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UT Professor Explains How Language Shapes Our Thoughts

Maybe you haven’t spent that much time thinking about it, but it is a weird facet of the human experience that a collection of sounds you make by blowing air...

 
 

Four Books From the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off Fall 2018

Never Lost Again by Bill Kilday, BA ’90, MPA, MBA ’94 These days avoiding traffic jams and getting from Point A to Point B is as easy as plugging in information...

 
 

UT Austin Astronomers Are Recreating the Cosmos on Earth

It’s a seemingly average day in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The sun is blazing, the mountains loom in the distance, and the people in the rows of neighborhoods go...

 
 

UTPD’s Newest Recruit Is Here to Sniff Out the Danger

In the abandoned east University Co-op building on a hot day in early July, eager paws skitter and slide across the linoleum floor as the furry members of UTPD’s...

 
 

This UT-Developed Platform Is Helping Speed Up Natural Hazards Research

One year ago, Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, bringing unforgiving 130-mph winds and more than 27 trillion gallons of rain that displaced thousands and left the area...

 
 

Brownsville Chapter Celebrates 25 Years of Sending Off New Longhorns

Letty Fernandez, BJ ’78, Life Member, remembers that first night, 25 years ago, when she and the other Brownsville Texas Exes bid farewell to a small group of...

 
 

New Hogg Foundation Grant Will Focus on Well-Being in Rural Texas Communities

Head east about 30 minutes outside of Austin and you’ll enter Bastrop County, marked by the skeletons of a once-lush pine forest. The lifeless trees are a stark...

 
 

LBJ Presidential Library Names Historian Kyle Longley as New Director

On Wednesday, the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum named historian Kyle Longley as the institution’s fifth director, beginning on July 29. The announcement...

 
 

Could Robots Compete in the 2050 World Cup? This UT Team Thinks It’s Possible

For the past month, the world has been watching national soccer teams from across the globe compete in a surprising and nail-biting World Cup. Although the U.S....

 
 

How a Blind UT Grad Student is Solving Ancient Puzzles With His Fingertips

Daniel Smith runs his fingers over a mysterious relic. On the fifth floor of Burdine Hall, he wonders what it belongs to and where it has been. It may just hold...

 
 
 
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