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The Ransom Center Spotlights the Women Who Helped Bring James Joyce’s ‘Ulysses’ to Life

Sylvia Beach and James Joyce in the doorway of Beach’s Paris bookshop, in 1922. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the publication of James Joyce’s...

 
 

The Blanton Museum Is Featuring More Works by Black Artists Than Ever Before in Its Permanent Collection

Noah Purifoy, “Restoration,” 2001, mixed media construction, 68 x 41 x 4 1/2 in. The way the Blanton Museum of Art came by the paintings, sculptures, and...

 
 

Longhorn Entrepreneurs Share Wisdom at Austin Chapter Event

An ice cream shop owner, a lawyer, a techie, and a bookstore founder walk into a room. The result? A compelling discussion between some of Austin’s leading entrepreneurs...

 
 

Longhorns Are Among World’s Most Employable Grads

Recent UT grads can set their worries and half-finished job applications aside (if only for a moment), and take comfort in the results of a new global list ranking...

 
 

UT to Cut Funding for Texas Memorial Museum

The Texas Memorial Museum has been a campus institution since it first opened its doors in 1939, drawing students and locals alike to see dinosaur bones, fossils,...

 
 

UT Energy Poll Reveals Contradictions [Watch]

UT’s fifth and latest energy poll, released last week, shows a drop in interest in energy and related issues, as well as a disconnect between the public and energy...

 
 

“Just Light”: James Turrell Talks Skyspaces at UT

Artist James Turrell’s medium of choice must be shaped, molded, and formed, not unlike clay. Like paint, it requires a canvas and, as with any other medium,...

 
 

A Little Piece of Texas in Sweden

W. Charles Gaskamp, BA ’71, and his son Derek Gaskamp, BS ’12, Life Members, shared this photo from their Princess Northern European cruise that saw them all...

 
 

Staring Down Cancer, Two Longhorn Fans Forge Unlikely Friendship

Sometimes a little burnt orange can bring people together in surprising ways. In the cancer unit of a hospital 1,500 miles from Austin, a 21-year-old UT student...

 
 

Burnt Orange at the Arctic Circle

Life Member Penny Viteo, BA ’75, and her husband Steve drove nearly 12,000 miles during a trip to Alaska this past summer. The couple made sure they had their...

 
 
 
 
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