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Admiral William McRaven to Deliver Commencement Speech [Watch]

Can’t see this video? Click here. UT’s 131st commencement speaker will be Admiral William McRaven, BJ ’77, Life Member and Distinguished Alumnus,...

 
 

Understanding Student Success Through the Lens of History

This article was first published on Inside Higher Ed. It seems like almost every week we hear new calls for higher education to improve its performance in the area...

 
 

Meet R.B. Brenner, UT’s Next J-School Director

UT’s School of Journalism is celebrating its centennial this year, and this week it kicked off its next 100 years by announcing a key hire: R.B. Brenner, a...

 
 

UT Chips in for World’s Largest Telescope

The University of Texas is fairly familiar with the final frontier. UT-Austin has produced 12 astronauts, has its own Center for Space Research, and is represented...

 
 

The Invisible Man

Invisibility cloaks aren’t just for Harry Potter anymore. Imagine bending light, redirecting sound waves, or making an object invisible with the flip of a switch....

 
 

From Addiction to Recovery: Moyers Family Shares Their Story

In 1994, Bill Moyers—nationally renowned journalist, political commentator, and Distinguished Alumnus—found himself at an Atlanta crack house, picking up his...

 
 

President Obama to Speak at UT Civil Rights Summit in April

It seems safe to assume that the planners of the LBJ Library’s Civil Rights Summit are having a pretty good day: President Obama just accepted their invitation...

 
 

UT’s J-School Turns 100 [Watch]

It’s an understatement to say a lot has changed in UT’s School of Journalism since its inception in 1914. Gone are the pervading smells of ink and rumbling...

 
 

The World at War [Watch]

A century after the Great War, a new exhibit at UT’s Harry Ransom Center explores the poignant artifacts left behind. Last letters written from the front lines...

 
 

Trending Now: #GonetoTexas, Fitbit, and Meatless Mondays

#gonetotexas UT’s Admissions Office has found a way to get soon-to-be Longhorns actively involved with the University long before they ever set foot on the Forty...

 
 
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