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How UT Research Led to the Development of the COVID-19 Vaccine in Record-Breaking Time

Jason McLellan in his lab on January 18, 2021. Credit: Matt Wright-Steel On January 6, 2020, Jason McLellan and his wife, Jinelle,...

 

Three Longhorns in the Music Business Share How They Have Fared During COVID-19

Back in early March 2020, which feels like 100 years ago, the thriving Austin music industry felt the rumblings of a catastrophic...

 

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The Blanton Museum Grounds Have Been Reimagined

Behind the scenes of the Blanton’s new look, which will include architectural and landscape improvements and a public mural.

 
 
 

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Houston Photographer Finds Art Along the Road

Raymond Redding, BS ’82, is a photographer in Houston who was inspired by his bicycle trips during the pandemic to focus on...

 

Longhorn’s 16th Straight Marathon Fighting for a Cure for DMD

Tim Revell, BS, BS ’99, will run in his 16th Austin Marathon on April 25, 2021, to help raise money to find a cure for Duchenne...

 
 
 
 

One Year Later, The Daily Texan Adapts to a Changing Media Landscape

Between going mostly digital (for now) and shifting its coverage, how the pandemic has changed The Daily Texan over the last year.

 
 

The Longhorns in Your Neighborhood: A Program Started on the Basketball Courts of East Austin 30 Years Ago is Still Going Strong

In 1991, Howard Nirken caught the attention of the Texas Exes. As a President’s Leadership Award finalist, the gregarious undergrad was being interviewed...

 
 

A Year Into the Pandemic, Checking in With the People Who Keep Campus Running

Nearly a year after students left the Forty Acres for spring break 2020, campus is still far emptier than usual, with many of UT’s faculty, staff, and even students...

 
 

Letter from the Executive Director: Play on

So much of our identity as Austinites comes from the city’s famously vibrant live music scene. And Longhorns have always been especially proud to attend college...

 
 

The Massive Lone Star Flag Unfurled Before UT Football Games is a Tradition That Goes Back Generations

The people who care about flags, that is, the kinds of people who might style themselves with the Latin-inspired term vexillologist (one who studies flags),...

 
 

New UT Research Could Help Turn Inhospitable Soil into Fertile Ground

Around May of last year, after a few months of working (and doing just about everything else) from home, I decided to turn my concrete balcony into something...

 
 

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How UT Research Led to the Development of the COVID-19 Vaccine in Record-Breaking Time

Jason McLellan in his lab on January 18, 2021. Credit: Matt Wright-Steel On January 6, 2020, Jason McLellan and his wife, Jinelle, were in Park City, Utah, for...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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