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The Longhorn-eer

The Longhorn-eer

Daron Roberts was student body president during his days at UT. He went on to dual degrees from Harvard. So what will he be doing on the West Virginia sidelines...

 
 

Powers All Business on State of the University at 129

Describing The University of Texas’ strengths and challenges in its 129th year, President Bill Powers got straight down to business. Addressing a 500-seat...

 
 

Hard-Charging Former Arts and Sciences Dean John Silber Dies

One of the nation’s foremost university presidents—a native Texan who first made a name for himself at The University of Texas at Austin—died Thursday....

 
 

Higher Ed Makes Headlines at Conference on the Forty Acres

UT’s campus became the epicenter of Texas public policy debates over the weekend as the Forty Acres hosted the second-annual Texas Tribune Festival. The conference—the...

 
 

Student Chapter Refocuses, With Alumni, Networking, Inspiration…and Cookies

College students have a thousand different interests, and until recently, the Texas Exes Student Chapter did too. The largest student organization on campus put...

 
 
UT Slotted 46th in Latest U.S. News Rankings

UT Slotted 46th in Latest U.S. News Rankings

These days, college rankings aren’t just a dime or dozen—they’re practically a penny per hundred, so many are there. But U.S. News and World Report‘s...

 
 
Flags Commemorate 11th Anniversary of 9/11

Flags Commemorate 11th Anniversary of 9/11

Across the nation, commemorations were more muted today. But The University of Texas campus once again hosted its some 3,000 miniature American flags. Each of the...

 
 

Horns Hoo-rah

When I met my first four-star general, a UT grad, I was shell-shocked. I expected a dull ceremony and a bureaucrat full of platitudes. But Gen. Bob Cone, MA ’87,...

 
 
UT Snags $18.5 Million Grant To Advance Nanomanufacturing

UT Snags $18.5 Million Grant To Advance Nanomanufacturing

Wearable electronics, foldable laptops, and rollable batteries—a whole new nanomanufacturing industry is within view, and with a huge new federal grant, UT-Austin...

 
 
Hispanic Alumni Fiesta a Hit [Slideshow]

Hispanic Alumni Fiesta a Hit [Slideshow]

Queso, cookies, balloons, games, gift baskets, and the Longhorn Band—not one party trapping was left out as the Texas Exes Hispanic Alumni Network held its annual...

 
 
 
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