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Chris Del Conte Introduced as Texas’ New Athletics Director

Seven days ago, Chris Del Conte missed an important phone call. He was in New York City for the National Football Foundation meetings, and saw a number he didn’t...

 
 

Punter Michael Dickson Wins Ray Guy Award at Atlanta Ceremony

On Sep. 25, 2015, freshman punter Michael Dickson hit rock bottom. With under a minute left in a tie game against Oklahoma State at DKR–Texas Memorial Stadium,...

 
 

Former Vice President Joe Biden Speaks at LBJ Library

On Tuesday at 6 p.m., a full house eagerly awaited the arrival of Joe Biden, the 47th vice president of the United States. But about 20 minutes later, Larry Temple,...

 
 

Inside UT’s New 430,000-Square-Foot Engineering Education and Research Center

Just inside the main entrance to UT’s brand new Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC), natural light spills from the windowed ceiling onto gleaming...

 
 

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 51 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...

 
 

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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...

 
 

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...

 
 
 
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