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The 400 Meows: Searching for a Cat Named Truffaut

The Visual Arts Center’s “Inquiry” exhibit, featuring artwork from more than 50 UT professors and lecturers, is mostly housed inside the building....

 
 

Omid Kokabee Accepts Award From Behind Bars

In a letter from his prison cell in Iran, former UT graduate student Omid Kokabee has accepted a Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award from the American...

 
 

Statesman Names Three Frontrunners for UT President

If the Austin American-Statesman’s anonymous sources are correct, there are three frontrunners for the job of UT-Austin president: Greg Fenves, Andrew Hamilton,...

 
 

A New Story About Three Old Churches

In the Mixtec region of southern Mexico stand three magnificent Gothic churches: Santo Domingo Yanhuitlán, San Pedro y San Pablo Teposcolula, and San Juan Bautista...

 
 

UT Study Links Binge-Watching, Depression

Binge-watching a television series is now the guilty pleasure of choice for many. Perhaps, while watching a few episodes of Friends, a familiar voice in your head...

 
 

UT’s New Library Director Wants to Make Information More Free

With more than 10 million books and other holdings, the UT-Austin library system is one of the largest in the country. A mind-boggling 2.5 million people use UT...

 
 

Admissions Report Stresses Need for Clarity

Update: The UT System has announced the members of the committee formed to study the recommendations of the Kroll report. You can see the members here. A small...

 
 

When Math Meets Opera

Editor’s Note: A few weeks ago, an email arrived in my inbox from the venerable Alan Cline, one of the campus’ renowned computer science professors....

 
 

David Heymann on “My Beautiful City Austin”

Nostalgia is a way of life in Austin. Yet while each generation has its own set of I-Remember-When’s, few Austinites pause in the midst of the city’s...

 
 

Coins in the Littlefield Fountain: Your 2015 Texas Recruiting Wrap-Up

Well, it’s over. I spent countless hours refreshing Twitter, trying to find hidden meaning in every Daylon Mack tweet. I was bowled over with laughter over...

 
 
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