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Great Dane

What’s the future of space travel? And what do you do if you’re wearing a spacesuit and your nose itches? Astronaut Andreas Mogensen, PhD ’07, answers these...

 
 

Late to the Game: Spieth Before Spieth

Assistant editor Chris O’Connell isn’t from Texas; he’s from New Jersey. That’s OK though—he’s here now. But without growing up in a place that cherishes...

 
 

First Impressions

Greg Fenves took office this summer as the 29th president of UT-Austin. We spoke with him about his plans for the university and his emphasis on what he calls...

 
 

Spieth Is No. 1

When Jordan Spieth joined the University of Texas men’s golf team in 2011, he told coach John Fields he had two goals in mind: winning a national championship...

 
 

Margaret Berry Celebrates Her First Century

In anticipation of her 100th birthday on Aug. 8, Margaret Berry, BA ’37, Life Member, Distinguished Alumna, penned an essay titled “Old Age is a Gift” in...

 
 

Task Force Releases Recommendations for Confederate Statues

The group charged with making recommendations for the future of Confederate statues on campus released its report Monday, outlining five options for the memorials...

 
 

‘The Sensitives’ Reveals a Little-Known and Controversial Illness [Watch]

The Sensitives is a documentary, but its trailer feels more like a missive from the world of science fiction. Two gaunt men stare out the windows of a van at...

 
 

Sweatin’ with Strong

“I wish the team was this excited about football,” Texas head football coach Charlie Strong observed as he took the stage at his second-annual women’s clinic...

 
 

UT’s Francie Ostrower Snags $3.5 Million to Study Arts Engagement

From 2002-12, attendance at arts organizations declined from 39 percent to 33 percent. In a Sept. 26, 2013 article in The New York Times, Patricia Cohen wrote that...

 
 

What We Learned During Charlie Strong’s Day at ESPN

On Wednesday, Longhorn football head coach Charlie Strong spent the day in Bristol, Connecticut, home of ESPN. Over the course of a whopping 17 interview sessions,...

 
 
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