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UT Historian Daina Ramey Berry on ‘Roots’

Photo provided by A&E Networks. UT historian Daina Ramey Berry, an expert on 19th century American slave culture, recently served as a historical consultant...

 
 

The Great Coppini Caper

One UT alum’s search for 24 statues that mysteriously disappeared from campus The mystery began earlier this year at a pizza joint in Dripping Springs, just...

 
 

After Winning Gold in Chile, Smart Has Eyes Back on Texas

When USA Basketball won gold this weekend in the 2016 FIBA Americas U18 championship against Canada, UT’s Shaka Smart—also the newly named head coach of...

 
 

Texas Finally Has Its Kicker

A few months ago, a column I wrote addressed the long, hard road former Texas kicker Nick Rose had as a Longhorn. Despite his woes, Rose, BA ’16, would have been...

 
 

UT’s First Living Wall is Built to Endure the Texas Summer

Standing 10-by-25 feet tall, the white honeycomb structure sits at the northwest corner of Goldsmith Hall, facing Guadalupe Street. Covered with native plants...

 
 

Former UT Athletes, Austin Police Discuss Race Relations

The weeks leading up to a decision by NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho, BS ’11, to host a panel at the University of Texas on race relations July 14 were weary...

 
 

Meet the Two Distinguished Professors Coming to UT on Gov. Abbott’s New Grant

Ten distinguished researchers are coming to Texas universities as a result of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s new Governor’s University Research Initiative (GURI)...

 
 

Three Professors Sue UT, State Over Campus Carry

With less than a month to go before guns are allowed in UT classrooms, three professors have filed a lawsuit against the university and the state. Sociology professor...

 
 

A Week at Accounting Camp

Charles Enriquez, BA ’98, asks the room of 48 high school students what they had heard about the McCombs School of Business before they arrived at camp.  “It’s...

 
 

July|August 2016 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Relentless: The Stories Behind the Photographs by Neil Leifer, with Diane K. Shah Anytime there was a major athletic...

 
 
July | August 2016
The Big One
Texas Enterprise
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InlawsAndOutlaws
MBA Conference
 
 
 
 
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