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Contemporary African Design Comes to Austin with Blanton’s Latest Exhibit

When you walk into the Blanton Museum of Art’s newest temporary exhibit, the first thing you see is bits of scrap metal and wire that are twisted and melded together...

 
 

Amazon Alexa Fellowship Expanded to UT

In 2018, Alexa is a household name. The top-selling artificial intelligence device from Amazon occupies space in millions of homes around the world, always ready...

 
 

A UT Alumna Is Houston’s Teacher of the Year in Just Her Second Year in the Classroom

People don’t often look back on middle school longingly. But ask Alejandra Ortega, BS ’15, and she’ll tell you those hormonal years provided some of her fondest...

 
 

September | October Alumni Authors

Sammie & Budgie By Scott Semegran, BA ’93 Simon Burchwood has always known that his young son Sammie is special—most recently after discovering the boy...

 
 

UTPD’s Newest Recruit Is Here to Sniff Out the Danger

In the abandoned east University Co-op building on a hot day in early July, eager paws skitter and slide across the linoleum floor as the furry members of UTPD’s...

 
 

This UT-Developed Platform Is Helping Speed Up Natural Hazards Research

One year ago, Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, bringing unforgiving 130-mph winds and more than 27 trillion gallons of rain that displaced thousands and left the area...

 
 

New Hogg Foundation Grant Will Focus on Well-Being in Rural Texas Communities

Head east about 30 minutes outside of Austin and you’ll enter Bastrop County, marked by the skeletons of a once-lush pine forest. The lifeless trees are a stark...

 
 

Could Robots Compete in the 2050 World Cup? This UT Team Thinks It’s Possible

For the past month, the world has been watching national soccer teams from across the globe compete in a surprising and nail-biting World Cup. Although the U.S....

 
 

How One Campus Complex Powers the Entire Forty Acres

When asked what keeps him up at night, Juan Ontiveros, associate vice president for utilities, energy, and facilities management at UT, gives a surprising answer:...

 
 
 
 
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