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‘Discovery is in our DNA’: Inside Hans Mark’s Incredible Career

After fleeing Nazi Germany for a life in the U.S., UT engineering professor Hans Mark worked in Mission Control during the first moon landing, pushed President Reagan...

 
 

The Play’s the Thing

After 400 years, we still have much to learn from Shakespeare. In an educational climate focused on buzzwords like efficiency, STEM, and MOOCs, one UT scholar reminds...

 
 

Reframing the Constitution

Red or blue, everyone venerates the Constitution. But one UT professor believes we need change. It has become almost a convention of contemporary American politics—like...

 
 

A Matter of Honor: Vince Young on Mack Brown

As told to Gary M. Lavergne When I think about my first meeting with Coach Mack Brown, I remember the great respect he showed my mother, grandmother, and sisters....

 
 

He Did It With Class

After 16 seasons, Mack Brown retired as head football coach of the Texas Longhorns. Beyond a 158-48 record at UT and a National Championship, Brown says he wants...

 
 

UT Scholar Tells Forgotten Story of African-American Psychiatric Patients

Mental illness has a dark history in the United States—one too often clouded by stigma and ignorance. Now a UT researcher is uncovering the records of tens of...

 
 

The Witnesses

One UT professor’s mission to photograph some of the last living survivors of the Holocaust has become a race against time. Above: While Andula Lorencova’s...

 
 

Operation Diplomacy

With the military carrying out much of U.S. foreign policy, two UT scholars look at the vanishing role of the American diplomat. As American forces withdraw...

 
 

The Immortals

Bobby Layne and Doak Walker met on a high school football field, played with and against each other for decades, and had a friendship that changed the game of college...

 
 

After the Cold War’s Thaw, UT Professor Uncovers Archaeological Treasure

How a UT researcher stumbled onto a hidden archaeological treasure and shared it with the world. UT archaeology professor Joseph Carter’s niche is excavating...

 
 
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