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Ash Says Goodbye (For Now) to Longhorn Nation

On September 17, Texas quarterback David Ash made the decision to retire from football on the heels of yet another head injury that the junior suffered during the...

 
 

Good Reads: November|December 2014

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe 100 Things Longhorns Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die By Jenna Hays McEachern, ’72, Life Member This book...

 
 

Portrait of the Artist

For two UT professors who moonlight as visual artists, their craft is both an escape from and a reflection on their day jobs. Michael Adams is a man of many hats....

 
 

Borges in Texas

The forgotten story of a literary giant who walked the Forty Acres. A man walks into an enormous auditorium—seats filled, people crowding at the back. Blind,...

 
 

The Land Man

UT’s Irrigation and Water Conservation team is looking ahead. Markus Hogue leans forward in his plush office chair in Facilities Services Complex 8. His Google...

 
 

UT Satellite Destroyed in Antares Explosion [Watch]

This Tuesday was a nondescript evening for many on campus, but not for the 30 or so engineering students who had a hand in the tiny satellite they called RACE....

 
 

Rock of Ages

Inside one of the strangest and most wonderful places at UT—the Core Research Center. Want to see something really cool?” James Donnelly’s cowboy boots click...

 
 

The Frugal Diner

When a UT grad student heard about how hard it was to live on food stamps, she put her money where her mouth is. Megan Reiss watched Washington’s politics-as-usual...

 
 

Who Will Watch the Watchers?

Two UT hackers have built a safeguard against the privacy intrusions of camera-wired apps. Ever get the feeling that your computer is watching you? As long as you’re...

 
 

UT Ranked 30th in World by U.S. News

Ranking universities is a complicated and sometimes controversial business. Over the years, colleges have come to be ranked on an ever-expanding variety of criteria...

 
 
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