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A Wise Man Once Said

In a new book, Chancellor McRaven expands on life lessons from his famous commencement speech. The first piece of advice Admiral William H. McRaven, BJ ’77, Life...


Meet the 9-Year-Old Who’s Made His Bed Every Day Since Watching the McRaven Speech

Last spring, Chris Fitzpatrick was listening to the radio in her car when she caught a snippet of audio about a popular commencement speech at UT-Austin. Although...


Kevin Durant’s MVP Acceptance Speech Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity [Watch]

We’ve known for a long time that former Longhorn basketball star Kevin Durant is a class act. Durant is a man with a history of being generous in ways both...


Powers Announces Major Push for Efficiency

As the legislature considers funding for Texas colleges, UT is unveiling a plan to save money—and generate more.  Updated 2:22 p.m. Efficiency has been a watchword...


Robert Gates to Deliver UT Commencement Speech

Commencement speeches are a tricky thing. Even the best public speaker faces a tough crowd: thousands of fidgety 20-somethings, sweltering in oppressive heat and...

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