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Longhorn Confidential: Student blogs reveal behind-the-scenes look at college life.

 

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Texas 4000 for Cancer hosts the longest annual charity bike ride in the world, leading 45 cyclists from Austin to Anchorage to raise money and awareness for the fight against cancer. To learn more about this exceptional student organization, follow the summer 2007 blogs of four featured cyclists.

Texas 4000 for Cancer

  • Longhorn Confidential 2006-07: Student blogs reveal behind-the-scenes look at college life.

    Longhorn Confidential 2006-07

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 Past Inside UT Features

  • On June 30, 2005, Dr. Larry R. Faulkner, president of The University of Texas at Austin since 1998, announced his plans to resign as president. Learn about Dr. Faulkner’s legacy as the 27th president and read about the presidential search process.

A President's Legacy    Learn about the presidential search process.

  • What Starts Here Changes the World

    Watch the TV ad series: The University of Texas at Austin has developed nine new broadcast advertising spots, narrated by legendary newsman Walter Cronkite, that focus on the university as a driving force for discovery and innovation in the Austin community. The ads emphasize how the university and Austin together forge a dynamic, creative and diverse community that few American cities can match.

What Starts Here Changes the World: Watch the TV ad series

  • Watch Commission of 125 video: Following two years of study and debate, the Commission of 125—a group of 218 prominent citizens—announced its recommendations regarding the future of The University of Texas at Austin.

Watch Commission of 125 video

  • A new year. Six new students. New first-year journals.

    Follow the experiences of six first-year students as they live, learn and have fun at The University of Texas at Austin. Read the 2003-04 journals for fresh insight into freshman life.

2003-04 First-Year Student Journals: C.J., Leila, Kristin, Andi, Brooke and David

  • The University of Texas at Austin celebrated the 120th spring commencement on May 17, 2003. The webcast of the 2003 Commencement ceremony is now online. RealOne Player is needed to view the webcast. Download RealOne Player.

  • Follow the experiences of six first-year students as they live, learn and have fun at The University of Texas at Austin. Check out the 2002-03 journals for fresh insight into freshman life.

    2002-03 First-Year Student Journals: Katie, Robert, Chameka, Alma, Matthew and Nicole

  • How much do you know about The University of Texas at Austin?
    Take the Bevo’s Mind Benders trivia quiz to find out!
  • Saving a Dying Language is the summer 2002 Web journal of Robin Gerrow, communications director for the College of Liberal Arts. Robin reported on location from Peru about the Iquito Language Documentation Project, which is headed up by four Anthropology and Linguistics graduate students at The University of Texas at Austin. Visit The Journal for Robin’s journal entries.
  • In June 2002, Dr. Larry R. Faulkner, president of The University of Texas at Austin, and Texas A&M President Ray M. Bowen traded jobs for the day (Friday, June 28). The event underscored that the two institutions, while competing fiercely in athletics, have much in common in their academic and related aspirations and face many of the same challenges, fiscal and otherwise. Watch the video press conference. You need RealOne Player to view the video. Download RealOne Player.
  • More than 7,000 jubilant graduates tossed their caps into the air as they sang “The Eyes of Texas” with many of their classmates for the last time Saturday evening, May 18, during spring Commencement 2002 at The University of Texas at Austin. The Commencement 2002 ceremony is now online. You need RealOne Player to view the video. Download RealOne Player. A two-hour VHS videotape featuring the music, pageantry and excitement of the 119th Spring Commencement, along with other commencement memorabilia, is available online or by calling 512-471-7753.
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  Updated April 12 2013
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