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Celebrating UT’s First-Generation Students on Campus

Statistically speaking, I shouldn’t even be at UT,” senior Margarita Herrera says when we meet. She proceeds to list off a number of reasons: she’s an immigrant,...

 
 

Getting to Know New UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken

James B. Milliken is sitting in a bright, polished conference room with marble floors and gaping windows that overlook Austin in The University of Texas System’s...

 
 

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...

 
 

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,...

 
 

New UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken Speaks at Texas Tribune Festival

Just two weeks into his role as the new UT System chancellor, James B. Milliken took the stage at the Stateside Paramount Theater for the 2018 Texas Tribune Festival. “This...

 
 

Honoring Eduardo Rodriguez at Texas Law’s 20th Annual Tailgate Extravaganza

As a record number of people made their way over to the stadium for the Texas vs. USC game on Saturday, a party was underway at the UT School of Law. Nearly 1,200...

 
 

Five Highlights From President Fenves’ Fall 2018 State of the University Address

As the fall 2018 semester gets underway, President Greg Fenves gave the annual State of the University Address on Thursday, marking his fourth year as president...

 
 

UT Austin Astronomers Are Recreating the Cosmos on Earth

It’s a seemingly average day in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The sun is blazing, the mountains loom in the distance, and the people in the rows of neighborhoods go...

 
 
 
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