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Looking at Family History to Discover What it Means to Be a Longhorn

My grandmother has the most wonderful collection of books. Or, she had the most wonderful collection of books, until pancreatic cancer...

 

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World-Renowned Pediatric Surgeon Charles Fraser Comes Home to UT

Baby John Doe lies on the operating table, his brown plastic skin shining under the surgical lights. Nurses at Dell Children’s Medical...

 

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Meet the Woman Leading the Longhorn Band

Senior drum major Jessica Martinez is only the fourth woman to lead the Longhorn Band in its 118 years of existence. Here’s...

 
 
 

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Students Compete in Annual Research Showdown to Make an Impact Beyond the 40 Acres

In the summer of 2018, Plan II and government senior Charlie Bonner grabbed his bags, packed up his burnt-orange Jeep, and took off...

 

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For Every Longhorn on Your List: Our 2018 Texas Gift Guide

From stocking stuffers and weekend staycations to burnt-orange boots.

 
 

Texas Exes Welcomes 2018 Distinguished Alumni Home to the Forty Acres

Each year, some of UT’s finest alumni return home to the Forty Acres for a weekend to celebrate their accomplishments and receive Texas Exes’ highest...

 
 

New Books from the Longhorn Universe to Read this 2018 Holiday Season

What Do You Do with a Voice Like That? By Chris Barton, BA ’93 New York Times bestselling-author Chris Barton reconstructs the life of Barbara Jordan and her journey...

 
 

UT Austin Researchers Use Virus That Killed Bevo XIV to Fight Hepatitis C

It was the fall of 2015, and football season was just getting started when the news broke. For weeks, people had been getting curious: Why is Bevo XIV not at the...

 
 

Contemporary African Design Comes to Austin with Blanton’s Latest Exhibit

When you walk into the Blanton Museum of Art’s newest temporary exhibit, the first thing you see is bits of scrap metal and wire that are twisted and melded together...

 
 

How Gamedays in Austin Are Bigger—and More Burnt-Orange—Than Ever

With lower prices, more to do, and more burnt-orange pageantry, Saturdays in Austin get a massive upgrade. Big changes have come to Texas football. Possibly on...

 
 

For 35 Years, These Longhorns Have Been Bringing Day of the Dead to Austin

Thirty-four years ago, the Mexic-Arte Museum’s annual Día de los Muertos celebration was small enough to fit inside the main gallery of their 300-square-foot...

 
 

Maiden Voyage: Discovering the Magic of Travel on the Emerald Isle

Do you believe in fairy tales? I do. And if you spend just a week in Ireland, you might, too. In the first week of June, I embarked on my very first trip abroad,...

 
 

A New Book Tells the Story of Longhorn O.H. “Bud” Frazier and His Quest to Build an Artificial Heart

Texas Monthly executive editor and Houstonian Mimi Swartz says that, in some ways, the subject of her latest book was always right under her nose—she just didn’t...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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