The university moved up six spots from last year’s ranking. “We have said for years that UT Austin is an outstanding value,” President Bill Powers said.
Students Pitch Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban at Demo Day — http://ow.ly/rD33Z
Even classes in Austin have live music.
Enjoy this beautiful clip from architecture graduate student Noah Winkler (@KnowAWinkler on Instagram), taken in his Architectural Drawing class. The harpist is recent architecture graduate Molly Hubbs, who played for the class as part of their model/live subject charcoal drawing studies.
Congratulations to the 3,000-plus Longhorns graduating this weekend!
The Tower will shine burnt orange (with “13” on all sides) Dec. 7 & 8 to honor our Fall graduates. — http://ow.ly/rx2xi
In honor of jazz great Dave Brubeck’s birthday today, we’re highlighting our upcoming massive open online course (MOOC) on Jazz Appreciation. Register for free today! Class starts Jan. 21.
*Ok, we can’t actually claim the title definitively, but at 10,000 students and counting, this class looks to be on top.
Announcing the return of the Longhorn-Aggie rivalry. Sort of.
The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M reignited their rivalry on the gridiron Nov. 17, and this year the stakes were … lower than ever.
After the final official showdown on Thanksgiving night in 2011 (Texas 27, Texas A&M 25), students started missing the rivalry. So this year the UT Student Government extended an offer to the Aggies for a duel where it counts: on the intramural fields.
Texas Class of 2017: Chocolate is waiting for you … Stop by the #UT17 tables at the West Mall and Gregory, 11-1 today, to grab some fuel for your finals.
What is Hook ‘em Horns?
Did you see the UT reference on Jeopardy today?
Image via @alexisdgeorge on Twitter.
Before Finals Frenzy, Thanksgiving with Your Professor
His culinary skills “are limited to eggs over easy and granola bars out of a package,” but that doesn’t stop finance professor Stephen Magee from hosting first-year MBA students in his home for Thanksgiving lunch every year. Many are international students experiencing their first American Thanksgiving.