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11 Places to Work From Home in Austin

Campus may be quieter now that the semester is over, but we know that Longhorns never stop working to change the world—from all over the globe. For those based...

 
 

Longhorns Gather Together for Texas Exes Graduation Celebrations

A mother and daughter giggled and held hands as they swayed back and forth, pulling towards each other then dancing away again, smiles plastered on their faces...

 
 

New Research From UT Could One Day Treat Chronic Pain Without Opioids

Three decades ago, if you had asked Dr. Stephen Martin how the molecules he synthesizes would be used today, he might have given you any number of answers ranging...

 
 

Memories of the Frank Erwin Center

You might have noticed that a very large, distinctively shaped structure at I-35 and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Austin is slowly disappearing. It is,...

 
 

Q&A: A Longhorn Uncovers Family History Across Continents and Generations

Margaret Juhae Lee, author of Starry Field: A Memoir of Lost History. From starting at UT as a pre-med Plan II student to a graduate degree in the art history...

 
 

Beach Volleyball is the Next Frontier of UT’s Athletic Power

“Texas is a volleyball school.” “Texas is a volleyball school.” No, that’s not an echo you’re hearing. Rather, Jerritt Elliott’s reigning...

 
 

There’s a Magic to Music at the LBJ Library

Elvis Presley’s jumpsuit, 1972. Bruce Springsteen’s Born In the U.S.A. album cover outfit, 1984. Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Number...

 
 

Student and Local Organizations Inspire Next Generation of Scientists at UT’s STEM Girl Day

A girl and her father visit an exhibit demonstrating the buoyancy of golf balls. Millie Bobby Brown’s turbine-like hooks, which spin in a move called “The...

 
 

West Campus Market Provides Venue and Music Community

Midnight Butterfly performing at Friendly Rio Market on Dec. 9, 2023. As dusk falls over West Campus, the concrete walls of a neighborhood corner store thrum...

 
 

Q&A: A Documentarian and a Longhorn Explore the Spirituality of Sports

Joe Levin, co-author of Religion of Sports. Joe Levin, BA, BJ ’21, Life Member, likes to say he’s from Los Angeles via Austin. Even before he attended UT...

 
 
 
 
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