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Take a look back at UT volleyball’s 2014 season through the team’s most-used hashtags on Twitter and Instagram. Going into the 2014 NCAA Semifinals this past...

 
 

March | April 2015 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe My Beautiful City Austin By David Heymann Waxing nostalgic about how Austin used to be has become something of an...

 
 

The Dean Who Tweets

How UT’s dean of students stays connected. UT’s Dean of Students, Soncia Reagins-Lilly, likes to take selfies. Scroll down her Twitter feed (@MotherDean), and...

 
 

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...

 
 
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