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Architecture students design a new green complex to bring education, clean water and sustainable food sources to East African villages

Architecture students design a new green complex to bring education, clean water and sustainable food sources to East African villages

PHOTO Last spring, a handful of architecture students were faced with a daunting and unfamiliar challenge: design a school for a village 8,000 miles away in the African Simanjiro region, where water is scarce, the average wage is $1.25 a day and half the children die by age 5. Michael Garrison, professor in the School…   » Continue Reading

A Texas-size welcome for new students marks the start of the academic year

A Texas-size welcome for new students marks the start of the academic year

VIDEO New students entering the fall semester at The University of Texas at Austin will be welcomed in grand style during the traditional Gone to Texas celebration Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 8:30 p.m. on the university’s Main Mall. Gone to Texas takes place Tuesday, Aug. 23 at 8:30 p.m. on the university’s Main Mall. Experience…   » Continue Reading

No matter the flavor — fiction, poetry, nonfiction — these cool book picks from university faculty, staff and students will appeal to the tastes of every reader

No matter the flavor — fiction, poetry, nonfiction — these cool book picks from university faculty, staff and students will appeal to the tastes of every reader

Summer is the season of leisure reading and this one is serving up a scorcher. Get the scoop on the latest, greatest and under-the-radar reads from our book-loving faculty, staff and student contributors. Don’t get burned, get busy reading. Even if you can’t physically get away this summer, these book suggestions conjure interesting escapes. Whether…   » Continue Reading

Texas-size welcome for new students marks start of academic year

Texas-size welcome for new students marks start of academic year

New students entering the fall semester at The University of Texas at Austin will be welcomed in grand style during the traditional Gone to Texas celebration at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24 on the university’s Main Mall. Gone to Texas takes place Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 8:30 p.m. on the university’s Main Mall. Experience Gone…   » Continue Reading

Texas-size welcome for new students marks start of academic year

Texas-size welcome for new students marks start of academic year

The University of Texas at Austin will welcome new students to the campus at “Gone to Texas,” an annual program highlighting what it means to be a Longhorn and the academic mission of the university. Gone to Texas takes place Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 8:30 p.m. on the university’s Main Mall. Experience Gone to Texas…   » Continue Reading

Student reporters negotiate today’s demanding news cycle with speed and agility through ABC News On Campus

Student reporters negotiate today’s demanding news cycle with speed and agility through ABC News On Campus

Backpack Journalists: Twenty-two-year-old Sara Loeffelholz, a bright, ambitious broadcast journalism student from Aledo, Texas, walks through The University of Texas at Austin campus carrying a small video camera, along with a laptop and her Blackberry, searching for students on the verge of graduating. As an intern for the ABC News On Campus bureau she’s reporting a story about graduating seniors’ efforts to stand out in the job market. A few short hours later she has produced a video package that will be seen by thousands of viewers around the country.

Texas-size welcome for new students marks start of academic year

Texas-size welcome for new students marks start of academic year

Gone to Texas: The University of Texas at Austin will welcome new students to the campus on Aug. 26 at “Gone to Texas,” an annual program highlighting what it means to be a Longhorn and the academic mission of the university.