What’s the Story Behind the Tower?

Oct. 4, 2018
UT Tower from the north mall

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

Oct. 2, 2018
Allison Nobel Prize 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!

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

Sept. 27, 2018
Fenves at UTMSI 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

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

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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