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One Man’s Plan to Return to UT and Finish His Degree 35 Years Later

Walk down the Drag on any given afternoon, and you’ll likely see David Carter. Most people who frequent the area know Carter, who has experienced homelessness...

 
 

Meet the UT Austin Student Who Hosts Her Own Netflix Show

For University of Texas at Austin student and actress Sahana Srinivasan, life changed overnight via a single phone call. In fall 2017, the radio-television-film...

 
 

UT Professor Oscar Cásares’ New Book Looks at Life on the South Texas Border

When people ask UT English professor Oscar Cásares where he’s from, he’s not always sure what to say. Aside from a brief stint in the Midwest for grad school,...

 
 

Back to School: Stepping into the World of Architecture

I often wonder how an architect looks at the world. Is it similar to the way an artist might notice textures? Or how a musician can single out an instrument? While...

 
 

Meet the 2019 Texas Ten

This year’s Texas Ten class is another shining example of UT’s unparalleled level of talent.

 
 

Texas Exes Hosts Inaugural Texas Excellence Awards

Since the Texas Exes’ founding, the association has played a major role in recognizing outstanding members of the campus community. On Wednesday night, for...

 
 

Meet UT’s Carli Todd, One of a Few Women on Staff of a Division I Men’s Team

Carli Todd never intended to be on the coaching staff of a college baseball team. After her job as a communications assistant for Major League Baseball team the...

 
 

How the Texas Exes’ Founding Shaped the State’s History

It’s a story nearly as old as the state of Texas itself, dating back to when the university was just a 40-acre piece of land, and Old Main grandly stood upon...

 
 
 

Four New Books From the Longhorn Universe

Mercados By David Sterling Following the success of his James Beard Award-winning cookbook Yucatán, chef David Sterling returns with Mercados—a love letter to...

 
 
 
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