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CIA Director Pompeo Speaks at UT National Security Forum

In the early morning of Oct. 13, students, faculty, service members, and many others took their seats in the ballroom of the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, waiting...

 
 

Texas Memorial Museum Welcomes the Buzz Saw Shark Back to Campus

Walking through the Hall of Biodiversity at the top of UT’s Texas Memorial Museum, it’s difficult to parse if you’re wading through a natural...

 
 

Former Vice President Joe Biden Speaks at LBJ Library

On Tuesday at 6 p.m., a full house eagerly awaited the arrival of Joe Biden, the 47th vice president of the United States. But about 20 minutes later, Larry Temple,...

 
 

UT Receives Record-Setting Grant from DOD For Applied Research Lab

The United States Navy has selected the Applied Research Laboratories at UT Austin (ARL:UT) to receive a record-setting grant of $1.1 billion to conduct national...

 
 

UT-SG is Working to Bring Back Texas v. Texas A&M Rivalry

Six years ago, Longhorns and Aggies took to the football field for their final battle in a 117-year-long tradition (never forget: UT won 27-25). But no matter...

 
 

Inside UT’s New 430,000-Square-Foot Engineering Education and Research Center

Just inside the main entrance to UT’s brand new Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC), natural light spills from the windowed ceiling onto gleaming...

 
 

Former CIA Director and Alumnus John Brennan Joins UT as Distinguished Scholar

In the nearly four decades since he left the Forty Acres, John Brennan, MA ’80, has been a clandestine intelligence analyst, architect of U.S. counterterrorism...

 
 

UT-Led CISTAR Aims to Turn Natural Gas into Transportation Fuels

Sitting in her office sandwiched between new state-of-the-art research labs at the Engineering Education and Research Center, chemical engineering professor Joan...

 
 

Highlights From President Fenves’ Third State of the University Speech

Wrapping up the end of his second year as president of The University of Texas and marking the start of a new semester, Greg Fenves gave his third State of the...

 
 

UT System Regent and Alumnus Steve Hicks Gifts School of Social Work $25 Million

On Sept. 6, UT Austin President Greg Fenves announced that the School of Social Work had some “big news,” which would be delivered in an outdoor ceremony that...

 
 
 
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