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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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Discover the amazing story of how Fred Bednarski went from growing up in a Nazi labor camp in Austria to revolutionizing the game of American football.
Is college football a positive influence in American universities? Debating this topic are professors Thomas Palaima and Lino Graglia.
Orange Santa began in 1994 as a program designed to foster a more caring university environment by providing help for members of the university community who have special needs during the holiday season. In December 2008 Orange Santa served 498 families, including 1,831 children. From campus police to alumni volunteers, meet some of the many …
Nourish International Austin works alongside developing communities to implement sustainable development projects. In addition to our projects, our purpose is to engage students (by organizing events like Hunger Lunches) to help students figure out our role in the ever-evolving world economy as we enter the workforce as global leaders in our respective professions.
Learn the story of the Littlefield Fountain, how competing donors George Washington Littlefield and George Washington Brackenridge formed the campus’ appearance and the past and present controversy behind the confederate statues in the South Mall of The University of Texas at Austin.