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Powered by the sun and student creativity

Powered by the sun and student creativity

Meet the University of Texas Solar Vehicles Team, a student club on campus that designs, builds, tests and races cars powered by the sun.

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Graduate School celebrates 100 years

Graduate School celebrates 100 years

The Graduate School marks its 100th anniversary this year.

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The legacy of Paul Peter Hatgil

The legacy of Paul Peter Hatgil

The art of Professor Emeritus Paul Hatgil adorns many interesting places on The University of Texas at Austin campus and in the city of Austin.

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Nurturing horses and business careers

Nurturing horses and business careers

With equal amounts of passion, Dr. Kate Mackie of the McCombs School of Business teaches MBA students and fosters horses.

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Hearts of Texas helps Austin community and beyond

Hearts of Texas helps Austin community and beyond

Since 1996, the Hearts of Texas Charitable Campaign has provided an easy and efficient way for UT faculty and staff to make donations to causes they care about. The annual Hearts of Texas drive runs through October.

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Celebrating the accomplishments of faculty, students and staff

Celebrating the accomplishments of faculty, students and staff

President William Powers Jr. delivered his fifth President’s State of the University Address Sept. 15. This video — highlighting the achievements of the university’s talented faculty, students and staff — played before and after the address.

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Students start school with a splash at Camp Texas

Students start school with a splash at Camp Texas

Incoming freshmen and transfer students received a head start at becoming Longhorns while attending Camp Texas. The three-day retreat at Camp Balcones Springs, sponsored by the Texas Exes, helps new students learn tricks to creating a better college experience, while meeting other incoming Longhorns.

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Changing colors: The history of burnt orange and white

Changing colors: The history of burnt orange and white

Jim Nicar, director of the Texas Exes UT Heritage Society, recounts how the university chose burnt orange and white as its colors. For some years, different athletic teams tried various color combinations — including bright orange, maroon and blue — before finally putting the matter to a vote.

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President Obama discusses education at Aug. 9 speech

President Obama discusses education at Aug. 9 speech

On Aug. 9 President Barack Obama walked into a crowded Gregory Gym and discussed higher education and the need to become more globally competitive. “We have been slipping,” he said. “In a single generation we have fallen from first place to 12th place in college graduation rates.”

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On the Scene: Campus transportation

On the Scene: Campus transportation

Know’s new video series “On the Scene” will take you on adventures through The University of Texas at Austin campus and show you why Longhorns love to call the Forty Acres home. In this installment, Matt Portillo, senior in the colleges of Liberal Arts and Fine Arts, shows you how to get around campus quickly and easily.

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On the Scene: Gregory Gym

On the Scene: Gregory Gym

Know’s new video series “On the Scene” will take you on adventures through The University of Texas at Austin campus and show you why Longhorns love to call the Forty Acres home. In this installment, join Matt Portillo, a senior in the colleges of Liberal Arts and Fine Arts, on a journey to his favorite parts of Gregory Gym.

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Top graduating scholars share their dreams

Top graduating scholars share their dreams

Five graduating top scholars — Kenya Wells, Lynne Chantranupong, Marissa Duswalt, Zuhair Khan and Grace Eckhoff — share their dreams and aspirations to change the world after commencement.

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Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee talks about life, career

Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee talks about life, career

Alumnus and Nobel Laureate J.M. Coetzee talks about his time in Austin and the social and political background of his career as a writer in South Africa in the 1970s. Coetzee, who earned a doctor’s degree in 1969 from The University of Texas at Austin, is an acclaimed novelist, academic and literary critic.

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Alumnus discusses oil, alternative fuels

Alumnus discusses oil, alternative fuels

Jim Suttle arrived on campus in 1955 to study petroleum engineering. Now, with more than 30 years of experience in the oil business, he explains the importance of developing new alternative fuels and comments on how much the campus has grown during the last half century.

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  • Faculty Spotlight video featuring Larry Speck, a professor in the School of Architecture.

    18 to 30: Faculty Spotlight video featuring Larry Speck, a professor in the School of Architecture.