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Discovery Starts Here

Earth 2.0: Astronomers Help Find Cousin Planet

Texas astronomers working with NASA have helped to discover the first near-Earth-sized planet around a Sun-like star in the “habitable zone,” the range of distances where water could pool on a planet’s surface.

How Longhorns helped
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Creative Campus

Summer With Shakespeare

Ride a roller coaster of love, march toward war or brave the perils of the sea during performances of Shakespeare’s plays at Winedale. A cast of students is spending the summer studying the Bard’s work and bringing the plays to life.

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Transforming Health Care

Five Great UT Medical Education Innovations

Now that UT Austin’s Dell Medical School can officially start accepting applications for its inaugural class, what can students expect if they enroll in the first new medical school in decades to be opened at a Tier 1 research university?

Why Dell Med is different
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Classroom Experience

Regents Teaching Awards Honor Outstanding Faculty

The UT System has recognized 11 UT Austin faculty members for performance in the classroom and dedication to innovation in undergraduate instruction. Each honoree will receive $25,000, one of the nation's largest monetary teaching awards in higher education.

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