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New UT System Chancellor James B. Milliken Speaks at Texas Tribune Festival

Just two weeks into his role as the new UT System chancellor, James B. Milliken took the stage at the Stateside Paramount Theater for the 2018 Texas Tribune Festival. “This...

 
 

Honoring Eduardo Rodriguez at Texas Law’s 20th Annual Tailgate Extravaganza

As a record number of people made their way over to the stadium for the Texas vs. USC game on Saturday, a party was underway at the UT School of Law. Nearly 1,200...

 
 

Five Highlights From President Fenves’ Fall 2018 State of the University Address

As the fall 2018 semester gets underway, President Greg Fenves gave the annual State of the University Address on Thursday, marking his fourth year as president...

 
 

UT Austin Astronomers Are Recreating the Cosmos on Earth

It’s a seemingly average day in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The sun is blazing, the mountains loom in the distance, and the people in the rows of neighborhoods go...

 
 

Brownsville Chapter Celebrates 25 Years of Sending Off New Longhorns

Letty Fernandez, BJ ’78, Life Member, remembers that first night, 25 years ago, when she and the other Brownsville Texas Exes bid farewell to a small group of...

 
 

LBJ Presidential Library Names Historian Kyle Longley as New Director

On Wednesday, the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum named historian Kyle Longley as the institution’s fifth director, beginning on July 29. The announcement...

 
 

This Is Texas Tour Gets Longhorns’ Heads in the Game

At each stop on the This Is Texas Tour, the venue would come alive as a burnt-orange crowd of alumni, future Longhorns, and fans dressed in their gameday best filed...

 
 

Now and Then: Looking at the Lives of Two UT Grads, 80 Years Apart

June 6, 1938, was a perfectly moonlit summer night in Austin. Gathered before the one-year-old Tower were 1,161 students, dressed in black gowns and tasseled hats....

 
 

Alumna Kayleen Schaefer on Her Debut Book ‘Text Me When You Get Home’

Journalist Kayleen Schaefer’s new book looks at modern female friendship and what makes it so special. Over the course of just one weekend I found myself saying,...

 
 

Four New Books From the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off Summer

The Austin Cookbook By Paula Forbes Whether it’s smoked turkey from La Barbecue, fried chicken from Lucy’s, or pumpkin bread from Kerbey Lane, The Austin Cookbook...

 
 
 
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