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UT Alumna Tessie Crow Opens New Longhorn Fashions Location

After graduating from UT, Tessie Crow saw a business opportunity and took gameday style to the next level. Tessie Crow’s first week of school at Louisiana State...

 
 

Hurricane Harvey’s Effects on Longhorn Community

After the devastating Hurricane Harvey hit land on Friday, flooding Texas cities and displacing more than 30,000 people, here’s what we know about its...

 
 

As Harvey Rages On, University of Houston Football is Stuck in Austin

As college football season approaches, coaches normally struggle with depth charts and lingering injuries. For first-time head coach Major Applewhite, he’s...

 
 

UT’s Marine Science Institute Shut Down by Harvey

Hurricane Harvey slammed the Texas Gulf Coast on Friday evening, its 120 mph gusts of wind sinking docked boats, caving in roofs, and smashing windows. Among the...

 
 

Special Education Professor Katie Tackett Wins Massey Award

Special education professor Katie Tackett, MA, ’04, PhD ’09, gets nervous before every class. Sitting in her office, stocked with a coffee maker and...

 
 

July|August 2017 Good Reads

Armadillo World Headquarters: A Memoir by Eddie Wilson, with Jesse Sublett The year was 1975 when Threadgill’s owner Eddie Wilson created Armadillo World Headquarters...

 
 

UT Professor and Colleague’s Work Sheds Light on Little-Known Artist at Venice Biennale Exhibition

A cursory Google search reveals a wealth of information on the mid-century Swiss sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti. When studio art professor Teresa Hubbard...

 
 

Meet Author Bret Anthony Johnston, the Michener Center’s New Director

When a new group of writers descends upon the J. Frank Dobie house this August, a new director will greet them. Following in the footsteps of James Magnuson, who...

 
 

Voices Against Violence

Students half a world apart are joining forces to end campus sexual assault. On a chilly morning in March, bleary-eyed students file into a large conference room...

 
 

A Wise Man Once Said

In a new book, Chancellor McRaven expands on life lessons from his famous commencement speech. The first piece of advice Admiral William H. McRaven, BJ ’77, Life...

 
 
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