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The Way Back: A Place of Their Own

The Way Back: A Place of Their Own

Women at UT enjoyed dancing as one of their athletic options, 1923. Before the sports we know today, options for women’s physical education at UT Austin were...

 
 
What to Watch During the 2023 Texas Legislative Session

What to Watch During the 2023 Texas Legislative Session

Every new year brings another semester, another bluebonnet season, and new hopes for Longhorn football. And every other year? The legislature comes together...

 
 

The Way Back: A Curious Classroom

Students lounge in the College of Business Administration’s experimental classroom, 1971. Long before the pandemic forced students to find alternative classrooms...

 
 

Match.com Founder, Longhorn Is on a Mission to Improve Education Access

Peng Ong at the Monk’s Hill offices in Singapore. Peng Ong still remembers the first time he got to explore a computer. He was around 13 years old, well before...

 
 

Research Initiative Planet Texas 2050 Uses Art to Tell Story of Climate Change

The 2022 research symposium featured three dance performances. In 2018, researchers at The University of Texas decided to take a hard look at an important milestone....

 
 
Big Bertha II

Big Bertha II

Big Bertha has been the Sweetheart of the Longhorn Band for decades. Now, an even bigger Bertha is taking the field.

 
 

5 Outstanding Young Texas Exes You Should Know About

Countless Longhorns have made impressive strides in their careers after leaving the Forty Acres, but not all do it by the time they turn 40. Each year since 1979,...

 
 

The Wildflower Center Is Planting a Field of Light

There’s plenty to see sprawled across the fields of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center nearly year round: pollinators flitting about native wildflowers,...

 
 

Exploring Outside the Lines

We all had one during our time in college: an elective course signed up for on a whim, perhaps begrudgingly, to fulfill that elusive flag requirement, in search...

 
 
The Way Back: Aggie Armadillos

The Way Back: Aggie Armadillos

An armadillo is removed from the field by a University of Texas Longhorn Band Member during halftime of the 1971 Texas vs. Texas A&M game. Few rivalries...

 
 
 
 
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