Meet Lawrence Garvin, II, Class of 2018

May 15, 2018
Lawrence Garvin

As a kid, Lawrence Garvin, II loved football. His dream was to be like Vince Young and play for the Longhorns. But in high school, Garvin decided his path was to be a doctor. He kept his sights on UT Austin as his top school.

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Meet Amanda Meriwether, Class of 2018

May 15, 2018
Amanda Meriwether

Amanda Meriwether was always the “perfect student.” However, during her time at UT, she says she developed a greater sense of perspective, realizing that there is more to focus on than getting perfect grades.

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Meet Fabian Jara Dohmann, Class of 2018

May 14, 2018
Fabian Jara Dohmann

Fabian Jara Dohmann grew up in Paraguay. He says most Paraguayans don’t have the opportunity to go to college, but for him athletics was a way to a brighter future.

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Coal Plants Get New Life in the Sun

May 8, 2018
Solar panel

Cheaper renewable energy is reshaping how electricity is generated and consumed. But is there a way to still make use of all those old coal plants and mines?

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How Students Created the First TEDxUTAustin

May 1, 2018
Tedx UTAustin

Resonance is the idea that something small can create a big change. It is a motto Longhorns live by, and it is fittingly the theme for the very first TEDxUTAustin.

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