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A Secret Garden in the UT Tower

For more than a century, the Plant Resources Center has been building one of the best collections on campus. These days, it’s a world-renowned research destination...

 
 

Good Reads [Summer Edition]

The lazy days of long, luxurious summer vacations may be gone for most of us, but the tradition of summer reading is still one of our favorites. The Alcalde asked...

 
 

School of Life

Some of the happiest students on the Forty Acres don’t do homework or take tests. At the first meeting of the semester, around 200 students gather in a lecture...

 
 

Restoring Order

A new disciplinary method is keeping kids in school with a solution that sounds startlingly simple: talking it out. Picture this: 10-year-old Ben trips his classmate....

 
 

The Healing Spirit

Ask Briana Donis how she’s feeling, and she doesn’t hesitate: “Amazing!” she says. That answer isn’t what you might expect, considering...

 
 

Longhorns Give Back with Project Worldwide

Each February, thousands of UT alumni around the world gather together to give back to their communities for Project Worldwide, a monthlong service initiative hosted...

 
 

A New Story About Three Old Churches

In the Mixtec region of southern Mexico stand three magnificent Gothic churches: Santo Domingo Yanhuitlán, San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula, and San Juan Bautista...

 
 

David Heymann on “My Beautiful City Austin”

Nostalgia is a way of life in Austin. Yet while each generation has its own set of I-Remember-When’s, few Austinites pause in the midst of the city’s...

 
 

UT Scientist Maps History of Greenland Ice Sheet

Imagine that Texas is covered in ice. (Difficult, right?) Now imagine that three Texases are covered in ice. That’s about the size of the Greenland ice sheet—the...

 
 
 
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