Tower’s Glow Honors President Fenves

UT Tower Lit Orange
June 2, 2015

The UT Tower will have a burnt-orange glow Wednesday, June 3 to mark the university’s transition in leadership as Gregory L. Fenves takes the reins as the university’s 29th president. 

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Here Comes the Sun-Powered Home

Solar Decathlon 2015 Nexushaus team
June 2, 2015

A team of UT students is on track — rain and shine — to finish constructing a solar-powered home for an elite international competition this fall. See how the academically diverse group is pooling talents from across campus to put the finishing touches on the project. 

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Tower Shines June 2 for President Powers

University of Texas at Austin Tower lit orange
June 2, 2015

The UT Tower will have a burnt orange glow Tuesday, June 2 to mark the last day of Bill Powers' nine-year presidency. 

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In Praise of Failure: UT Commencement Edition

University of Texas graduate in the rain
May 26, 2015

In honor of things not going according to plan, here are some thoughts on the value of failure, brought to you by the wise words of speakers — all UT alumni — from commencement ceremonies that actually happened.

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Darren Walker to Graduates: "Consider the Road Ahead"

Darren Walker
May 23, 2015

Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation and Texas Ex, shared his commencement speech in a live-streamed program Saturday evening. View the full transcript here.

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Commencement Speaker Honors Graduates

Darren Walker
May 23, 2015

Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation, joins President Powers, Chancellor McRaven and Student Government President Kori Rady in honoring the Class of 2015. Walker will share his commencement remarks in a live stream at 8 p.m. tonight. Tune in to the live stream.

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