More than 60 students from The University of Texas at Austin and the Technische Universität München (TUM) in Germany have spent two years imagining how to power our homes and keep our day-to-day lives running on light from the sun. Now, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon, the solar-powered home they designed and built is on display in California, where judges will score the team's work.
The University of Texas at Austin is one of the healthiest campuses in the nation, prioritizing health and demonstrating innovation and excellence in promoting student well being. Learn how our cohesive, innovative public health approach to student physical and mental health and wellness helps keep Longhorns happy and healthy.
"You can be an environmentalist and join the oil and gas industry."
Getting a college degree is a huge life step, and for many students it is also their first big financial investment. Scholarship programs can help offset some of the cost while also offering travel opportunities, networking and leadership skills.
In a ceremony filled with the presidential emblems, sweeping views of the Forty Acres and music from university and community ensembles, Gregory L. Fenves was formally inaugurated as the 29th president of The University of Texas at Austin on Sept. 17.
At a public event hosted by the LBJ Presidential Library, the Central Intelligence Agency released previously classified daily briefings it delivered to Presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson in the 1960s.