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A UT Grad’s Battle With Stuttering Yields a New Research and Treatment Center

Can’t see this video? Click here. When he was a UT student in the 1960s, Michael Lang skipped a lot of classes. It wasn’t that he didn’t want...

 
 

Matthew McConaughey Drops by Football Practice [Watch]

Can’t see this video? Click here. It’s no secret that Matthew McConaughey is a serious Longhorns fan. The actor, a Life Member who earned his BS in...

 
 

Your Friday Treat: Getting “Happy” All Over Campus [Watch]

Pharrell Williams’ hit single “Happy” may be just a tad overplayed by now, but we don’t care. The joyful earworm has inspired fans to make...

 
 

Graduation Czar David Laude on UT’s Latest Grad Rate Numbers

In spring 2011, UT announced it had set the ambitious goal of getting 70 percent of undergraduate students out the door in four years by 2016, instead of the...

 
 

Goodbye, Mr. D: Longhorn Band Legend Vince DiNino Dies at 95

When Vince DiNino arrived on the Forty Acres in 1955, the Longhorn Band was a ragtag group. Run entirely by students and led by a part-time hobbyist conductor,...

 
 

Latest U.S. News Rankings Put UT at 53rd Nationally, 17th Among Publics

A college’s reputation is a tricky thing to quantify. Still, in the form of rankings, reputation is nevertheless a meaningful indicator for students and...

 
 

Horns Up While Training for Kilimanjaro

Alanna Iverson, BA ’13, hooked ’em while hiking in California last weekend. Iverson is training to hike Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania for the Survivor Summit,...

 
 

Lights, Camera, Football: “My All American” Films at UT

Vintage cars, cheerleaders twirling in long skirts, and co-eds walking to class in letter jackets and dresses: If you visited campus this summer, you might have...

 
 

UT Capital Campaign Exceeds $3 Billion Goal

As the clock runs out on Bill Powers’ time at the helm of UT-Austin—he will step down as president on June 2, 2015—he and other university leaders are...

 
 

Good Reads: September | October 2014

New Books of Interest to the Longhorn Universe Above the East China Sea By Sarah Bird, MA ’76 The 82-day Battle of Okinawa claimed the lives of at least 12,000...

 
 
November|December 2014
Finding Freddie
Lego Land
UT Giving
Liberty Mutual Quote for Scholarship
Texas Executive MBA
ID Wise
University Federal Credit Union
 
 
 
 
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