Ride a roller coaster of love, march toward war or brave the perils of the sea during performances of Shakespeare’s plays at Winedale. A cast of students is spending two months — and 18 hours a day — studying the Bard’s work and bringing the plays to life in performances this summer.
As NASA’s New Horizons approaches Pluto, one alumnus will have particular cause to celebrate the accomplishment. From leading historic missions to out-of-this-world research, explore how Longhorns are changing the world with space-related projects.
Sharks are splashing across TV screens all week as viewers who love (or fear) the kings of the sea are tuning into shows about the allure (or revulsion) of great whites, hammerheads, makos and more. But if you want to unravel a great shark mystery – and learn why it gives researchers hope about the future of threatened shark populations – turn off your TV and listen to what this UT student helped discover.
However you’re celebrating the Fourth of July, you’ll surely see Old Glory waving over the land of the free and the home of the brave. Look inside the Briscoe Center for American History’s flag collection to see how the star-spangled banner has changed over time.
Throughout the summer, incoming students are exploring the Forty Acres, making new friends, registering for classes and getting in a Longhorn State of Mind during Orientation. Take a look at what the newest Longhorns are saying about the upcoming school year.
What can students expect from enrolling in the first new medical school in decades to be opened at a Tier 1 research university? An education thoughtfully crafted to reflect the reality of practicing modern medicine.