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UT institutions earn top 5 spot in the world for U.S. patents granted

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Researchers and inventors at University of Texas institutions are once again among the world’s most innovative, based on the number of patents granted in 2018.

University of Texas institutions have more than 38,000 reasons to celebrate this month. That’s how many undergraduate, graduate and professional students earned degrees from 14 UT institutions at spring commencements, according to preliminary data.

The University of Texas System Board of Regents will meet Wednesday and Thursday, May 22-23 in Austin. The meeting will be held on the second floor of the UT System Building, 210 West 7th St. in Austin.

The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers has inducted two more exceptional educators.