Academics

What You Accomplish When Discovery is in Your DNA
From the moon landing to the Space Station to teaching young aerospace engineers, retiring professor Hans Mark forged an extraordinary career. We explore the highlights.
What It's Like to Learn from a Pulitzer Finalist
Go inside the classroom with two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and history professor Jacqueline Jones to see a master storyteller at work.
58 Books to Love This Summer (or Anytime)
See what books UT professors think new students should read, plus perfect summer titles published by the University of Texas Press.
When Your Homework is a Feature-Length Film
RTF students in Steve Mim's feature film workshop course received film and academic credit for serving as crew on "Arlo and Julie," a quirky romantic comedy that has charmed critics.
Lifelike Heart Valve Model Will Aid Treatment
Michael Sacks is developing mitral valve models that will enable heart surgeons to test solutions before they enter the operating room.
Know - Your connection to a world of ideas
From the moon landing to the Space Station to teaching young aerospace engineers, retiring professor Hans Mark forged an extraordinary career. We explore the highlights.
Go inside the classroom with two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and history professor Jacqueline Jones to see a master storyteller at work.
See what books UT professors think new students should read, plus perfect summer titles published by the University of Texas Press.
RTF students in Steve Mim's feature film workshop course received film and academic credit for serving as crew on "Arlo and Julie," a quirky romantic comedy that has charmed critics.
Michael Sacks is developing mitral valve models that will enable heart surgeons to test solutions before they enter the operating room.

Academic Dates & Deadlines

August 20, Wednesday: Orientation and testing begin for new freshmen students.
August 22, Friday: Registration for the fall semester for new and readmitted students who have not yet registered.
August 25, Monday: Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their tuition and fees by Wednesday, August 13.

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