Back to School: Medical Students Practice Empathy Through Art

As I walk into the Blanton Museum of Art on a cool, fall day, I laugh to think that the experience ahead of me—yes, in an art museum—is the closest I might...

 
 

Three Longhorns Want to Change the Way Music Makes Onto Your Playlists

You know the feeling. You’re cruising down the highway listening to a playlist curated specifically for you by a major music service you pay for each month. You’re...

 
 

Two Longhorns Spark Discovery at the Hill Country’s Science Mill

One Wednesday last September, four buses from Boerne Middle School North pulled up to the Science Mill in the heart of Johnson City. One hundred and fifty sixth...

 
 

The Way Back: The Big Boom

The president of the United States once set off explosives on campus, using a remote control from the back of a passenger train. No really, he did. In 1936, while...

 
 

UT Researchers Are Testing How Household Products Affect Our Environments

On a sunny autumn afternoon, wires are taped to the walls and ceiling of UTest House, a nondescript three-bedroom, two-bath structure on the corner of an otherwise...

 
 

New Janis Joplin Biography Reveals the Woman Behind the Superstar Persona

It was the summer of 1962 when a blues-loving, wild-haired hippie with a soulful voice left her hometown of Port Arthur, Texas, and arrived in Austin. Janis Joplin...

 
 

First-ever American Sign Language Accessible Video Game Launches on Campus

Video games have come a long way since the ’80s, when “Oregon Trail” had kids act as wagon leader, guiding 19th-century settlers, and friends duked it out...

 
 

Longhorns Celebrate 50 Years of Friendship in the Keys

Celebrating 50 years since meeting in Carothers Hall at UT and enduring friendship, Nancy Wranitzky Myers, BA ’72; Kerry Helgren Schneider, BA ’70; Judith Naughton...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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