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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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The Blanton Museum of Art Debuts Its Stunning New Entrance and Grounds to Austin—and the World

When it first opened on campus in 2006, the Blanton Museum of Art was tucked away like a secret. It had one entrance, which directly faced its companion building...

 
 

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On Some of Texas’ Tallest Peaks, Star Parties Attract Visitors From All Over the Planet

Hundreds of miles into the desert, atop the highest point on the Texas state highway system, this remote university research center is not an obvious destination....

 
 

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Introducing the 2023 Texas 10

There are myriad things that make a student’s time at UT so memorable. But for nearly every Longhorn, there’s often one thing at the center of it all: an educator...

 
 

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A Longhorn Looks Back on Four Years That Changed the World—and Her Life—Forever

One of the few Halloweens I remember from my childhood in Houston is tinged in orange and white—not from candy corn, but from our UT-themed family costume....

 
 
 
 
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