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What the FIFA Scandal Can Teach Us About Sports and Global Governance

John Hoberman is a professor of Germanic studies at The University of Texas at Austin who teaches courses about sports and politics. He is the author of The Olympic...

 
 

School Is Back in Session at Alumni College 2015

At the beginning of every summer, the University of Texas campus empties as students move out of their dorms. As they leave, a group of new and excited students...

 
 

Lost UT Class Ring Found in Central Texas Flood Cleanup

The duality of nature was never so apparent as it was two weeks ago in Central Texas. As the lakes and rivers of the Hill Country thirsted for rainfall, the would-be...

 
 

The Write Stuff: Four 2015 Graduates with World-Changing Theses

Each year, hundreds of undergraduate students go about the daunting task of developing, researching, and writing a thesis. This year’s graduates have produced...

 
 

Trash on Our Beaches Started With Us, and It Must End with Us

World Ocean Day was celebrated this week and people across the planet talked about how to keep water bottles, micro-trash, and other plastics out of our oceans....

 
 

All About That Base (Funding) and More: Reviewing the 2015 Texas Legislature

On Monday, the Texas Legislature ended its 84th regular session. After 140 days of committee meetings, testimony, debate, amendment, and occasionally, bill-passing,...

 
 

Here’s What President Fenves’ First Day Was Like

If Greg Fenves was feeling any first-day jitters Wednesday, he didn’t show it. On his first day as UT president, Fenves sailed through a packed schedule of...

 
 

Late to the Game: The One That Got Away

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...

 
 

Easy Rider

Ricardo Palomares lives on the back of a bicycle. He rides farther before lunch than the average American does in a year. Bears are a normal, even accepted, part...

 
 

From UT to UTMB

  On August 15, 2014, three UT alumni became University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston alumni, graduating from the Physician Assistant Studies program. Pictured...

 
 
 
 
 
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