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The Flying Longhorns Remember—and Rediscover—Vietnam

On our first day in Ho Chi Minh City, the Flying Longhorns inadvertently offended the sensibilities of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. We had assembled for...

 
 

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UT Research on Methane Hydrate Could Transform the Energy Landscape

A team of scientists watch the sunset from the helidock. The middle of the Gulf of Mexico is a busier place than you might think. Its deep, blue waters are dotted...

 
 

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The 2024 Texas 10

Since 2011, the Alcalde has asked alumni to submit nominations for the Texas 10 teaching awards, forming a cohort of the most excellent professors at The University...

 
 

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UT Prepares for the Total Solar Eclipse

As her husband drove through southeastern Wyoming’s rolling hills, Martinique Pautzke studied an eclipse map on her phone. Then she peered at the truck’s...

 
 

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Texas Performing Arts and Broadway Across America Bring the Great White Way to Campus

You never forget your first time.  Come on along and listen to the lullaby of Broadway. For Kristen Caskey, BA ’94, who grew up outside of Chicago,...

 
 

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The Texas Exes Reaches 100,000 Life Members

It was a warm and slightly humid May morning at the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park just northwest of Atlanta, Georgia, when Erin Peterson was hiking...

 
 

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Society Faces Tough Choices About Artificial Intelligence

On a Tuesday night last February, New York Times technology writer Kevin Roose sat down to experiment with an early version of the artificial intelligence (AI)...

 
 

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Larry Mayo’s Degree Was a Lifetime in the Making

Surrounded by books in a home nestled among the Piney Woods of Lake Palestine in northeast Texas, a 79-year-old former journalist in failing health was doing...

 
 

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Paper Conservation Expert Preserves Campus Treasures

A rare manuscript in the University’s collection, currently under the care of the Campus Conservation Initiative. In the summer of 2022, Rachel Mochon...

 
 

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A Longhorn Looks Back on 50 Years of Marriage

We met in 1965 at Midland High School, but we weren’t high school sweethearts. In fact, we didn’t even like each other. I thought he was arrogant and snobbish....

 
 
 
 
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