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Spinning Wheels

In the northwestern corner of New Mexico, massive sheets of rock shoot out of the earth 7,000 feet high. It’s Shiprock—an iconic formation found among the 27,000...


Lost and Found

By day, Phil Bennett is a geology professor in the Jackson School of Geosciences. But he’s always on call as a volunteer with Travis County Search and Rescue. Phil...


Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day Draws 2,700 to Campus

Can’t see this slideshow? Click here. The scientist readies the rocket for blastoff. “Three … two … one … LAUNCH!” But something has gone wrong....


Alum’s Epic Balloon Flight Falls Short

It was supposed to be a flight like no other, one for the record books. But fate—in the form of ever-troublesome technical difficulties—intervened. On Thursday,...


New Texas Exes CEO Leslie Cedar on the Irrational Passion of School Pride

This interview first ran on the McCombs TODAY blog. New Texas Exes CEO Leslie Cedar, BS ’89, MBA ’98, is on a mission to rally the Longhorn faithful. Cedar...

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