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The Tyler Rose: The Story of UT’s Recruitment of Earl Campbell

In 1973, Darrell K Royal faced challenges landing top African-American high school football players, so he enlisted a team of recruiters....

 

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Alumna Jam Sanitchat, MA ’03, has been bringing authentic food and joy to Austin for nearly a decade through her restaurant Thai...

 

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Longhorn Gary Kelly Is Remaking the Once-Tiny Southwest Airlines

“I don’t like to lose,” Gary Kelly says to a room full of Texas football players, who nod their heads in agreement. The 64-year-old...

 
 
 

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Cedric Benson: An Appreciation

I told my wife that a Texas great died on his motorcycle this weekend without naming him; I wasn’t sure the name Cedric Benson...

 

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Spice of Life

Alumna Jam Sanitchat, MA ’03, has been bringing authentic food and joy to Austin for nearly a decade through her restaurant Thai...

 
 

Horns Up at the Vatican

Anthony Smecca, UT class of 2021, along with Johnny Smecca, BS ’87, showed their horns while visiting the Vatican in summer 2019.

 
 

Making the UT Ring a Longhorn Tradition

On an exceptionally bright Friday afternoon this past April, nearly 1,500 students and their loved ones stood eagerly before the UT Tower, teeming with excitement...

 
 

Meet the Longhorn Serving as Chairman of the UT System’s Board of Regents

  After graduating from high school in Tyler, Texas, Kevin P. Eltife wanted to stay close to home, so he enrolled at Southern Methodist University. But, as...

 
 

This Longhorn has Visited Nearly 15,000 Starbucks Around the World

Winter never cared much for coffee. In college, he wasn’t like his other classmates, hopped up on caffeine just to get through the day. When the then-fledgling...

 
 

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Unearthing the Ancient ‘Texas Serengeti’

Long-buried fossils collected before World War II are leading UT researchers to think the Texas coast once resembled the African Serengeti.

 
 

How a Recent UT Grad Became an Ambassador for Bumble on Campus

Like many of us lucky enough to attend college, my time in school was spent attending class, working a part-time retail job, studying abroad, and spending hours...

 
 

The Way Back: Moon Unit

A small chunk of the moon resides on the Forty Acres. Between 1969 and 1972, American astronauts brought back 842 pounds of similar specimens of moon rock....

 
 

Getting There: How Swimmer Joseph Schooling Became an Olympic Champion

Joseph Schooling is a member of an elite club: He is among a handful of Longhorn swimmers to have won an NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championship during all...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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