Meet the New Women’s Basketball Coach Vic Schaefer

When University of Texas athletics director Chris Del Conte was contemplating moving on from women’s basketball head coach Karen Aston, the first person...

 
 

New Landmarks Installation Is an Ode to Evolutionary Science

Against a background of subtle, shifting hues and periodic flashes of lightning, branches, twigs, leaves, petals, and feathers fall as air bubbles flow upward....

 
 

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A Look at Some of Longhorn David Lake’s Most Stunning Architectural Designs

In 1971, the same year David Lake arrived on the Forty Acres, the very first Schlotzsky’s opened amid a row of small, shuttered storefronts on South Congress...

 
 

Renowned Trumpeter Billy Hunter Joins the UT Faculty

Many college professors are struggling with distance learning this fall. Between technology issues and wrestling with the ways in which different students best...

 
 

Robert Killebrew’s Journey From Punishing Linebacker to Pain Reliever

On YouTube, there is a highlights package featuring key plays from Texas linebacker Robert Killebrew’s career, sound-tracked by “Last Resort” by Papa...

 
 

How Ada Calhoun Became a Bestselling Author

In late 2017, Ada Calhoun, BA ’00, felt busted and blue. The UT alumna from New York City had been a freelance writer for two decades. Her work had appeared...

 
 

The Way Back: College On a Hill

In 1838, the fledgling town of Austin—then called Waterloo—was selected as the future site for both the Capitol and The University of Texas. As such, the...

 
 

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Can Public Schools Overcome the Pandemic?

UT’s College of Education has a few ideas. When Alexandria Smith, MEd ’17, learned in late March that she wouldn’t return to her English classroom...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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