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Class of 2016 Celebrates Graduation at the Alumni Center

The Class of 2016 was the largest entering freshman class in the history of the University of Texas at Austin. This weekend, graduates celebrated in style with...

 
 

New Student Body President Kevin Helgren Is Ready to Challenge the Status Quo

After a prolonged Student Government election riddled with internal conflict, Kevin Helgren took office last week as the new student body president. Just an hour...

 
 

Suspect in Custody for Haruka Weiser Murder

Haruka Weiser (Facebook) Update, Friday, April 8, 10:30 a.m.: At a press conference on Friday morning, Austin police announced they arrested 17-year-old Meechaiel...

 
 

The Way Back: Turtle Power

There’s no evidence to suggest that the inhabitants of Turtle Pond ever met Tessie, a giant mechanical Franken-turtle built at UT in 1954, but at roughly 4 feet...

 
 

Defeating Whooping Cough

Pertussis, or whooping cough, kills 200,000 children each year, but a UT researcher’s work holds new promise. Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly...

 
 

Fenves Adopts Campus Carry Recommendations

UT-Austin president Greg Fenves announced Wednesday that he has adopted the 25 policy recommendations for implementing Senate Bill 11, or campus carry. In December,...

 
 

Exposed to Deluge of Digital Photos, We Feel the Effects of Image Overload

by Rebecca Macmillan, PhD Candidate in English, University of Texas at Austin Twenty-four percent of U.S. teens say they’re online “almost constantly.”...

 
 

Admissions Report Stresses Need for Clarity

Update: The UT System has announced the members of the committee formed to study the recommendations of the Kroll report. You can see the members here. A small...

 
 

UT Presidential Search Committee Announced

UT System Board of Regents chair Paul Foster announced the members of UT-Austin’s presidential search committee today, naming 15 people to the panel charged...

 
 

TXEXplainer: What Does the UT System Chancellor Do?

By now you’re aware that Admiral William McRaven, BJ ’77, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, the orator of possibly the best commencement speech of all time,...

 
 
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