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UT Professor Recommends We Work Less For Our Own Good

So many Japanese workers have died at their desks since the 1980s that there’s a word for it: karoshi, “death by overwork.” The term is legally recognized...

 
 

‘The Dancer Makes the Dance’: Bill Powers at His Final State of the University Address

“You might say I fell in love,” UT president Bill Powers said of the August day in 1977 when he arrived on campus to teach at the law school. So began...

 
 

Lights, Camera, Football: “My All American” Films at UT

Vintage cars, cheerleaders twirling in long skirts, and co-eds walking to class in letter jackets and dresses: If you visited campus this summer, you might have...

 
 

At UT Panel on the Border Crisis, A Desire to “Move Forward”

More than 60,000 unaccompanied children have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border since October of last year. Consequently, Immigrations and Customs Enforcement has...

 
 

UT Capital Campaign Exceeds $3 Billion Goal

As the clock runs out on Bill Powers’ time at the helm of UT-Austin—he will step down as president on June 2, 2015—he and other university leaders are...

 
 

Good Reads: September | October 2014

New Books of Interest to the Longhorn Universe Above the East China Sea By Sarah Bird, MA ’76 The 82-day Battle of Okinawa claimed the lives of at least 12,000...

 
 

Viva el Mariachi

The UT campus is quiet in the summer, but not at the Butler School of Music—where the second-annual Longhorn Mariachi Camp filled the halls with joyful noise. Ten...

 
 

Punching the Clock

Jon Schorle is an internationally renowned boxing referee, a former correctional officer in one of the nation’s toughest prisons, a family man—and the guy giving...

 
 

Moody College of Communication Dean Hart to Resign in May

Roderick Hart, dean of the Moody College of Communication, has announced he will resign in May after a decade of administrative service, according to the Daily...

 
 

Trending Now: Beer Delivery, Young Adult Lit, and Rompers

BrewDrop Leave it to three Austinites (brothers Matt and Andrew Bell and friend Gerardo Trevino) to create the first on-demand alcohol delivery app in Texas. In...

 
 
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