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TXEXplainer: What Does the UT System Chancellor Do?

By now you’re aware that Admiral William McRaven, BJ ’77, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, the orator of possibly the best commencement speech of all time,...

 
 

Scarlett Fever

It’s been 75 years since the world first fell in love with Scarlett O’Hara. To mark the occasion, a new exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center takes a behind-the-scenes...

 
 

Livestrong Gives $50 Million to UT’s Medical School

In one of the biggest gifts in UT history, the Livestrong Foundation has pledged $50 million to establish a cancer program at the university’s new Dell Medical...

 
 

UT Hires Vince Young as Development Officer

When reports surfaced as early as April that Vince Young would take a job with UT when his NFL career ended, the obvious choice seemed like he would join the Longhorns...

 
 

Can Ibuprofen Mend a Broken Heart?

That handy bottle of ibuprofen in your medicine cabinet has probably been a blessing in times of misery. Headache? Wash a couple down with a glass of water. Fever?...

 
 

Texas Ex Leaves $35 Million to UT’s Engineering School

A $35 million donation to UT’s engineering school has just made UT history as the largest scholarship endowment the Forty Acres has ever seen. T. W. “Tom”...

 
 

3D-Printed Art Comes to Campus

You’ve probably heard about how the rise of 3D printing is revolutionizing the science and technology sector—but did you know it’s transforming the...

 
 

Three to Watch: Africa’s Best Young Entrepreneurs Come to UT

Self-possessed, extremely articulate, and unfailingly positive even as they describe serious obstacles, Milton Dumbuya, Florence Kamaitha, and Lombola Lombola are...

 
 

The Family That Walks on All Fours: Setting the Record Straight

In 2006, the BBC released a documentary about five members of a Turkish family who walk on all fours. Turkish neuroscientist Uner Tan, who discovered the family,...

 
 

UT Researchers Engineer Mutant Worms That Can’t Get Drunk

Being a scientist at UT is a pretty good gig. There’s a giant petawatt laser that you could use, it’s a fast track to becoming an astronaut, and, most...

 
 
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The Man for the Job
Liberty Mutual Quote for Scholarship
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Economic Forecast Discussion
Red River Showdown 5K
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