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Best of Campus Watch: July | August 2015

From streakers to squirrels, hamburger theft and criminal ballerinas, the UT Police Department’s cheeky Campus Watch dispatches keep us updated on all the mischief...

 
 

School of Life

Some of the happiest students on the Forty Acres don’t do homework or take tests. At the first meeting of the semester, around 200 students gather in a lecture...

 
 

TXEXplainer: Confederate Statues on Campus

On Wednesday, UT president Greg Fenves announced the formation of a task force charged with determining the future of the Jefferson Davis statue that overlooks...

 
 

UT Scientists Open Can of Worms on Animal Magnetic Field Detection

For centuries, people have wondered how animals navigate, and the source of many species’ keen sense of direction has long been unclear. But now UT researchers...

 
 

New Housing and Food Director: “It’s More Just Than a Place to Eat and Sleep”

Hemlata Jhaveri, who became executive director of UT’s Division of Housing & Food Service earlier this month, now oversees 14 residence halls and 11 dining...

 
 

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,...

 
 
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