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After Recent Near-Misses, Texas Volleyball Is Poised to Win it All Again

June 27, 2019, was the day the Big 12 released its annual preseason volleyball coaches poll. For the ninth consecutive year, UT coach Jerritt Elliott’s peers...

 
 

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Longhorns Are Pledging to Return Home to Help Their Communities in Need

Janelle Chavez stood inside a home with dirt floors and no electricity in a small village in the Dominican Republic. She was abroad for the 2018 summer through...

 
 

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Unearthing the Ancient ‘Texas Serengeti’

Long-buried fossils collected before World War II are leading UT researchers to think the Texas coast once resembled the African Serengeti.

 
 

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Longhorn Gary Kelly Is Remaking the Once-Tiny Southwest Airlines

“I don’t like to lose,” Gary Kelly says to a room full of Texas football players, who nod their heads in agreement. The 64-year-old chairman of the board...

 
 

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The Tyler Rose: The Story of UT’s Recruitment of Earl Campbell

In 1973, Darrell K Royal faced challenges landing top African-American high school football players, so he enlisted a team of recruiters. Led by Ken Dabbs, they...

 
 

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75 Years Later: The Lasting Impact of D-Day, From France to the Forty Acres

A pivotal moment in the Allied success in World War II, the offensive known as D-Day still reverberates in American culture. Seventy-five years after the largest...

 
 

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Peter Yang’s Journey From The Daily Texan to Photographic Stardom

Peter Yang got his start at The Daily Texan. He’s now one of the world’s most sought-after photographers.

 
 

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How Texas and Longhorns Are Tackling Maternal Mortality in Texas

At my first prenatal appointment, I was given a pink folder. On it were two dolphins jumping and the words: “Have the birth of your dreams.” To be clear, I...

 
 

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How UT Became Home to One of the Nation’s Largest Collections of Latin American Art

A new exhibition at the Blanton explores the intersection of Latin American art and language—and celebrates a field that The University of Texas helped bring to...

 
 
 
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