Classes Underway, New Longhorns Prepare to Change the World

Students pose for a picture during Gone To Texas the night before classes start.
Aug. 28, 2015

The 2015-16 academic year is underway. From arriving on the Forty Acres to starting classes, Longhorns had an exciting first week of the fall semester. Here’s a look at what Longhorns had to say about the start of the school year.

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Class of 2019: By the Numbers

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Aug. 24, 2015

The Class of 2019 is here and ready to change the world. They come from all around Texas, the U.S. and the world. By the numbers, here’s a look at the newest Longhorns.

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Longhorn Welcome: Make the Most of Life at UT

Students pose for a picture with the Hook 'Em mascot before the start of the 2014-15 academic year.
Aug. 17, 2015

Summer is winding down, kickoff is getting closer and students are returning to the Forty Acres for the start of classes August 26. Take a look at how Longhorns are getting ready for the school year, and make plans to attend our signature Longhorn Welcome events.

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Just the Start of the Tour

Workbook for The Pale King
Aug. 12, 2015

The End of the Tour, a new film recounting the final days of David Foster Wallace’s promotional tour for his groundbreaking novel Infinite Jest, is one of the most-buzzed-about indie films to hit theaters this summer. And it has UT Austin connections you may not be aware of.

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Longhorns Put Their Horns Up Across the Globe While Studying

UT Austin offers study abroad programs in 78 countries.
Aug. 11, 2015

As summer comes to a close and students are returning to the Forty Acres, we're looking back at how some Longhorns spent time studying abroad. In 78 countries across the globe, these students experienced an adventure-filled summer. 

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Six Tips for Staying Sharp

illustration of six ways to stay sharp
Aug. 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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