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UT-Led CISTAR Aims to Turn Natural Gas into Transportation Fuels

Sitting in her office sandwiched between new state-of-the-art research labs at the Engineering Education and Research Center, chemical engineering professor Joan...

 
 

Highlights From President Fenves’ Third State of the University Speech

Wrapping up the end of his second year as president of The University of Texas and marking the start of a new semester, Greg Fenves gave his third State of the...

 
 

UT System Regent and Alumnus Steve Hicks Gifts School of Social Work $25 Million

On Sept. 6, UT Austin President Greg Fenves announced that the School of Social Work had some “big news,” which would be delivered in an outdoor ceremony that...

 
 

Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro on Joining the LBJ School

With his 43rd birthday less than two weeks away, Julián Castro can feel confident in his vast achievements so far. At 26, he became the youngest city council member...

 
 

This Longhorn’s New Book Looks at How Marfa Came to Be

When minimalist artist Donald Judd moved from New York City to the sleepy desert outpost of Marfa in 1971, he paved the way for the small town’s art scene. Now...

 
 

After Enduring a Tough Season, UT Rugby Looks Toward a Brighter Future

It’s 8 p.m. on a Tuesday night, and instead of relaxing or studying, members of the UT rugby team are training at the Wright Whitaker Sports Complex, 20 blocks...

 
 

On a Rare Expedition, UT Geoscientists Recover a Possible Energy Resource

  From the helideck of the drilling vessel Helix Q4000, the horizon is a straight line that appears to go on forever, separating the ocean from a mosaic of...

 
 

KUT Host Art Markman: Get Out of Your Opinion Bubble

Art Markman, co-host of KUT’s Two Guys on Your Head and a professor of psychology and marketing at UT, says you should talk with more people who are not like...

 
 

Harry Ransom Center’s ‘Mexico Modern’ Looks at Post-Revolutionary Mexico

In the sketch, ragged strokes outline a young Frida Kahlo, her head tilting sideways while she holds hands with her husband, muralist Diego Rivera. It was December...

 
 

5 New Books to Read in September From the Longhorn Universe

Woman Walk the Line: How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives edited by Holly Gleason Chock-full of essays written by and about female country artists,...

 
 
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