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Q&A With Tracy LaQuey Parker, Newest Member of the Internet Hall of Fame

As an early adopter and advocate of the internet, Tracy LaQuey Parker, BA ’86, Life Member, authored two best-selling guides to the web as it was just getting...

 
 

UT Researchers Study Role of Social Media in Aiding Hurricane Harvey Victims

When Hurricane Harvey made landfall near the end of August, it relentlessly pummeled the Gulf Coast as it stalled over the southern flank of the state. With Houston...

 
 

President Fenves Honored by Holocaust Museum Houston

On Thursday at the Hilton Americas-Houston, the Holocaust Museum Houston (HMH) presented their 2017 Guardian of the Human Spirit award to The University of Texas...

 
 

Good Reads: 4 New Books from the Longhorn Universe to Read This November

Ask Baba Yaga: Otherworldy Advice for Everyday Troubles By Taisia Kitaiskaia, MFA ’15 For years, Kitaiskaia ran an advice column for The Hairpin titled “Ask...

 
 

Japan’s Famous Deep-Sea Divers Give Clues to Better Vascular Health

A woman bobs up and down in the cold Pacific Ocean surrounding Japan’s Shima peninsula. She remains on the surface just long enough to release a breath she’s...

 
 

UT Student-Run Clinic Offers Real-World Experience in Medicine and Social Work

It’s a sweltering Sunday afternoon in August. Inside the basement of the Trinity Center in downtown Austin, students clad in scrubs and business casual attire...

 
 

KUT Host Art Markman: The Neuroscience Behind Binge-Watching

Television is a central focus of modern life. Not only do people spend their days with their faces buried in screens, but they unwind by finding something to watch....

 
 

Author Kate Dawson on Her Debut Book ‘Death in the Air’

Journalism professor Kate Dawson’s debut book tells the true story of how 12,000 people in post-World War II London died one winter. In 1952 London, two killers...

 
 

UT Alumni Advocate for Higher Ed at Third Annual Longhorns on the Hill

Longhorns on the Hill, now in its third year, kicked off bright and early on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the Liaison Hotel in Washington, D.C. The 7:30 a.m. start time...

 
 

UT is Now Home to the Fastest Supercomputer at Any U.S. University

The term “medical research” might bring to mind a sterile room with white lab coats, goggles, and vials. But for cutting-edge researchers, that picture is much...

 
 
 
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