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Fenves Commissions Independent Review of UT Athletics

UT’s Texas Athletics Student Services division will undergo an independent and complete review, as confirmed Tuesday morning in an announcement by UT...

 
 

What the FIFA Scandal Can Teach Us About Sports and Global Governance

John Hoberman is a professor of Germanic studies at The University of Texas at Austin who teaches courses about sports and politics. He is the author of The Olympic...

 
 

The Write Stuff: Four 2015 Graduates with World-Changing Theses

Each year, hundreds of undergraduate students go about the daunting task of developing, researching, and writing a thesis. This year’s graduates have produced...

 
 

Here’s What President Fenves’ First Day Was Like

If Greg Fenves was feeling any first-day jitters Wednesday, he didn’t show it. On his first day as UT president, Fenves sailed through a packed schedule of...

 
 

Through the Rain: The Class of 2015 Graduates

Commencement 2015 was supposed to be many things. The featured speaker was to be the president of the Ford Foundation, Darren Walker, BS, BA ’82, JD ’86,...

 
 

All Phones to Classroom Mode

By now most teachers have developed a keen eye for students texting in class. Cell phones are an obvious distraction for students, and two economics professors...

 
 

The Return of the Mumps

While students and faculty were preparing for finals, they were also keeping a wary eye on University Health Services announcements for the last week—and washing...

 
 

Longhorn Startup Nourishes Student Entrepreneurs

In 2010, a UT computer science student named Elben Shira, BS ’11, posted an essay on his website about the department’s “second-rate” startup culture. Shira...

 
 

Texas State Historical Association Returns to UT

It was a historic day, in more than one sense. UT president Bill Powers was in the Governor’s Public Reception Room at the state capitol Friday morning, the...

 
 

The Powers Exit Interview to End All Powers Exit Interviews

The Texas Travesty, Texas Student Media’s satirical paper, doesn’t break a lot of news. Not a lot of real news, anyway. Founded in 1997, the monthly...

 
 
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