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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Spend Your Summer Reading the Books UT Professors Love

15 Book Covers From the 2015 Freshman Reading Round-Up
June 10, 2015

We have the perfect summer book list for every type of reader. Selected by some of UT's finest professors, this list includes more than 50 books students will read together as part of a campus-wide book club that helps introduce freshmen to UT.

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9 Summer Reading Picks from UT Press

Books published by The University of Texas Press
June 8, 2015

Some of this summer's best reading comes straight from the Forty Acres. Every year, The University of Texas Press publishes about 100 new books. Here's a look at nine titles to add to your reading list.

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