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Kevin Durant Gives $3 Million to UT Austin

Kevin Durant, named 2007 Naismith College Player of the Year after his lone year at Texas, will donate $3 million to the university. The majority of the donation—$2.5...

 
 

New Blanton Photography Exhibit Explores the Mythology of the American Road Trip

The American road trip has been eternalized in books like Kerouac’s novel, in movies like Easy Rider, and in songs like Simon and Garfunkel’s “America.”...

 
 

Getting to Know the New Executive Director of the Texas Exes

When the news broke last November, it was noted that Chuck Harris, BBA ’86, Life Member, would be only the seventh person to serve as executive director of the...

 
 

Why Your New Year’s Resolutions Always Fail

KUT’s “Two Guys on Your Head” co-host and UT professorArt Markman on why your New Year’s resolutions always fail. By the time you read this, your New Year’s...

 
 

5 Books from the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off the New Year

American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee In his latest book, award-winning journalist Blakeslee, MA ’96, cinematically...

 
 

In His New Book Nate Blakeslee Chronicles the Life of a Wolf, And the Politics Surrounding Her

She is charismatic and intelligent. Fierce but merciful, she’s both a fighter and a loving mother. The focus of Nate Blakeslee’s latest nonfiction book, she...

 
 

How One UT Robotics Lab Could Change Our World and Other Worlds, Too

Luis Sentis stands behind the desk in his fourth-floor office in the Woolrich Building, lunging to the right with an arm outstretched, then twisting back to his...

 
 

The Herman Center is Filling Critical Gaps in Mental Healthcare

Travis County has long suffered from a shortage of mental health services, especially for people in crisis. A new center named after UT alumnus Judge Guy Herman,...

 
 

The Results Are In: New Survey Shows UT Austin Alumni Are Thriving

According to a survey of UT’s undergraduate alumni conducted this past spring, Longhorns are doing alright, alright, alright. Since 2014, the Gallup-Purdue Index...

 
 

Madeleine Albright Marks Opening of “Read My Pins” at the LBJ Library

On Oct. 26, Madeleine Albright clasped a commemorative pin on the left shoulder of her jacket. She was in Texas, so her pin featured a lone star, a Stetson cavalry...

 
 
 
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