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The Big Get: Governor’s University Research Initiative Brings Alumna Back to UT

Nine top researchers are packing up their labs and heading to Texas this year—and UT is getting one of them. A $34 million program, the Governor’s University...

 
 

The Briscoe Center Debuts New Space

UT’s Dolph Briscoe Center for American History gets a facelift—and a larger-than-life Jefferson Davis. If you first heard of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American...

 
 

The Great Dying: UT Study Says Climate Change Elevated Mass Extinctions

Sixty-five million years ago, the earth faced one of the most infamous periods of mass extinction. Though the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event failed to completely...

 
 

TXEXplainer: 85th Legislative Budget Proposals

As the 85th Texas legislative session picks up, the Senate has proposed a bill to cut funding to higher ed across the state. But what does that mean for UT-Austin?...

 
 

FBI Director James Comey Talks National Security at UT

When FBI Director James Comey walked through the large double doors of the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center this morning, trailing UT-Austin President Greg Fenves and...

 
 

Sipping From the Well: Understanding the Permanent University Fund

This week, Texas senators have been getting down to business determining how they’ll fund state universities for the next two years. With rising tuition costs...

 
 

UMLAUF Sculpture Garden Highlights Farrah Fawcett’s Artwork

The year is 1967 and you’re walking down the Drag, The Beatles’ recently-released Magical Mystery Tour LP in hand. That’s when you spot the star Longhorn...

 
 

Mark Updegrove Says Farewell to the LBJ Presidential Library

On April 10, 2014, LBJ Presidential Library director Mark Updegrove stood beside civil rights champion and Congressman John Lewis. Together, they had just welcomed...

 
 

Birdman

America’s foremost bird watcher Victor Emanuel, BA ’62, recalls when his love of wildlife first took flight. Few lands have gone unseen by Victor Emanuel. Though...

 
 

Reading Ahead

Literacy First is teaching Austin how to read—one child at a time. Just a few days after the new year, more than 100 Americorps members sit in a room for an intensive,...

 
 
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