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Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban

In a 6-2 ruling yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided that a Michigan ban on the use of race in admissions was constitutional. The decision is being called...

 
 

Jess Kensky and Patrick Downes Finish Boston Marathon

Will Jess Kensky and Patrick Downes ever cease to amaze? When the husband-and-wife team crossed the finish line of today’s Boston Marathon, Kensky’s...

 
 

A Year Later, Boston Bombing Survivors Living With “Hope, Strength, Optimism”

Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky have had a lot of good days this year. There was the day when Jess met her beloved service dog, a loyal black lab named Rescue...

 
 

Lori Holleran Steiker Wins UT’s Largest Undergrad Teaching Award

Something fishy was clearly up outside the School of Social Work this afternoon. The trumpet section of the Longhorn Band played arpeggios on the sunny lawn, a...

 
 

“How Millenials Are Sparking Change”: Five Tips For Young Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship is in. That was the message from a town hall event this week at UT’s Student Activities Center. Co-hosted by the Atlantic, National Journal,...

 
 

Admiral William McRaven to Deliver Commencement Speech [Watch]

Can’t see this video? Click here. UT’s 131st commencement speaker will be Admiral William McRaven, BJ ’77, Life Member and Distinguished Alumnus,...

 
 

UT Takes Charlie Strong on Tour

New UT football coach Charlie Strong has stayed out of the spotlight this winter and spring, focusing on building his team and getting to know his staff. That changes...

 
 

‘Because I’m Happy’: A Longhorn Fan’s Musical Tribute to Austin [Watch]

Dan Ndombe is from the Congo and goes to school at the University of Central Arkansas—but he also bleeds burnt orange. “The first time I visited Austin...

 
 

Meet R.B. Brenner, UT’s Next J-School Director

UT’s School of Journalism is celebrating its centennial this year, and this week it kicked off its next 100 years by announcing a key hire: R.B. Brenner, a...

 
 

Report: UT’s Startup Incubator Has Created 6,520 Jobs

For the past quarter-century, the Austin Technology Incubator—a startup hub based out of UT’s IC² Institute—has been quietly chugging along at the Pickle...

 
 
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