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Meet the university’s unlikely student leaders. This spring, Xavier Rotnofsky and Rohit Mandalapu delivered a surprising upset, winning Student Government’s...

 
 

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...

 
 

Best of Campus Watch: Sept | Oct 2015

From streakers to squirrels, bagel thieves to criminal ballerinas, the UT Police Department’s cheeky Campus Watch dispatches keep us updated on all the mischief...

 
 

Trending Now: Bucket Hats and #SquadGoals

Bucket Hats As summer heats up on campus, more and more male students have been spotted trying to relive the ’80s in the form of the bucket hat. The hat, which...

 
 

September | October 2015 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Eli Reed: A Long Walk Home Introduction by Paul Theroux “He can make the most bizarre and shocking images somehow...

 
 

A Secret Garden in the UT Tower

For more than a century, the Plant Resources Center has been building one of the best collections on campus. These days, it’s a world-renowned research destination...

 
 

Fishing for Stories

Fly fishing and finding topics for magazine articles have more in common than might be immediately apparent to the uninitiated. Both involve searching the best...

 
 

The Big Picture: Pursuing the Very Best

The Forty Acres Scholars Program aims to attract top students by connecting them with alumni. In 1889, just four years after 32 University of Texas alumni founded the...

 
 

Lessons on Teaching From UT’s 35th New Faculty Orientation

Professor Bob Duke began his lecture, titled “If We Learn Like That, Why Do We Teach Like This?” with a 90-second viral video of a Japanese boy playing...

 
 

UT Regents Approve System-Wide Admissions Policy

The UT System Board of Regents voted 8-1 to approve a new admissions policy Thursday morning. The policy, which applies to all UT System academic institutions,...

 
 
 
 
 
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