UT ASTRONOMERS FIND FARTHEST GALAXY
A team of astronomers, led by Professor Steven Finkelstein, recently discovered the most distant galaxy ever found. Using images from two massive telescopes, the team confirmed that Galaxy z8_GND_5296 is the farthest and earliest ever discovered. "By looking at galaxies far away, we can kind of play a movie of how the Universe was formed." But despite this incredible finding, Finkelstein was still perplexed. Read to find out why.
$50 MILLION INVESTMENT
The Moody Foundation's gift to the College of Communication establishes the largest endowment for the study of communication of any public university in the U.S. Read more.
MEET STEVE PATTERSON
Speaking publicly from campus for the first time since being announced as the new men's athletic director, a visibly emotional Steve Patterson said, "It?s good to be home."
POWERS ELECTED AAU CHAIR
President Bill Powers will helm the Association of American Universities, giving him a leading voice as an advocate for higher education.
Instead of killing breast cancer cells and possibly damaging healthy tissues, UT researchers are working to convince them to behave normally.
DARK DAYS IN DALLAS
In a new book coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination, two Longhorns dissect the days leading up to the unthinkable tragedy.
INSIDE A MASTERPIECE
James Turrell's latest "Skyspace" naked-eye observatory was designed specifically for UT. Watch a sneak-peek video of "The Color Inside."
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