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Wielding the Golden Gloves

James Park (left) and Daniel Meza (right) work the mitts, Caven-Clark Field, 2022. It’s the pugilist’s dilemma, inherent to the sport. In the ring, it’s...

 
 

A New Book Unpacks the Meaning of the Misplaced Objects We Miss the Most

Author Rob Walker. In an essay about ruining the magic of a long-lost childhood toy by attempting to replace it as an adult, Alex Balk posits that lost things...

 
 

A New UT Research Center Is Looking Into How Psychedelics Can Help Those Struggling With Mental Illness

Marcus Capone felt beyond hope. He was having trouble sleeping and suffering from headaches, cognitive impairment, and depression. He turned to alcohol to cope,...

 
 
Bless the Mood

Bless the Mood

At the Moody Center’s ribbon-cutting ceremony in April, Matthew McConaughey, duly dressed in a white-trimmed burnt-orange suit and cowboy hat, sang a strange...

 
 

Next Level

Now that NCAA athletes have the right to profit off their names, the world will value Longhorns in a whole new way.   “Constantly on the move,”...

 
 

Texas Law’s New Courtyard and Plaza give the Prestigious School a New Look

Not so long ago, driving along the northeastern corner of campus, it was easy to miss the brutalist white stone structure at 727 East Dean Keeton. That’s...

 
 

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...

 
 
 
 
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