What’s the Story Behind the Tower?

UT Tower from the north mall
Oct. 4, 2018

There aren’t many universities with their own skyscraper. So why does Texas have one, and what was it built for?

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Congratulations to James Allison, 2018 Nobel Prize Winner

Allison Nobel Prize 2018
Oct. 2, 2018

Allison, a world-renowned pioneer of cancer immunotherapy, won the 2018 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine this week.

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Happy 60th Birthday, NASA!

buzz_aldrin_on_the_moon
Oct. 1, 2018

From walks on the moon to hunts for new planets, The University of Texas at Austin is proud to have partnered with NASA over the years.

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Labs at UTMSI Reopen a Year After Hurricane Harvey

Fenves at UTMSI 2018
Sept. 27, 2018

Resilient marine scientists home again as lab building reopens after Harvey.

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How Much is Our History Worth? Lessons from Museu Nacional

Fire at the National Museum of Brazil
Sept. 26, 2018

Millions of priceless artifacts were engulfed overnight in Rio de Janeiro on Sept. 2, 2018.  What can this teach us about protecting history in the face of disaster? 

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Keeping Texas Fishing Strong

UTMSI Coast Fisheries Research Program
Sept. 25, 2018

The spotted seatrout is one of the most prized targets of saltwater recreational fisheries in Texas. A better understanding of its habits improves fishing opportunities for generations to come.

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