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Longhorns’ Most Invaluable UT Objects and Their Heartfelt Stories

Most everyone who attended The University of Texas has a boatload of school spirit and the tendency to end phone calls with a quick “hook ’em!” instead of...


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 intangible, collective grief...


How Longhorns Came Together During a Hundred-Year Storm

Almost a week after Winter Storm Uri devastated Texas, a long line of hungry, thirsty students snaked around the University Co-op parking lot. It was 9:45 a.m....

UT Researchers On What Really Happened to the Dinosaurs

UT Researchers On What Really Happened to the Dinosaurs

In 2016, Sean Gulick and a team of researchers extracted asteroid dust from sections of dark brown, silty claystone and greyish-green marlstone buried beneath...


The Complete Story of the UT Women’s Cross Country Team

An exhausted Sandy Blakeslee after running in the 1985 Southwest Conference Championships. One Sunday this past December, Texas women’s cross country assistant...


Alumna’s New Book on Burnout Argues Millennials Are Exhausted—and a Beach Vacation Won’t Fix It

There’s a chance we’ll all soon be burned out from talking about burnout, defined as physical or mental collapse due to overwork, reaching the point of...


An Oral History of the Texas Blazers

In the spring of 1994, then-sophomores Paul Massingill and Robert Bleker were walking back to their dorms after a Student Leadership board meeting. It was...

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