Academics

LIVESTRONG Gift Pushes UT Past $3 Billion Goal
The $50 million gift will establish the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes at the Dell Medical School. Read more about how the partnership will advance a new model of patient-centered care.
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.
Know - Your connection to a world of ideas
The $50 million gift will establish the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes at the Dell Medical School. Read more about how the partnership will advance a new model of patient-centered care.
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.

Academic Dates & Deadlines

September 1, Monday: Labor Day holiday.
September 2, Tuesday: Last day of the official add/drop period.
September 12, Friday: Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.

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