A Texas-Sized Summer Reading List 2018

Freshman Reading Roundup 2018
July 17, 2018

Curious what you should add to your reading list? UT faculty members handpicked 58 books to read this summer (or anytime).

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UT Students Ride 4000 Miles to Fight Cancer

Texas 4000
July 12, 2018

Over the past 15 years, UT students have raised $8 million to fight cancer through Texas 4000, the longest annual charity bike ride in the world. 

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When and Why Did Our Human Ancestors First Leave Africa?

July 11, 2018

A new discovery in China may help bridge the gap between where humans began and where they are today.

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Slurpee Straw Inspires Surgery Innovation

Rylander Student Slurpee Straw Clear Cam
June 26, 2018

A thirsty group of engineering graduate students realized a Slurpee straw’s scoop-like end was the perfect shape to solve a common surgery problem.

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David Douglas Duncan Dies at 102. His Photos Live On.

David Douglas Duncan
June 8, 2018

For decades, Americans at home and abroad learned of world events as they unfolded before Duncan’s camera. His archive at the Harry Ransom Center is a testament to his life's work.

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Waller Creek Finds a Place in the Sun

Waller Creek Cleanup
June 7, 2018

Waller Creek — the corridor that enlivens UT Austin just east of the original Forty Acres — is gaining center stage.

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