Until There's a Cure: 21 Ways Longhorns Fight Cancer
Faculty are tackling the challenge from many fronts, working to more deeply understand cancer in order to defeat it. "There is still so much work to be done." Check out the research.
40 for 40 Debut Sets UT Fundraising Record
The 40 Hours for the Forty Acres campaign hoped to raise $40,000 for UT. In true Longhorn spirit, students, alumni and friends smashed that goal. See the campaign results.
Looking Back at the Civil Rights Summit
Browse images, quotes and observations from the summit, including student reactions to this historic gathering.
Opinion: Congress Should End Immigrant Detention Quotas
The burgeoning business of immigrant detention is an overlooked and critical civil rights issue that demands our attention, says clinical law professor Barbara Hines. Read more.
Watch the Civil Rights Summit Live
All the tickets may be spoken for, but you can still watch the speeches and panels, thanks to extensive livestream coverage. Get the details.
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Academic Dates & Deadlines

July 31-August 1, Thursday–Friday: Final examinations for nine-week law classes.
August 1, Friday: Last day a student may change registration in a second-term class to or from the pass/fail or credit/no credit basis.
August 1, Friday: Last day to apply for a graduate degree.


Thursday, Jul. 31, 6 p.m. -7 p.m.:
Thursday, Jul. 31, 6:30 p.m. -8 p.m.:
Thursday, Jul. 31, 7:30 p.m. -9:30 p.m.:
Tower Talk

In recent days, criminal charges and violations of team rules have led Coach Charlie Strong to dismiss and suspend multiple students from our football team. These are unfortunate losses, but I fully support Coach Strong and the hard line on discipline he takes. Indeed, this trait is among the reasons he was hired.

There’s no more demanding job in college sports than coach of the Texas Longhorns football team. In Charlie Strong, we have...