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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...

 
 

Brownsville Chapter Celebrates 25 Years of Sending Off New Longhorns

Letty Fernandez, BJ ’78, Life Member, remembers that first night, 25 years ago, when she and the other Brownsville Texas Exes bid farewell to a small group of...

 
 

LBJ Presidential Library Names Historian Kyle Longley as New Director

On Wednesday, the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum named historian Kyle Longley as the institution’s fifth director, beginning on July 29. The announcement...

 
 

This Is Texas Tour Gets Longhorns’ Heads in the Game

At each stop on the This Is Texas Tour, the venue would come alive as a burnt-orange crowd of alumni, future Longhorns, and fans dressed in their gameday best filed...

 
 

Now and Then: Looking at the Lives of Two UT Grads, 80 Years Apart

June 6, 1938, was a perfectly moonlit summer night in Austin. Gathered before the one-year-old Tower were 1,161 students, dressed in black gowns and tasseled hats....

 
 

Alumna Kayleen Schaefer on Her Debut Book ‘Text Me When You Get Home’

Journalist Kayleen Schaefer’s new book looks at modern female friendship and what makes it so special. Over the course of just one weekend I found myself saying,...

 
 

Four New Books From the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off Summer

The Austin Cookbook By Paula Forbes Whether it’s smoked turkey from La Barbecue, fried chicken from Lucy’s, or pumpkin bread from Kerbey Lane, The Austin Cookbook...

 
 

Harry Ransom Center Acquires Lifework of Famous Photographer Fritz Henle

“My father’s three mantras were ‘beauty,’ ‘truth,’ and ‘freedom,’” the daughter of the late photographer Fritz Henle, Tina Henle, tells me...

 
 

How the Pluckers Founders Built Themselves a Wing-Dom

It’s 2 a.m. Saturday and the bars are closed. A group of rowdy students, home from their trek down Austin’s Sixth Street, bust into the Pluckers Wing Bar tucked...

 
 

Lives On Hold: Longhorn DACA Recipients Tell Their Stories

Lawmakers spent the last six months negotiating the future of the Deferred Action Childhood Arrival Program. Longhorn Dreamers talk about this period of uncertainty...

 
 
 
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