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Four New Books From the Longhorn Universe to Read in 2019

Heirs of the Founders By H.W. Brands, PhD ’85 New York Times best-selling author and UT history professor Brands is known for his gripping narration and colorful...


Power of Movement

UT professor Gesel Mason is preserving the work of black choreographers in her digital archive, “No Boundaries.”


Ricky & His Locker

On the 20th Anniversary of Ricky Williams breaking the career NCAA rushing record, a look back at the magical 1998 Longhorn season and a peek into his old locker.


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

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


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 how she hypes up DKR Texas-Memorial...


15 Years of Texas 4000

For the last 15 years, UT students have been riding their bikes from Texas to Alaska for the fight against cancer with the help of Longhorns all across the country.


The Dittmar Scrapbook

UT’s H..J. Lutcher Stark Center has unearthed a scrapbook that once belonged to Gus “Pig” Dittmar. The hundreds of photos, captions, and newspaper...


Man of Action

Author Patrick Cox on the often untold story of Tom Sealy, a man at the center of many of the changes taking place during the twentieth century, at UT, in Texas,...


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.