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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...

 
 

Oh, Snap

A new exhibition at the Ransom Center explores photographer Elliott Erwitt’s sparkling sense of humor. “Elliott Erwitt likes children and dogs,” reads the...

 
 

The Big Idea: Mapquest

Science researchers typically work on tiny slivers of big problems—but their vision often goes well beyond any single project they’re currently tackling. We...

 
 

Free Omid

Five years ago, a UT student was imprisoned in Iran. He’s still there. In a photo taken in the fall of 2010, Omid Kokabee stands on a bridge over Austin’s...

 
 

Crash Course

Five days in New York with UT visiting professor Iris Apfel and the students she calls her “little chickens.” Not every classroom is created equal. Most are...

 
 

Texas Baseball Has Its Man

Almost a month to the day after Texas removed five-time NCAA champion baseball coach Augie Garrido, the Longhorns have a new leader—and he’s a familiar...

 
 

Texas Football Adds Everybody

Another week, another group of highly touted high school seniors have been added to Charlie Strong’s never-ending Class of 2016. In quick succession, the...

 
 
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