How to March: Secrets of the Longhorn Band

Instead of seeing the field with changing yard lines, the students divide it into a grid by different step sizes and can seam
Nov. 24, 2015

Have you ever wondered how to play an instrument and be part of a football-field-sized TEXAS at the same time? Longhorn Band members take on this challenge each week during football season. They've got to know not only the music in every halftime program but precisely where they need to march, turn and stand to form a giant TEXAS or Longhorn silhouette or even an airplane all without missing a note.

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Inventor of the Year Revolutionized Manufacturing

Nov. 17, 2015

Engineers Joseph Beaman and Jennifer Maynard were honored Nov. 18 as the 2015 Inventor of the Year and Emerging Inventor of the Year. From laser 3D printing to an antibody treatment for whooping cough, their industry-changing ideas were sparked by asking questions and chipping away at the solutions.

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UT Student Research Sheds Light on Veterans’ Mental Health

Army combat helmets
Nov. 10, 2015

Texas is home to 1.7 million veterans, and many have mental health needs that are going untreated. To learn more about how Texas can support veterans’ mental health, six LBJ School students conducted a policy research project that has had a big impact.

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Thanks for Helping UT Austin Shine Bright

On Thanks Day, we show our appreciation to everyone who helps the university shine bright.
Nov. 5, 2015

More than 88,000 alumni and friends supported UT Austin last year. On Thanks Day, we show our appreciation to everyone who helps the university shine bright. Take a look at what Longhorns are saying about how your generosity helps change the world.

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Mobile App Hopes to Answer Why Monarchs Are Out to Sea

Nov. 5, 2015

How are UT researchers tracking monarch butterflies’ over-ocean migration pattern? There's an app for that.

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Gabriel García Márquez: His Life and Legacy

Gabriel García Márquez and his wife Mercedes in Bogota, 1967.
Nov. 2, 2015

To mark the opening of the Gabriel García Márquez archive at UT Austin's Harry Ransom Center, international scholars, journalists, filmmakers and former colleagues of García Márquez gathered Oct. 28-30 on campus to discuss his global influence. Look back at highlights from the symposium. 

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