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100 and Counting

John McKetta hits the century mark. In his 100th year, John J. McKetta Jr. hasn’t changed much. He still calls all his former students on their birthdays, and...

 
 

January|February 2016 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart, BA ’90, MS ’92 Born in Brooklyn in 1878, Constance Kopp stood out in a crowd...

 
 

Late to the Game: The Prank Job

In late October, some juvenile delinquent—possibly a real-life Bart Simpson—tagged the Alumni Center with the call letters of a certain East-Central Texas agricultural...

 
 

In the Loop

A crackerjack team of UT students is competing to change the way we travel. Imagine commuting from Los Angeles to San Francisco and back in one night after attending...

 
 

Making History

After more than 40 years of housing America’s historical treasures, the Briscoe Center for American History is preparing for one of its greatest undertakings—one...

 
 

Supreme Court Revisits UT’s Use of Race in Admissions

It was deja vu today at the United States Supreme Court, as the justices treaded and re-treaded familiar ground regarding the legality of using race in admissions...

 
 

Mike Perrin Officially Named Athletics Director

Mike Perrin could use some new business cards, but he might be just as well served by taking a Sharpie to the old ones. Named interim athletics director in September...

 
 

Meet the World’s Biggest Telescope

The view from the remote, barren Andes Mountains in northern Chile stretches for miles, over waves of bare, dun-colored peaks rolling to each horizon. More importantly,...

 
 

YouTube Star Paul Cantu On the Art of Thrifting

“My YouTube success was not at all taught here,” laughs the Polo shirt-clad college Internet sensation sitting before me on a cold November morning just before...

 
 

UT Now Offering Sexual Assault Forensic Exams

UT-Austin students who are survivors of sexual assault can now get free post-assault forensic exams on campus. The new policy, which went into effect on Nov. 16,...

 
 
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