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One Virtuoso’s 40-Year Journey to Build a Music Mecca in Round Top, Texas

How pianist James Dick turned a city dump into the sprawling 210-acre Festival Hill campus.


UT Alumni Advocate for Higher Ed at Third Annual Longhorns on the Hill

Longhorns on the Hill, now in its third year, kicked off bright and early on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the Liaison Hotel in Washington, D.C. The 7:30 a.m. start time...


The Longhorn Behind San Antonio’s Bakery Lorraine’s Unlikely Path to Success

Even on a late Monday afternoon in the dog days of summer, Bakery Lorraine, located in San Antonio’s historic Pearl District, is bustling. A gaggle of kids, straight...


Introducing the 2017 Distinguished Alumni

This fall, as is tradition, the Texas Exes will come together to honor a group of the university’s most impressive alumni. Aside from getting to wear the famous...


Writers He Has Known

After 23 years as director of the Michener Center for Writers, esteemed author James Magnuson is moving on.   When James Magnuson was first asked to run the...


Longhorn Films Bring Home Oscars

At the 89th Academy Awards last night, a Longhorn-starring film took home Oscar gold in a surprise ending. La La Land, which scored 14 nominations and won Best...


UT Class Ring Means More Than Just A Degree for This Family of Educators

When Sara Gonzalez got accepted into UT seven years ago, she never imagined she’d actually get to go. Having moved with her family from Mexico to the United...

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