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UT Becomes Leading Texas Public University in Graduation Success

In 2011, former UT president Bill Powers set the ambitious goal of raising four-year graduation rates from 52 percent that spring to 70 percent by 2017. Today,...

 
 

Tom Herman Offers Some Perspective on USC Loss

“There are no moral victories” is an adage as old as time itself. But how true is the stale bromide? Did Davy Crockett die in vain defending the Alamo?...

 
 

Highlights From President Fenves’ Third State of the University Speech

Wrapping up the end of his second year as president of The University of Texas and marking the start of a new semester, Greg Fenves gave his third State of the...

 
 

How the 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...

 
 

How Texas Football is Getting Serious About Spotting Concussions

In November 2013, Steve Fainaru and Mark Fainaru-Wade, authors of League of Denial, wrote a story for ESPN.com that cited a 9.5 percent drop in youth football...

 
 

Hurricane Harvey’s Effects on Longhorn Community

After the devastating Hurricane Harvey hit land on Friday, flooding Texas cities and displacing more than 30,000 people, here’s what we know about its...

 
 

A Cure for Clara

When a rare “orphan disease” strikes, families often take matters into their own hands. This is Ryan and Jenny Bragg’s quest for a cure that may be just around...

 
 

The Collector

J.P. Bryan is creating a living history of Texas and the settlement of the West. There are few stranger things than watching a painting come to life while standing...

 
 

Nets Take Jarrett Allen in the First Round of the 2017 NBA Draft

Last November, the Texas men’s basketball team played its first away games at the Barclay’s Center, a pair of losses at the Legends Classic tournament...

 
 

Introducing the 2017 Distinguished Alumni

This fall, as is tradition, the Texas Exes will come together to honor a group of the university’s most impressive alumni. Aside from getting to wear the famous...

 
 
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