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Damon Young of VerySmartBrothas visits UT

April 10, 2018

Self-proclaimed “professional Black person” Damon Young stopped by the Belo Center Monday to talk about his work in writing provocative, humorous cultural critiques as well as his upcoming...

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UT Law student argues to let the veil prevail

April 5, 2018

Hijab is the Islamic dress code and is often prohibited in U.S. jails, said Noor Wadi, a juris doctoral candidate, who spoke on the ethical issues surrounding the ban Wednesday. The talk was part of...

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Crunch time as Ransom Center looks to continue free exhibitions

April 3, 2018

The Harry Ransom Center was awarded a five-year challenge grant in 2014 and is looking for a big push to come from UT’s fundraising site, HornRaiser, to meet its fundraising goal by April 25. This...

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Texas Ex Wins $600,000 and makes “Pour Choices” on Sixth Street

March 22, 2018

A McCombs School of Business alumnus is making “Pour Choices” on Sixth Street, opening a bar with the $593,173 grand prize he won in a poker tournament. Jay Lee and his three business partners...

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LBJ School of Public Affairs hosts talk on counterterrorism

February 28, 2018

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright and Ali Soufan, former FBI supervisory special agent, discussed interrogating Osama bin Laden’s bodyguards and how to combat radical, destructive forces...

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UT RecSports implements three-strike policy

February 20, 2018

A new policy at UT Recreational Sports will implement a strike system penalizing students for not returning equipment by the end of the day. Like baseball, three strikes means a student is out and cannot...

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Alternative Energy Challenge examines disaster relief

February 13, 2018

In the wake of hurricanes, flooding and wildfires that afflicted the U.S. in 2017, the 2018 Alternative Energy tasks students to create clean energy devices to support disaster relief efforts. Student...

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Second annual 3MT competition for graduate students

February 9, 2018

In UT’s second year of 3MT, Three Minute Thesis, UT graduate students showcased their ability to pitch their research in a concise, clear presentation through competition against one another. Graduate...