Topic: Main Building

Tower shines orange tonight

Feb. 27, 2012
Tower shines orange tonight

In celebration of its 75th anniversary, the university's Tower will shine orange with "75" in the windows on the evening of Monday, Feb. 27.

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Why ancient alphabets adorn a university icon

Sept. 6, 2010

When then-Harvard University Professor John Huehnergard and his wife and colleague Jo Ann Hackett first visited The University of Texas at Austin last spring, they couldn't help but notice the ancient Phoenician and Hebrew letters that adorn the Tower.

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Do you know what maxim is inscribed on the university's Main Building?

Nov. 9, 2009
Do you know what maxim is inscribed on the university's Main Building?

The answer is "Ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free."

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