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Dell Medical School construction site as seen from atop crane

Transforming Health Care

Med School Rising

Since October 2014, eight construction cranes — moving in precise choreography — have presided over UT Austin's most intense building effort in decades: the construction of the future Dell Medical School and transformation of the medical district that will surround it.

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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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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.

See the winners

July 29, 2015

Tower Orange for LHN Filming

The UT Tower’s orange glow will shine in the wee morning hours on Thursday, July 30. But instead of an outstanding academic accomplishment or athletic feat, the Tower is lighting up for a Longhorn Network photo shoot. Find out more

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