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FBI Director James Comey Talks National Security at UT

When FBI Director James Comey walked through the large double doors of the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center this morning, trailing UT-Austin President Greg Fenves and...

 
 

UMLAUF Sculpture Garden Highlights Farrah Fawcett’s Artwork

The year is 1967 and you’re walking down the Drag, The Beatles’ recently-released Magical Mystery Tour LP in hand. That’s when you spot the star Longhorn...

 
 

Mark Updegrove Says Farewell to the LBJ Presidential Library

On April 10, 2014, LBJ Presidential Library director Mark Updegrove stood beside civil rights champion and Congressman John Lewis. Together, they had just welcomed...

 
 

Birdman

America’s foremost bird watcher Victor Emanuel, BA ’62, recalls when his love of wildlife first took flight. Few lands have gone unseen by Victor Emanuel. Though...

 
 

Reading Ahead

Literacy First is teaching Austin how to read—one child at a time. Just a few days after the new year, more than 100 Americorps members sit in a room for an intensive,...

 
 

March|April 2017 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Miles and Miles of Texas: 100 Years of the Texas Highway Department  by Carol Dawson, BA ’75, and Roger Allen Polson,...

 
 

Another Place and Time

Two UT professors document the untold history of Hollywood’s greatest scenic artists.  In one of the most iconic scenes in cinematic history, Cary Grant and...

 
 

Movers and Shakers

Meet six students who are leading the way on campus. Pulling all-nighters at the PCL, sweating it out at Gregory Gym, and meeting study groups for dinner at Jester...

 
 

Duck Dynasty

New research tells us to forget everything we thought we knew about dinosaurs. If a time machine dropped modern day humans onto Antarctica’s Vega Island around...

 
 

True Story

Journalism professor Mary Angela Bock weighs in on the rise of “fake news.” These days, the media landscape is like the Wild Wild West. If you don’t have a...

 
 
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