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A Year Later, Boston Bombing Survivors Living With “Hope, Strength, Optimism”

Patrick Downes and Jessica Kensky have had a lot of good days this year. There was the day when Jess met her beloved service dog, a loyal black lab named Rescue...

 
 

They Live: The Saga of the Maroon Bluebonnet Continues

Nature was supposed to dispose of the maroon bluebonnet, but Longhorns are still waiting. The maroon bluebonnets spotted last week near the UT Tower haven’t...

 
 

Jordan Spieth Is a “Gold-Plated Billboard” for UT, His Former Coach Says

University of Texas Men’s Golf head coach John Fields is a proud man today, after watching his former player Jordan Spieth fall just short of making history...

 
 

Looking for a Tax Refund? So Are Identity Thieves

The April 15 tax deadline is almost here, and with that comes the perfect time for identity thieves to steal your information and your tax return. UT cybersecurity...

 
 

Obama Honors LBJ in Civil Rights Summit Keynote

As the audience at the LBJ Library eagerly awaited President Obama’s arrival Thursday morning, so did a crowd of a few hundred students, faculty, and staff...

 
 

Special Counsel Report: UT Regent May Have Broken Law

Last week, a report concerning UT System regent Wallace Hall found its way to multiple statewide media outlets before being made public this week. The draft report,...

 
 

A Storied Summit at the McDonald Observatory, 75 Years Later

Sandra Preston, BBA ’79, has spent 35 years building the education and outreach programs for the McDonald Observatory at the University of Texas at Austin where...

 
 

Center for Students in Recovery Celebrates 10 Years

After a decade of making sure that no student is alone in their struggle with addiction, UT’s Center for Students in Recovery (CSR) celebrated their 10-year...

 
 

Telling the Stories of the Whitman Shooting [Podcast]

On a hot August day in 1966, Charles Whitman carried a footlocker full of guns and ammunition to the top of the UT Tower and started firing. The incident changed...

 
 

Postcards from Kiev: Texas Ex Witnesses History in Ukraine

For months, civil unrest has plagued the country of Ukraine, as protests rage on and clashes continue between anti-government protesters and police forces. One UT...

 
 
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