Until There's a Cure: 21 Ways Longhorns Fight Cancer
Faculty are tackling the challenge from many fronts, working to more deeply understand cancer in order to defeat it. "There is still so much work to be done." Check out the research.
40 for 40 Debut Sets UT Fundraising Record
The 40 Hours for the Forty Acres campaign hoped to raise $40,000 for UT. In true Longhorn spirit, students, alumni and friends smashed that goal. See the campaign results.
Looking Back at the Civil Rights Summit
Browse images, quotes and observations from the summit, including student reactions to this historic gathering.
Opinion: Congress Should End Immigrant Detention Quotas
The burgeoning business of immigrant detention is an overlooked and critical civil rights issue that demands our attention, says clinical law professor Barbara Hines. Read more.
Watch the Civil Rights Summit Live
All the tickets may be spoken for, but you can still watch the speeches and panels, thanks to extensive livestream coverage. Get the details.
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Academic Dates & Deadlines

July 30, Wednesday: Reading day for nine-week law classes.
July 30–31, Wednesday–Thursday: Final examinations for nine-week classes except in the School of Law.
July 31-August 1, Thursday–Friday: Final examinations for nine-week law classes.


Wednesday, Jul. 30, 6 p.m. -7:15 p.m.:
Tower Talk

This afternoon, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit announced its decision in the case of Fisher vs. the University of Texas at Austin, which had been remanded to the Fifth Circuit by the Supreme Court last summer. In a 2-1 decision, the Fifth Circuit found in favor of UT Austin. I am very gratified that the Court’s ruling recognizes the...