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Meet the Alumnus Using Drones to Implement Citywide Mapping in Pflugerville

Texans from Temple to Texarkana recognize the 165-foot structures that protrude from the rolling landscape. Water towers supply residents and passersby with visual...

 
 

These Longhorns Organized a Transformational Gift for a School in Tanzania

One thing you notice in the bustling town of Arusha, Tanzania, the tourism hub where most of the country’s luxury safari companies are headquartered, are the...

 
 

Meet Andrea Valdez, the First Latina to Lead a Statewide Newsroom in Texas

After more than a decade at Texas Monthly, Andrea Valdez, BA ’05, left her home state for San Francisco in 2017, to become the web editor at Wired. In July, she...

 
 

The Way Back: DKR and LBJ

When Texas met Mississippi in the 1962 Cotton Bowl, it was a highly anticipated matchup. Both teams had gone 9-1 during the regular season, and the Longhorns...

 
 

An Alumna Reflects on Tri Towers, and the Friendships She Made There

Today, when you walk by  our former home, you won’t get a sense of the energy it teemed with 35 years ago. Tri Towers, the longstanding off-campus dormitory...

 
 

Horns Up at the Vatican

Anthony Smecca, UT class of 2021, along with Johnny Smecca, BS ’87, showed their horns while visiting the Vatican in summer 2019.

 
 

The Way Back: Moon Unit

A small chunk of the moon resides on the Forty Acres. Between 1969 and 1972, American astronauts brought back 842 pounds of similar specimens of moon rock....

 
 

Getting There: How Swimmer Joseph Schooling Became an Olympic Champion

Joseph Schooling is a member of an elite club: He is among a handful of Longhorn swimmers to have won an NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championship during all...

 
 

Women’s Storybook Project Bridges the Gap Between Incarcerated Mothers and Their Children

Midday on a Thursday this past April, the Austin Country Club was the site of a luncheon to garner new volunteers and donations for a local nonprofit that has changed...

 
 

Longhorns Atop Judd Falls

Longhorns Henry Boehm and Carter Boehm get their horns up at Judd Falls in Crested Butte, Colorado.

 
 
 
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