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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

August 20, Wednesday: Orientation and testing begin for new freshmen students.
August 22, Friday: Registration for the fall semester for new and readmitted students who have not yet registered.
August 25, Monday: Add/drop for the fall semester for students who registered and paid their tuition and fees by Wednesday, August 13.
Tower Talk

From left: Dean Clay Johnston of the Dell Medical School, LIVESTRONG CEO Doug Ulman, President Bill Powers, Sen. Kirk Watson, and LIVESTRONG Chairman Jeff Garvey

Today, I’m thrilled to announce two historic milestones in the life of The University of...