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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...

 
 

New Blanton Museum of Art Exhibition Showcases the Talents of Artist Terry Allen

Terry Allen’s creative process is a mystery—even to him. In fact, he never knows where inspiration will take him. Though he creates works in many disciplines,...

 
 

ABC’s First Black Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay is Taking Control of Her Own Narrative

Rachel Lindsay comes from a family of Longhorns. Her parents, both first-generation college students, met at UT. Many of their siblings followed. This is exactly...

 
 

New Reads From the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off 2022

It’s Not Just CookiesStories and Recipes From the Tiff’s Treats KitchenBy Tiffany Chen, BS ’01, and Leon Chen, BBA ’01, Life Members After standing...

 
 

Inside the Tower with the UT Guild of Carillonneurs

We begin on a nondescript upper Tower floor. Custodians shuttle heavy gray trash tubs back and forth to the elevator as a student named Amy Rester plonks away...

 
 

Space Force Enlists UT Austin to Help with Cutting-edge Research

Outer space has always been a warfighting domain. In the late 1950s, the first satellites were boosted to orbit on modified ballistic missiles that were originally...

 
 

How Texas Football Returned in 2021 with its Grandest Vision to Date

Live music was in the air; carnival rides filled the streets; and an updated stadium glistened against the blazing sun. On Saturday, September 4, 2021, the...

 
 

Longhorn John Schwartz Returns to UT After a Storied Journalism Career

Earlier this year, John Schwartz, BA ’79, JD ’84, became one of the millions of Americans who left their jobs during the pandemic. After nearly four decades...

 
 

The Texas 4000 Crew Remembers a Ride Unlike Any Other

The only thing harder than biking thousands of miles across America and Canada? Not biking thousands of miles across America and Canada—after you’ve spent...

 
 

Discover Your Inner-Texan with New Reads from the Longhorn Universe

Being TexanEssays, Recipes, and Advice for the Lone Star Way of LifeBy the editors of Texas Monthly Texas Monthly taps into its long roster of contributors...

 
 
 
 
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