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Six UT Professors Envision how the Global Pandemic Will Transform their Industries Forever

Life will never be the same after COVID-19. We know this instinctively, and we know this from history books. There’s the...

 

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Lyndon B. Johnson oversaw a tumultuous time in American politics, culture, and society. It was an era of unrest, new ideas, and...

 

UT’s 2021 Graduating Class Leaves a Campus that Became Almost Unrecognizable During the Pandemic

When the class of 2021 enrolled at UT, most members likely pictured a typical graduation day: crossing the stage in sweltering midday...

 
 
 

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New Summer Reads Introduce You to Important Trailblazers

Lone Star Vistas Travel Writing on Texas, 1821-1861 by Astrid Haas   As Texas became a destination for large-scale immigration...

 

New Coming-of-age Novel from Longhorn Author Tackles Questions of Faith and Family

In Kelsey McKinney’s debut novel, the Texas landscape—sun-baked soil, vast blue skies, and oppressive heat—serves as a vibrant...

 
 

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How UT’s Sustainability Infrastructure Reduced Waste in a Time of Crisis

It’s early on a Sunday morning last October and the parking lot outside Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium is unusually empty. The night...

 
 

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Renowned Texas Newsman Neal Spelce Remembers Getting His Start in the Television Business

In an excerpt of the Longhorn’s forthcoming memoir, With the Bark Off,  renowned Texas newsman Neal Spelce remembers getting his start in the television...

 
 

New Blanton Exhibit Showcases Prominent but Underrecognized Figure of the Second Harlem Renaissance

“‘Black Is Beautiful’ was my directive,” writes photographer Kwame Brathwaite, in the monograph that accompanies his upcoming exhibition at the Blanton...

 
 

UT’s New Men’s Basketball Coach Wants to Bring the First NCAA Championship to his Alma Mater

Chris Beard, BA, ’95, has been back to Austin many times since his days as a student manager for Tom Penders’ Running Horns. But when you’re an opposing...

 
 

The Way Back: Indie Darling

From 1970 until 1997, Inner Sanctum Records thrived on West 24th Street as a place for UT students and Austinites to expand their musical minds at the first—and...

 
 

The Longhorns Behind an Iconic Accessory Explain the Key to their Success

Back in 2014, about two years into their first business venture, Janie Cooke, BA ’89, and Caroline Nix, BA ’91, were presented with a playful challenge....

 
 

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Lyndon B. Johnson oversaw a tumultuous time in American politics, culture, and society. It was an era of unrest, new ideas, and emerging distrust in institutions....

 
 

Ricky Williams’ Latest Passion Project was Written in the Stars

From the time he was a child growing up in Southern California, to his time in Austin, his years in the NFL, and beyond, Ricky Williams has squeezed every bit...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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