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Meet the Alumni Who Helped Get Ellsworth Kelly’s ‘Austin’ to UT

[For an in-depth look at the story of Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin, check out “Sacred Space: Look Inside Ellsworth Kelly’s Last Work at the Blanton Museum,”...

 
 

Clements Center Rings in Five Years with Former President George W. Bush

“Leaders need principles, vision, and implementation—and history gives perspective and usable lessons on leadership,” former U.S. President George W. Bush...

 
 

UT Board of Regents Votes to Increase Tuition

On Monday, The UT System Board of Regents approved two-year tuition increases for all academic UT institutions, to go into effect in the fall of 2018, ranging from...

 
 

Bill Murray Joins Cappy McGarr for Donation Ceremony in Belo Center

Cappy McGarr is an Emmy-nominated executive producer and creator of the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. To students, he’s known for his campus...

 
 

Andrew Jones’ Long Journey Back

When Texas tips off against Iowa State at the Big 12 Tournament in Kansas City on Wednesday night, they’ll do so with a depleted roster. Future lottery pick...

 
 

After Surviving the Holocaust, Adam Heller Works to Make the World a Better Place Through Engineering

On a balmy March day last year around lunchtime, students squeezed into a standing-room-only lecture hall on the bottom floor of the Chemical and Petroleum Engineering...

 
 

How The Pluckers Founders Built Themselves a Wing-Dom

It’s 2 a.m. Saturday and the bars are closed. A group of rowdy students, home from their trek down Austin’s Sixth Street, bust into the Pluckers Wing Bar tucked...

 
 

Hair Lair: On the Harry Ransom Center’s Lot of Locks

Ezra Pound’s hair, which would later grow as dark as his fascist views, is thick and blond, collected from his innocent, 4-year-old head. Percy Shelley’s lock...

 
 

KUT’s Art Markman on the Mandela Effect

I grew up watching the original Star Wars trilogy. A central part of the drama of these films (spoiler alert!) comes from Darth Vader’s revelation at the end...

 
 

A New Student Record Label is Amplifying Longhorn Music

The light turned red at the Guadalupe Street crosswalk and Maria Tangarova strolled alongside dozens of other students toward campus. She heard Julian Max before...

 
 
 
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