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The Places Where We’ve Rooted for the Longhorns—and How Much They Mean to Us

A crowd at Memorial Stadium, circa 1960. In 1924, Texas played its first-ever game at what was originally a 27,000-capacity War Memorial Stadium.   A...

 
 

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Briscoe Center’s New Acquisition will be a Mecca for Architectural and Urban Environmental Research

When Steven Hoelscher saw Robert Polidori’s photographs for the first time, he was blown away. The images, depicting the devastating flooding and...

 
 

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The Year of The Longhorn

With three national championships, 13 top-10 teams, and 13 Big 12 championships, Texas is an football volleyball golf swimming and diving every sport school. If...

 
 

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Steve Sarkisian’s Path to Texas Football Glory is Paved with Offensive Wizardry and Self-Reflection

For as many touchdowns as the quarterback scored in his career, if you type “Vince Young touchdown” into Google, one dominates the results. You know which...

 
 

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How UT’s Sustainability Infrastructure Reduced Waste in a Time of Crisis

It’s early on a Sunday morning last October and the parking lot outside Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium is unusually empty. The night...

 
 

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Renowned Texas Newsman Neal Spelce Remembers Getting His Start in the Television Business

In an excerpt of the Longhorn’s forthcoming memoir, With the Bark Off,  renowned Texas newsman Neal Spelce remembers getting his start in the television...

 
 

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Six UT Professors Envision how the Global Pandemic Will Transform their Industries Forever

Life will never be the same after COVID-19. We know this instinctively, and we know this from history books. There’s the intangible, collective grief...

 
 

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How UT Research Led to the Development of the COVID-19 Vaccine in Record-Breaking Time

Jason McLellan in his lab on January 18, 2021. Credit: Matt Wright-Steel On January 6, 2020, Jason McLellan and his wife, Jinelle, were in Park City, Utah, for...

 
 

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Our 2020 Outstanding Young Texas Exes on How They Got Here—and What’s Next

These four Longhorns have achieved big success before even turning 40. Initiated in 1979, the Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award recognizes Texas Exes age 39 and...

 
 

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Two Longhorns Lead the Charge on Reopening the Rothko Chapel

Walking through the lawn that separates the Menil Collection and its park to the east from the Rothko Chapel in Houston’s Montrose neighborhood, I am not...

 
 
 
 
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