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The Story of Burnt Orange

On any given Saturday, you might find yourself inside Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, or under the shady oaks of the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, awash in...

 
 

Chapters Celebrate Texas’ Official Dish Featuring Hearty Fare—and Plenty of Heart

Chili, the dish also known as chili con carne, carne con chile Colorado, or simply a bowl of red, is unequivocally Texan. It’s unsurprising, then, that Texans,...

 
 

Go-Getters: Meet the 2018 President’s Leadership Award Winners

Call it a participation trophy. The six recipients of the President’s Leadership Award, given annually by the Texas Exes, represent some the most active participants...

 
 

How One UT Robotics Lab Could Change Our World and Other Worlds, Too

Luis Sentis stands behind the desk in his fourth-floor office in the Woolrich Building, lunging to the right with an arm outstretched, then twisting back to his...

 
 

How Dell Med School Hopes to Transform Health Care

Now with the Dell Med School’s second class of future physicians, brand new buildings, and actual living, breathing patients, there are a few early signs...

 
 

Secrets of Sicily

Each summer, a classics professor leads a crew of volunteers, including UT students, on a quest to uncover the past on a sunny Mediterranean island. The little...

 
 

Sipping From the Well: Understanding the Permanent University Fund

This week, Texas senators have been getting down to business determining how they’ll fund state universities for the next two years. With rising tuition costs...

 
 

Letters to Texas

The life and times of celebrated author Shelby Hearon. You can practically smell the kolaches in Shelby Hearon’s 1991 book Hug Dancing, when her heroine visits...

 
 

Trophy Hunters

In an era when everyone has some kind of award on the shelf, the mantle, or in the attic, what is a trophy really worth? In college football, quite a bit. Besides...

 
 

Game On

For a century, UT students have been participating in organized, non-varsity sports. In celebration of 100 years of blood, sweat, and beer-league competition, we...

 
 
 
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