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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...

 
 

Football Off to a Strong Start as Coach Sets Expectations

Charlie Strong doesn’t just want the best players. He wants the best student-athletes on his roster. Responsible leadership was the theme of the new football...

 
 

Red Raider Proposes to Longhorn; No Tortillas Thrown [Watch]

No matter how intense the UT-Texas Tech rivalry is—or how many tortillas Tech fans toss on the field when the Horns visit Lubbock—it’s not strong enough...

 
 

Mack is Back … On Twitter

Former UT head football coach Mack Brown has found something to keep himself busy following his December resignation: tweeting! Since he joined the social media...

 
 
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