Commencement Is On, Rain or Shine

Main stage at UT Commencement 2014
May 21, 2015

The show will go on. Please prepare for wet conditions at the outdoor event. Comfortable clothing, good shoes and rain ponchos could be your best accessories.

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Protecting Pollinators: UT Researchers Buzzing About Bees

Native bee (Andrena sp.) on coneflower (Insects Unlocked)
May 19, 2015

On May 19, President Barack Obama announced new steps to protect pollinators, bees in particular. Researchers on the Forty Acres, meanwhile, have been studying bees and protecting pollinations. Here's a quick look at some of the bee-related projects on which Longhorns are working.

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Straight-Shooting Entrepreneurship Tips from the Pros at UT

So you want to be an entrepreneur?
May 15, 2015

So you want to be an entrepreneur? Great, but don't expect a normal 9-5 lifestyle. Or a steady source of income. Or even for your original idea to make it through the start-up testing ground before morphing into something completely different.

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12 Stories from the Students of #UTgrad 2015

University of Texas commencement
May 15, 2015

Congratulations to the Class of 2015!  In honor of Commencement, here are 12 stories of how students from this class spent their time at UT and what they're doing next.

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Tower Shines May 12 for McCombs Students’ Victories

University of Texas at Austin Tower lit orange
May 12, 2015

The Tower will have a burnt orange glow May 12 in honor of four national championships won by McCombs School of Business students. 

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Six Tips for Staying Sharp

illustration of six ways to stay sharp
May 11, 2015

This time of year, students are cramming information into the dark corners of their brains just long enough to survive final exams. Later in life, we may come up against similar challenges with learning and memory. Here are six research-based tips for staying mentally sharp.

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