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Now and Then: Looking at the Lives of Two UT Grads, 80 Years Apart

June 6, 1938, was a perfectly moonlit summer night in Austin. Gathered before the one-year-old Tower were 1,161 students, dressed in black gowns and tasseled hats....

 
 

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How Did DNA Kits Become so Popular—and What’s Next?

  When I first think about signing up for 23andMe in early 2018, the direct-to-consumer genetics testing company is running a campaign called “DNA of a Champion,”...

 
 

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The Story of Burnt Orange

On any given Saturday, you might find yourself inside Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, or under the shady oaks of the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, awash in...

 
 

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The Texas Ten 2018

Since 2011, the Alcalde has honored UT professors with the Texas 10 awards.

 
 

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Meet the Man Watching Over the Oldest Clocks in Texas

Galbraith is the foremost — and perhaps the only — restorer of tower clocks in Texas, an essential skill that, if it isn’t passed down, could be lost...

 
 

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Fresh Eyes on the Forty Acres

From the ordinary to the extraordinary, photographer Sarah Frankie Linder gives us a unique visual tour of the Forty Acres and all of its details.

 
 

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Lives On Hold: Longhorn DACA Recipients Tell Their Stories

Lawmakers spent the last six months negotiating the future of the Deferred Action Childhood Arrival Program. Longhorn Dreamers talk about this period of uncertainty...

 
 

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How Texas Is Trying to Stay Ahead of the Opioid Epidemic

“What is an opioid?” clinical assistant professor of health outcomes and pharmacy practice Lucas Hill asks, scanning the faces in the Steve Hicks School of...

 
 

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Abroad In Hollywood: How the One-of-a-Kind UTLA Program Prepares Students for Show Business

It’s 6:30 p.m. and the students are late. The hot October California sun is slowly disappearing behind purple mountains, serving as the backdrop to an unassuming...

 
 

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How Eddie Reese Turned Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving into the Best Program in the Nation

Eddie Reese is the most accomplished (and underrated) coach in college sports.

 
 
 
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