texas says it has contacted the NCAA as the school investigates allegations of academic misconduct in its men's basketball...

Of Mutual Interest: Taxes matter in fund investing, even when there's no bill

...timing the market, but that is extremely difficult to do persistently," says Clemens Sialm, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin. "Often, it's much easier to create value by managing your trading costs and managing taxes."Sialm...

DirecTV ends ad campaign with Rob Lowe

...Angeline Close, an associate professor at the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations at the University of Texas, said Lowe's stunning transformations are not only funny, but likely jolted consumers into considering the switch...

Want to stand out in cap and gown? Decorate the mortarboard

...3-D constructions. Other students decorate caps with school logos, or fraternity or sorority letters.At the University of Texas at Dallas last year, Laurel Mohrman had a simple message on her cap: "DEBT FREE."A 2014 Lehigh University...

Longhorn fans show support for Jordan Spieth

University of Texas fan Chance Steward, of Fort Worth, was eager to get home to celebrate...pretty well received, anyway."Steward's son is a student at the University of Texas, where Spieth played golf before turning pro in 2012.Steward...

Ben Crenshaw bids emotional farewell to Masters

...Austin made the trip to see him play in the Masters one last time. Most of them wore orange hats (in honor of the University of Texas) with the phrase "the last walk" on the back."There will be a vacuum that is going to be hard to fill...

Spieth's superb putting, determination led to first green jacket

...for 12th place, called Spieth's performance "impressive beyond belief."The book on Spieth since he left the University of Texas golf team to turn pro early in his sophomore year of 2012 has always been that he is very good in every phase of...

Crenshaw became part of Masters history with 1984, 1995 wins

...his first Masters.It was a day that had been in the making for years. As a hotshot amateur coming out of the University of Texas, Crenshaw had dominated the college ranks and was expected to be a force in the majors.He had come so close so...

2015 Masters will be Crenshaw's last as a player

...debut ? Spieth led the Masters with 11 holes to go and tied for second place.Spieth, who played golf at the University of Texas, as did Crenshaw, has known Crenshaw since Spieth's freshman year with the Longhorns in 2011. Spieth is already...