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Texas Longhorn Football Players March to the State Capitol in Honor of George Floyd

June 4, 2020; Austin, TX, USA; Members of the Texas Longhorns march to the Texas State Capitol from the UT Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Lola Gomez/American Statesman...

 
 

Two Longhorns Land a Life-Changing Opportunity with Target

When Ariel Lee got the chance to attend NextGen Summit, a three-day conference built for rising entrepreneurs in New York City, she jumped at the chance. It...

 
 

Longhorn Daron K. Roberts’ New Children’s Book Offers a Lesson in Empathy For All Ages

When I speak with Daron K. Roberts, BA ’01, Life Member, over the phone one early morning in June, the former NFL coach, UT lecturer, and founding director...

 
 

Reflecting on the Beauty of Waller Creek Amid Massive Campus Construction

AS a student at UT in the early ’80s, I walked across Waller Creek at 21st Street and San Jacinto Boulevard hundreds of times.  I would head...

 
 

This UT Alumnus’ New Book Depicts the Black Student Experience at UT

How “The Black Yearbook” aims to capture the Black student experience at UT.

 
 

UT Interim President Jay Hartzell On Leading Through a Fall Semester Unlike Any Other

As Jay Hartzell comes into focus on my screen, he’s eager to show me his burnt-orange tie, holding it up to his computer camera so I can get a clear look....

 
 

Fort Worth and Arlington Texas Exes Chapters Host Student Send-Off

Every year, Texas Exes chapters wish incoming Longhorns good luck as they set off for Austin. For many chapters, it looked like this year send-offs were going...

 
 
 

Back to School: Reimagining the World of Fashion From Home

On the day I sit in on Eve Nicols’ “Aesthetics: Theory & Practice” textiles and apparel course, the professor of instruction is waxing poetic about fabric,...

 
 

Honoring the 2020 Texas Excellence Awards Winners

Though we couldn’t welcome these recipients onstage this year, we are celebrating them in the Alcalde with a portrait and kind words from faculty and students.

 
 
 
 
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