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Sights Unseen: Star Party

A look at the night sky from two very different telescopes perched atop campus buildings.

 
 

Light the Tower

For all the biggest UT moments, the Tower glows orange. Here’s how it happens.

 
 

Where Poe Sat

UT’s Harry Ransom Center has an important artifact from an important Romantic writer on display: Edgar Allan Poe’s writing desk.

 
 

The Texas Ten 2018

Since 2011, the Alcalde has honored UT professors with the Texas 10 awards.

 
 

Tower Girl

At the very top of the UT Tower, lives Austin’s only known year-round peregrine falcon, “Tower Girl.” In January 2018, after eight years of living here,...

 
 

Unleashing the Raptors

In spring 2018, UT’s Department of Theatre and Dance performed an interpretation of Enron, a 2009 play about the infamous scandal. As part of a unique interdisciplinary...

 
 

Sights Unseen: Friezes

Architecture Professor Lawrence Speck explains the history and meaning of UT’s friezes, the ornamental symbols adorning many campus buildings.

 
 

Finest Hour: Honoring the 2017 Distinguished Alumni

Each year, some of UT’s most noteworthy return to campus for a weekend to celebrate their accomplishments and receive the highest honor awarded to UT Austin alumni:...

 
 

The Invention That Could Transform Cancer Surgery

Researchers at The University of Texas have invented the MasSpec Pen, a disposable device that can detect cancer during surgery in just 10 seconds. Its potential...

 
 

Thunderbirds

From the Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, the Thunderbirds have been putting on air shows for almost 65 years. Meet two UT alums who are behind the dazzling loops...

 
 
 
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