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LBJ Presidential Library Names Historian Kyle Longley as New Director

On Wednesday, the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum named historian Kyle Longley as the institution’s fifth director, beginning on July 29. The announcement...

 
 

Could Robots Compete in the 2050 World Cup? This UT Team Thinks It’s Possible

For the past month, the world has been watching national soccer teams from across the globe compete in a surprising and nail-biting World Cup. Although the U.S....

 
 

How a Blind UT Grad Student is Solving Ancient Puzzles With His Fingertips

Daniel Smith runs his fingers over a mysterious relic. On the fifth floor of Burdine Hall, he wonders what it belongs to and where it has been. It may just hold...

 
 

A UT Professor Explains Why you Don’t Remember Things as They Really Were

  Think back to when you were young. Chances are, you have a couple of fragments of memories from when you were 3 or 4 years old. People generally don’t...

 
 

A New Food Pantry on Campus Addresses the National University Food Crisis

  UT Senior Seth Sageser never thought he would suffer from food insecurity. Until last fall, he didn’t even know what the term meant. He had been at UT...

 
 

New LBJ Library Exhibit Profiles Athletes Fighting Inequality in America

The LBJ Presidential Library and museum is important insomuch that it exists; only a few college campuses in America can claim that a presidential library rests...

 
 

Inside a Plan at UT to Capture and Store Carbon—Forever

On a cold, sunny December day in Austin, a cadre of UT researchers trekked out to the Brackenridge Field Laboratory, an 82-acre biological research site on Lake...

 
 

UT Alumnus’ Debut Novel Takes Readers on a Texas Panhandle Adventure

Randy Kennedy, BA ’91, grew up in Plains, Texas, a small cotton-farming town in the Panhandle. It was isolated, flat, and dry. He filled his time with books,...

 
 

Two UT Schools Seek to Capitalize on Blockchain

Blockchain is all the rage these days. Best known as the backbone of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, the technology has taken the world by storm. Blockchain boosters...

 
 

This Campus Complex Powers the Entire Forty Acres

When asked what keeps him up at night, Juan Ontiveros, associate vice president for Utilities, Energy, and Facilities Management at UT, gives a surprising answer:...

 
 
 
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