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Another $5 Million Pledged for New McCombs School Building

The McCombs School of Business knows a thing or two about investments, and so do its benefactors, who have made major investments in the school’s newest building....

 
 

Do Soulmates Exist? UT Grads Calculate the Odds [Watch]

Just as we were steeling ourselves to endure the annual onslaught of pink hearts, saccharine clichés, and Hallmark marketing known as Valentine’s Day, a...

 
 

Longhorns Raise $30,000 for Junior the Wendy’s Guy—Now What?

Last week, we brought you the news that Benjamin McPhaul, BA ’11, was raising money to help Ishmael “Junior” Mohammed Jr., the former cashier who earned...

 
 

Alum Starts Fundraiser to Help UT’s Legendary “Wendy’s Guy”

Update 2/12: Read our follow-up story on the Junior phenomenon here. For 14 years, Ishmael Mohammed Jr.—more commonly known as “Junior” or simply...

 
 

“I’m So Grateful There Are Still Honest People Out There:” A Lost Class Ring Goes Home

Losing a prized possession is never easy. But when it comes to UT class rings, Texas Exes and friendly strangers alike regularly work minor miracles to return lost...

 
 

American Idol Sends UT Premed Student to Hollywood

UT premed student Munfarid Zaidi has received his golden ticket to Hollywood—and while being cradled in the arms of American Idol judge Harry Connick Jr., no...

 
 

International Students Get a Texas Welcome

While a student at UT, Carlos Zaffirini Jr., BBA ’03, JD ’06, Life Member, studied abroad in Monterrey, Mexico. Like most international students, he enjoyed...

 
 

$60 Million Donation Benefits Engineering and Business Schools

The University announced a $60 million, multi-year donation from the Mulva Family Foundation on Friday, a major gift that will benefit the McCombs School of Business...

 
 

Dell Medical School Names Its First Dean: Clay Johnston

After 130 years, UT-Austin is finally getting its own medical school. And this morning it got a leader: inaugural dean Clay Johnston. “I am truly grateful...

 
 

OU, Nebraska Players Tweet “Horns Down” Helmet Photos

It’s not exactly new for UT’s rivals to focus less on taking pride in themselves, and more on disliking the Horns. This phenomenon has taken many forms...

 
 
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