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The Graduate School marks its 100th anniversary this year.
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.
With equal amounts of passion, Dr. Kate Mackie of the McCombs School of Business teaches MBA students and fosters horses.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.