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Announcing the 2014 Distinguished Alumni

Every year on an autumn evening, several hundred Longhorns gather to celebrate a group of their most accomplished peers. There are moving video tributes, heartfelt...

 
 

UT Schools Start the Push for State Construction Funds

The 84th session of the Texas Legislature doesn’t kick off for another six months, but calls for construction funding at state universities have already...

 
 

Student Pleads Guilty to Supporting Terrorists

UT senior Rahatul Ashikim Khan pleaded guilty today in an Austin court to charges of providing material support to terrorists. Khan, 23, was arrested at his Round...

 
 

Good Reads: July | August 2014

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Charlie Chaplin, Director By Donna Kornhaber We know him best as the mustachioed actor who was the biggest star of...

 
 

Game On

A first-of-its-kind archive at UT’s Briscoe Center is preserving video game history. In the summer of 1979, a teenager and incoming UT freshman named Richard...

 
 

What Will Austin’s New Urban Rail Mean for UT?

A $1.4-billion urban rail plan, Project Connect is the city of Austin’s proposed answer to Austin’s public transportation problem. It’s a blueprint for a...

 
 

UT Study Shows Link Between Climate and Obesity

Can’t bear to drag yourself to the gym in today’s 91-degree Central Texas heat? There’s now scientific validation for that age-old excuse. According...

 
 

Actor Eli Wallach, BA ’36, Dies at 98

In a Hollywood career that spanned six decades, Eli Wallach played his share of villains—and he did it so well that even the Pope was a fan. Four years ago,...

 
 

Best of Campus Watch: July | August 2014

If a crime happens on campus—no matter how trivial or bizarre—the University of Texas Police Department is on the case. Featured in the New York Times, the...

 
 

Taylor Hoagland Joins the Women’s National Softball Team For the Third Time

  A Longhorn softball star will compete on the 2014 Softball Women’s National Team: Taylor Hoagland, BS ’13, was named to the team on Sunday for...

 
 
July | August 2014 Cover
Fracked
The New Dobie
Texas Enterprise Speaker Series
Austin Marriage Project
 
 
 
 
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