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A Man, a Plan, and a Flaming Trombone [Watch]

Can’t see this video? Click here. What has a brass bell, a mellifluous tone, and shoots flames 26 feet into the air? That would be Valentin Guerin’s trombone. A...

 
 

Greg Fenves Named Sole Finalist for UT President

It’s a regime change, but not a radical one: Greg Fenves will, in all likelihood, be the 29th president of UT-Austin. The announcement of Fenves as the sole...

 
 

#NotOnMyCampusUT Campaign Gains Steam

One night last fall, UT senior Edwin Qian got a text message from a friend who had been at a campus party. “I was raped,” it said, “and I don’t...

 
 

Austin After Dark [Watch]

Can’t see this video? Click here. Andrew Takano does his best work when everyone else is sleeping. At 4 a.m., he’ll head to the Capitol grounds or the...

 
 

UT Shines in U.S. News’ Grad School Rankings

With an enrollment of more than 11,000 students, UT’s Graduate School is one of the biggest in the country. And if you put any stock in the latest U.S. News...

 
 

The Forgotten Pharoah

In her new book on the pharaoh Hatshepsut, Egyptologist Kara Cooney, BA ’94, argues that history isn’t kind to strong female leaders. Pop quiz: How many female...

 
 

TXEXplainer: The Hazlewood Act

For nearly a century, the Hazlewood Act has helped Texas veterans pay for college. But burgeoning costs and possible changes to the act have questions swirling about...

 
 

Mapping Modern Slavery

More people are enslaved now than at any point in human history. The Texas Slavery Mapping Project aims to change that. Not long ago, Noël Busch-Armendariz visited...

 
 

Chalk Talk

Can’t see this slideshow? Click here. Like many of his fellow PhD students in UT’s physics department, Frank Lee spends ample time in the grad student lounge...

 
 

Omid Kokabee Accepts Award From Behind Bars

In a letter from his prison cell in Iran, former UT graduate student Omid Kokabee has accepted a Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award from the American...

 
 
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