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Future students, parents, school children and teachers from across the state discover the university’s research, art, traditions and resources at Explore UT

Future students, parents, school children and teachers from across the state discover the university’s research, art, traditions and resources at Explore UT

Travis Imken, an aerospace engineering major and member of the Longhorn Band, is looking forward to graduating this May from The University of Texas at Austin. It’s been a long road to this milestone — one that began before he even applied to the university. As a junior in high school, Imken joined thousands of…   » Continue Reading

Following historic enrollment, African American architect John Saunders Chase lays foundation of firsts

Following historic enrollment, African American architect John Saunders Chase lays foundation of firsts

In a sea of white faces, John Saunders Chase waited patiently amid the stares and glares of the swarm of humanity surrounding him. Cameras flashed as reporters hurled questions at him and jotted down his responses. It was June 7, 1950. Chase, an African American, was smartly dressed in a double-breasted coat and tie, as…   » Continue Reading