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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...

 
 

For the Love of the Bassoon [Watch]

Very few people find their life’s calling at age 7. Sarah Vogts is one of them. When Sarah Vogts was a second-grader in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, she watched...

 
 

Cream of the Crop

Meet six of UT’s most outstanding student leaders. Photos by Anna Donlan Roughly 40,000 undergraduate students walk the Forty Acres each year. Every one of them...

 
 
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