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UT, City of Austin Partner to Fight Traffic

Northerners sometimes joke that there are two seasons: Winter and road construction season. In Austin, it always seems to be the latter. A 10-minute drive doubles or...

 
 

A New Movement

UT faculty member Dorothy Overbey has been dancing professional ballet for almost three decades, and suffered a nearly career-ending injury 16 years ago. In 2000,...

 
 

Art Meets Technology on the 40 Acres

A scale model of the UT Tower that glows and lights up, a virtual room where everything seems to be right at your fingertips, and 3-D-printed toy soldiers are...

 
 

For Roosh Williams, It’s Superstardom Or Bust (Or Law School)

Last year, rapper Roosh Williams, BS ’11, was fired from his teaching job after some of his middle-school students discovered his music online. Word got around...

 
 

Dreams into Movies

Electrodes connected to a sleeping person’s head, lab-coated scientists monitoring a computer screen for subconscious activity—the ability to watch somebody’s...

 
 

Puppy Patrol: Longhorns Help Animals in Baltimore

For the last few years, the Baltimore Chapter of the Texas Exes has searched for a volunteer event open to both alums and their children. On Saturday, Feb. 6th,...

 
 

UT Professor Brian Korgel Leading the Charge on Solar Power

You walk into a clothing store. You buy a T-shirt, walk out into the sunny Texas weather, and later in the day notice that your phone battery is dying. On a cord...

 
 

Fredericksburg Longhorns: Don’t Mess with Texas Highways

In February 2015, members of the Fredericksburg Chapter of the Texas Exes were looking for a way to give back to the local community. Among the piles of trash...

 
 

Philanthropy, Deep-Fried

North Korean immigrant Hyejeong had been in China for a while. She needed a way to feed her baby, but found it difficult to get work. Because her daughter, Sue,...

 
 

A Little Snow Won’t Stop These Longhorns

The Texas Exes Washington D.C. Chapter watched the Texas vs. KU basketball game through two feet of snow on Saturday. As the blizzard raged outside, the Exes huddled...

 
 
 
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