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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

(Editor’s Note: In December 2018, UTLA Director Phil Nemy was placed on administrative leave, pending investigation by UT Office of Industry Engagement into...

 
 

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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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Scenes from Houston after Hurricane Harvey

Photojournalist Michael Stravato, ’88, has documented destruction in disparate corners of the world, from Bosnia to Latin America. In August, devastation came...

 
 

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One Virtuoso’s 40-Year Journey to Build a Music Mecca in Round Top, Texas

How pianist James Dick turned a city dump into the sprawling 210-acre Festival Hill campus.

 
 

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How Do You Boil Down the Essence of UT to One Word?

I was never any good at selling. As a boy, I was cripplingly shy, and when it came time to sell M&Ms or Hershey’s bars to raise money for the school choir...

 
 

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Longhorn Veterans Share What It’s Like to go From the Military to Civilian Life at UT

A little over a year ago, I sat with a former Marine sniper in the lobby of the LBJ School, passing time between panels at the first-ever Vietnam War Summit. A Longhorn,...

 
 

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Inside the Mind of Coach Tom Herman–and What it Could Mean for the Longhorns

At the South End Zone of DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium, deep in the Moncrief-Neuhaus Athletics Center, standing outside a conference room is a shadowy figure. An opaque...

 
 

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How Dell Med School Hopes to Transform Health Care

Now with the Dell Med School’s second class of future physicians, brand new buildings, and actual living, breathing patients, there are a few early signs...

 
 
 
 
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