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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...

 
 

Despite Obstacles, Black-Owned Businesses Are on the Rise in Texas

Black-owned businesses are growing fast in Texas—but they tend to be smaller than average, and black entrepreneurs face significant economic challenges, according...

 
 

UT Student Arrested on Charges of Supporting Terrorists

A UT student was arrested yesterday at his home in Round Rock for allegedly providing material support to terrorists. Rahatul Ashikim Khan, 23, is a senior government...

 
 

UT Ranks 5th in the World for Patents

The lithium-ion battery. Ethernet. And a polymer technology that prevents abuse of the drug Oxycontin. Those are just three of the many significant creations patented...

 
 

Much Ado About a Dress Code

Summer has arrived on the Forty Acres, and that means students are wearing more shorts and tank tops—plus the requisite sweater for that frigid Texas air conditioning....

 
 

Go Inside UT’s Greenhouses [Watch]

Can’t see this video? Click here. As we head into summer, the lawns of the Forty Acres will no doubt soon start to look a little crisp—but the UT greenhouses...

 
 

Chancellor to Conduct System-Wide Admissions Inquiry

A report released this week by the UT System found that letters of recommendation from legislators may in some cases have carried extra weight in UT-Austin admissions—and...

 
 

Ransom Center Adds Ian McEwan Archive

At age 11, Ian McEwan earned a B in his English class. “Has done well—sometimes careless,” noted his teacher in the margin of his report card. She...

 
 
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Fracked
The New Dobie
Texas Enterprise Speaker Series
Austin Marriage Project
 
 
 
 
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