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 12, Saturday: First session housing must check out of University residence halls by 2:00 pm.
July 13, Sunday: Second session housing may check in to University residence halls starting at 9:00 am.
July 14, Monday: Classes begin for second-term classes.


Saturday, Jul. 12, 1 p.m. -3 p.m.:
Saturday, Jul. 12, 2 p.m. -3 p.m.:
Saturday, Jul. 12, 8 p.m. -10 p.m.:
Tower Talk

I’m delighted to inform you that I will be serving as president of The University of Texas at Austin through the 2014-2015 academic year and the coming legislative session, after which I will return to teaching and my faculty position in the Law School.

I am deeply grateful to Chairman Foster and Chancellor Cigarroa for their leadership of The University of Texas System and for working together on this plan. It is truly in...