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Texas Exes Hosts National Advocacy Conference

It’s no secret that state funding to public colleges and universities has been trickling away in legislatures across the country. But for all the doom-and-gloom...

 
 

World University Rankings Put UT at 29th

We’re No. 29! OK, so 29th may not initially sound like the most impressive number for a school that likes to pride itself on being No. 1, but being named...

 
 

What You Missed at Today’s Transparency Committee Meeting

Inquisitive, passionate, disruptive, smart, a lightning rod, a bully, talented, and the Terrell Owens of higher education: Those are just a few of the words legislators...

 
 

Court Sides 2-1 With UT in Fisher Case

In a 2-1 decision Tuesday, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court upheld an earlier ruling that UT did not violate the 14th Amendment by refusing admission to Abigail Fisher. The...

 
 

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...

 
 
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Economic Forecast Discussion
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