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Students write, direct, perform play in four days for ‘Once Upon a Week’

September 17, 2015

Students scramble to type out a story line, manage a group of actors and remember their parts as they work through the process of writing, directing and performing a play — all within the span of...

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UT junior releases music video ‘Put ‘Em Up’

September 3, 2015

Economics junior Jonathan Dror’s attempt to get on Snapchat’s UT Campus Story led to a school-spirited music video that had garnered over 20,000 views the day after he released it. On Tuesday,...

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Pop goes the artist: Students prepare for second Push4Art

April 24, 2015

With the push of a button, students wandering campus this weekend can summon a sudden performance from a string quartet, a guitar-strumming vocalist or a magician lying nearby in wait. The artists are...

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Members of Dorkbot-Austin foster technological creativity

April 2, 2015

From developing seaweed-farming technologies to transforming robot toys into aliens, participants of Dorkbot-Austin pride themselves in doing strange things with electricity. Dorkbot is a monthly gathering...

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UT’s informal courses allow students to explore unusual fields

March 26, 2015

“Drawing and Painting the Human Head,” “Instant Piano For Busy People” and “Solo Travel With Confidence” are just three of the courses Austin residents can take through...

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Stray from the beaten path for these innovative SXSW events

March 13, 2015

Film, music and interactive events form the foundation of any good South By Southwest festival experience — but if you’re looking to diversify your schedule, the following artworks and galleries...

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Man behind Tower shines light on University achievements

March 11, 2015

Steve Giannascoli, UT electric shop crew leader, remembers the first time he lit the Tower orange. “I was in charge of flipping the switch,” Giannascoli said. “My boss gave me the...

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UT alumna runs chocolate business Tsokolate Artisan Chocolates & Confections from apartment kitchen

March 10, 2015

UT alumna Larissa Mae Sarangaya doesn’t let the her cramped apartment kitchen keep her from cooking in it. In fact, it’s where she runs her business. Within a month of her December 2014...

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Innervisions Gospel Choir celebrates its 40th year on campus

March 9, 2015

When Almetris “Mama” Duren, the namesake of Duren Residence Hall, founded Innervisions Gospel Choir in 1974, it was one of the first black, non-Greek organizations on campus.  This...

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Solar Vehicle Team builds and races sun-powered cars

March 4, 2015

A group of students is building a solar-powered car that can function, drive and even race — all while creating minimal waste. Each school year, UT’s Solar Vehicle Team builds solar-powered...

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UT students celebrate Chinese New Year

February 19, 2015

Flashy headbands, excessive alcohol and the live stream of the Times Square ball drop kicked off 2015, but roughly 20 percent of the world’s population is getting ready to welcome the new year...

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Exhibit at Visual Arts Center features artwork by faculty members from all departments in College of Fine Arts

February 17, 2015

When faculty members from the Department of Art and Art History were asked to create art inspired by personal research, the results were questionable. “Inquiry,” the Visual Arts Center’s...