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UT Becomes Leading Texas Public University in Graduation Success

In 2011, former UT president Bill Powers set the ambitious goal of raising four-year graduation rates from 52 percent that spring to 70 percent by 2017. Today,...

 
 

Highlights From President Fenves’ Third State of the University Speech

Wrapping up the end of his second year as president of The University of Texas and marking the start of a new semester, Greg Fenves gave his third State of the...

 
 

Monica Murrell Named 2017 Top Hand

Sitting in a room filled with nearly 100 other Longhorns, Monica Murrell, BA ’02, Life Member, never expected to hear her name called. What she thought was...

 
 

Harry Ransom Center’s ‘Mexico Modern’ Looks at Post-Revolutionary Mexico

In the sketch, ragged strokes outline a young Frida Kahlo, her head tilting sideways while she holds hands with her husband, muralist Diego Rivera. It was December...

 
 

5 New Books to Read in September From the Longhorn Universe

Woman Walk the Line: How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives edited by Holly Gleason Chock-full of essays written by and about female country artists,...

 
 

Meet Alejandrina Guzman, UT’s First Latina Student Body President

As the first Latina student body president at UT and the first student with a disability elected to the position in the Big 12, Alejandrina Guzman is ready to lead. After...

 
 

Hurricane Harvey’s Effects on Longhorn Community

After the devastating Hurricane Harvey hit land on Friday, flooding Texas cities and displacing more than 30,000 people, here’s what we know about its...

 
 

July|August 2017 Good Reads

Armadillo World Headquarters: A Memoir by Eddie Wilson, with Jesse Sublett The year was 1975 when Threadgill’s owner Eddie Wilson created Armadillo World Headquarters...

 
 

The Modern Artist

Associate Professor of Performance as Public Practice Paul Bonin-Rodriguez says a degree in fine art is worth much more in today’s world than people realize. Compared...

 
 

I’ll Be Loving You, Esther’s

Esther’s Follies, Austin’s iconic comedy theater, celebrates 40 years. On a late Thursday evening in Downtown Austin, the streets are waking up as bar-goers,...

 
 
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