Briscoe Collection Shows Evolution of Old Glory

The Centennial Flag of 1876
July 1, 2015

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. 

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Finding Your Longhorn State of Mind at Orientation

Poster for 2015 Longhorn State of Mind
June 29, 2015

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.

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Five Great UT Medical Education Innovations

Dean Clay Johnston, surrounded by medical students and residents
June 29, 2015

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.

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Rain and Research: Longhorns Working with Weather

Students posed for pictures by the UT Tower during breaks from the rain at the 2015 commencement ceremonies.
June 22, 2015

UT Austin researchers are making the most of a rainy spring in Central Texas. Learn how Longhorns are working with the weather. 

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Tower Shines for Spieth’s Historic U.S. Open Win

Former Texas golfer Jordan Spieth won the U.S. Open on Sunday for his second major win this year after winning The Masters in
June 22, 2015

For the second time this year, former Texas golfer Jordan Spieth won a major tournament. The Tower will again shine with a burnt-orange glow to honor his historic victory.

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2015 Summer Blockbusters: Meet the Science Truth Detector

film still from Terminator Genisys
June 18, 2015

With summer movie season in full swing, cinema-goers nationwide are leaving theaters with a big question in mind: "Could that really happen?" Our crack team of scientists rates the far-fetched notions in these films. Check out the Science Truth Detector.

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