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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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This Longhorn Is a World Traveler and Points Master

Katie and JT Genter at John F. Kennedy International Airport’s TWA Hotel. Most days, you’re likely to find Katie Genter, PhD ’17, in front of a laptop...

 
 

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Texas Science and Natural History Museum Reopens After Renovations

Tucked away on campus and once faced with an uncertain future, the institution formerly known as the Texas Memorial Museum was in danger of becoming history itself.    Closed...

 
 

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Writer John Steinbeck’s Sag Harbor Home Extends the Forty Acres

It was a foggy morning in February 2021, and Kathryn Szoka was flipping through the New York Times from her home in Sag Harbor, New York, when her sacred Sunday...

 
 

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Looking Back at Texas Football’s Biggest Moments in the Big 12

Justin Tucker celebrates after winning what was thought to be Texas’ final game against Texas A&M, 2011. “S-E-C! S-E-C!”    It’s...

 
 

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The Tower’s Beloved History and Renewed Future

The Main Building under construction, 1935. Most days, UT President Jay Hartzell approaches his office in the Main Building from the north. There, on the lower...

 
 

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A Longhorn Is Developing Therapeutics to Extend Lifespans—Starting With Man’s Best Friend

Celine Halioua and four of her friends. When Celine Halioua was just 18 years old, she spent the summer before her first year  at UT as an intern at a neuro-oncology...

 
 
 
 
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