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Big Moments from the 2019 State of the University Address

As the fall 2019 semester gets underway, Greg Fenves gave the annual State of the University Address on Wednesday, marking his fifth year as president of The University...

 
 

Getting to Know the Forty Acres’ New Student Leaders

Student Body President Camron Goodman and Vice President Amie Caroline Jean want everyone to know there are all kinds of leaders. Goodman, a finance senior, had...

 
 

One UT Alumnus’ Mission to Own a Genuine Piece of Campus History

The University of Texas campus is composed of talismans, physical symbols scattered across the Forty Acres that mean different things to those who gaze upon them....

 
 

Back to School: How to Win at Life

“New seat, new human,” humanities lecturer Daron Roberts repeats over and over, almost like a mantra, as nearly 100 students shuffle into his 9:30 a.m....

 
 

Walking Through Music History at the Briscoe Center’s Latest Exhibit

From now through December, guests who walk into the exhibition area at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History are greeted by the iconic voice of Elvis...

 
 

UT Alumnus Stephen Harrigan’s New Book Takes Readers Deep into the Heart of Texas

Since he was 5 years old, Stephen Harrigan, BA ’70, has called Texas home. Through personal experience and years of research, Harrigan has produced many chronicles...

 
 

UT Gets Its Hall of Fame

UT Vice President and Athletics Director Chris Del Conte likes to tell a story about his first week on the Forty Acres. As he tells it, when he first stepped on...

 
 

Comparing the 1969 Texas Football Team to Today’s

A by-the-numbers comparison of this year’s Longhorns and the storied team of 50 years ago. Some years are just important. In American history, a few obvious examples...

 
 

Making the UT Ring a Longhorn Tradition

On an exceptionally bright Friday afternoon this past April, nearly 1,500 students and their loved ones stood eagerly before the UT Tower, teeming with excitement...

 
 

Meet the Longhorn Serving as Chairman of the UT System’s Board of Regents

  After graduating from high school in Tyler, Texas, Kevin P. Eltife wanted to stay close to home, so he enrolled at Southern Methodist University. But, as...

 
 
 
 
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