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What Every Longhorn Should Know

A Surprising Predator, the Arctic Classroom and No. 1 Volleyball

 

Latest Issue - December 5, 2013 (Vol. 12, No. 4)


THE SEAHORSE'S SECRET WEAPON

seahorese
A seahorse is one of the most effective predators in the aquatic world, catching prey 90 percent of the time in calm conditions. New research from a University of Texas marine scientist reveals it's because the docile creature's head is perfectly shaped to sneak up and catch prey in less than 1 millisecond. Learn more about the discovery and how it affects humans.
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CLASSROOM AT THE EDGE OF THE WORLD

Arctic classroom
Go on a journey to the Arctic, where polar bears outnumber people, the sun never sets, and the frozen tundra is a geologist's paradise. Read more.
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USING LIGHT TO TREAT, DIAGNOSE DISEASE

Thomas Milner
Professor Thomas Milner was named UT's Inventor of the Year for developing optical-based therapeutics that help doctors detect illnesses. Read more.
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FANTASTIC FANS

500k Likes
Join 500,000 fellow Longhorns and follow UT Austin on Facebook.
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GIFTS THAT MATTER

UT Thanks Day 2013
On Nov. 13, Longhorns thanked alumni, donors, family, faculty and the state for supporting their education. Hear why they're grateful.
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A MISSION FOR MR. OVERTON

UT Army ROTC
The country's oldest WW II veteran ? and recent White House guest - needed repairs on his Austin home. Texas Army ROTC helped make it happen.
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WANT BETTER GRADES? TAKE A TEST EVERY DAY

UT Austin students classroom
Psychology professors are transforming the way students learn through daily online testing. Learn how it's reducing achievement gaps.
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VOLLEYBALL GOES FOR CHAMPIONSHIP REPEAT

Texas Volleyball
Texas Volleyball went a perfect 16-0 in Big 12 conference play. Now the No. 1 Longhorns make their 30th NCAA playoffs appearance tonight.
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