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Texas Immersive production ‘Elysian Heights’ longlisted for BAFTA Student Awards

Texas Immersive production ‘Elysian Heights’ longlisted for BAFTA Student Awards

Maya Thakur, General Life&Arts Reporter July 16, 2024

Last April, a year and a half of preparation paid off when the Texas Immersive Institute Class of 2024 opened its “Elysian Heights” exhibit to the public. Described as a student-led immersive experience...

Angelica Sharma poses for a portrait in the GDC on Monday.

UT student hosts coding, robotics summer camps for middle schoolers

Maya Thakur, Life&Arts Reporter July 9, 2024

When Angelica Sharma was in 10th grade, her robotics team shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With little to do at home and a love for computer science, she started hosting online workshops to teach...

Anna Buendia (left) and Simi Thakur (right) sit in an FAC classroom on July 1, 2024.

UT students develop fidget tools for young professionals

Maya Thakur, Life&Arts General Reporter July 2, 2024

Public relations sophomore Anna Buendia and Simi Thakur, an advertising and health society senior, did not know crossing paths on a ski trip with Absolute Texas, a UT spirit organization, would result...

Dr. Deirdre Shoemaker, left, and Jason Bott, right, in a Heights of Humanity episode.

UT student hosts video podcast featuring conversations with expert guests

Maya Thakur, Life&Arts General Reporter June 28, 2024

In his freshman year at UT, geophysics junior Jason Bott began having long conversations with his professors and research advisor. Inspired by the knowledge, wisdom and perspectives they shared, Bott decided...

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