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The Road Back to Film School

Robert Rodriguez has been held up as the prototypical film school dropout, a walking argument for doing things your own way and bypassing...

 

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Party Partial

To Understand #BringBackOurGirls, Look to History

What I’ve Learned at UT: ‘We’re All Human’

 

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Kevin Durant Wins Big at ESPY Awards

Former Longhorn basketball star Kevin Durant was honored twice during Wednesday night’s ESPY Awards, winning both the “Best...

 

Court Sides 2-1 With UT in Fisher Case

Report: McRaven a Candidate for UT Chancellor

Mack Brown Set to Join ESPN as a College Football Analyst

 
 

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The Family That Walks on All Fours: Setting the Record Straight

In 2006, the BBC released a documentary about five members of a Turkish family who walk on all fours. Turkish neuroscientist Uner...

 

UT Researchers Engineer Mutant Worms That Can’t Get Drunk

UT’s Athletic Director on Paying Student-Athletes: ‘It Would Hurt the Wrong Folks’

Cigarroa Relents: Powers to Keep Job Until 2015

 

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What You Missed at Today’s Transparency Committee Meeting

Inquisitive, passionate, disruptive, smart, a lightning rod, a bully, talented, and the Terrell Owens of higher education: Those are just...

 

Swords Down: Regents Pursue Peace After Controversial Week

UT Schools Start the Push for State Construction Funds

Student Leaders Back the President (and Other Updates from the Powers Struggle)

 
 

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Telling the Stories of the Whitman Shooting [Podcast]

On a hot August day in 1966, Charles Whitman carried a footlocker full of guns and ammunition to the top of the UT Tower and started...

 

UT Advocates Podcast: Sen. Kirk Watson on the Dell Medical School

UT’s First Med School Dean Talks About His Vision [Podcast]

Michener Center Director on the Famous Writers He’s Known [Podcast]

 

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Querida Argentina

The Flying Longhorns find a taste of Texas in Buenos Aires and Patagonia. “The eyes of Texas are upon you!” The group belted...

 

Cold Plunge

From Sea to Sky: Galápagos to Machu Picchu, Part 2

From Sea to Sky: Galápagos to Machu Picchu, Part 1

 
 

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The Family That Walks on All Fours: Setting the Record Straight

In 2006, the BBC released a documentary about five members of a Turkish family who walk on all fours. Turkish neuroscientist Uner Tan, who discovered the family,...

 
 

UT Researchers Engineer Mutant Worms That Can’t Get Drunk

Being a scientist at UT is a pretty good gig. There’s a giant petawatt laser that you could use, it’s a fast track to becoming an astronaut, and, most...

 
 

Kevin Durant Wins Big at ESPY Awards

Former Longhorn basketball star Kevin Durant was honored twice during Wednesday night’s ESPY Awards, winning both the “Best NBA Player” and “Best...

 
 

UT’s Athletic Director on Paying Student-Athletes: ‘It Would Hurt the Wrong Folks’

Are student-athletes employees, and should they be paid? It’s a debate that’s still heating up: Northwestern University football players are attempting...

 
 

What You Missed at Today’s Transparency Committee Meeting

Inquisitive, passionate, disruptive, smart, a lightning rod, a bully, talented, and the Terrell Owens of higher education: Those are just a few of the words legislators...

 
 

Court Sides 2-1 With UT in Fisher Case

In a 2-1 decision Tuesday, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court upheld an earlier ruling that UT did not violate the 14th Amendment by refusing admission to Abigail Fisher. The...

 
 

Announcing the 2014 Distinguished Alumni

Every year on an autumn evening, several hundred Longhorns gather to celebrate a group of their most accomplished peers. There are moving video tributes, heartfelt...

 
 

Longhorn Nation

This Longhorn family celebrates over 35 years of Texas pride as the ninth member of their family arrives on the Forty Acres to study. From left, Bill Rhea, BA ’82,...

 
 

Swords Down: Regents Pursue Peace After Controversial Week

The stage was set. With national media attention pointed at UT, Thursday’s UT System Board of Regents meeting was poised to be a textbook example of political...

 
 

Report: McRaven a Candidate for UT Chancellor

Paul Burka over at Texas Monthly is reporting (although he doesn’t name his source or sources, and he doesn’t say how good the information is) that...

 
 
 
 
 
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