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GolfTEC teaches technical tips to tweak swing
September 24, 2015
Although golfers have always had old-fashioned ways to improve their game, programs that show where problem areas lie can help golfers correct their form faster. Now, a company with an Austin presence is helping to further that technology.
Women’s golf finish first day of Minnesota Invitational
September 15, 2015
Texas women’s golf has a long way to go to salvage a result after struggling in the first two rounds of the Minnesota Invitational on Monday.
Women’s golf to head to Minneapolis for Minnesota Invitational
September 13, 2015
After a win against A&M last week, women’s golf heads north for the Minnesota Invitational on Monday.
Women’s golf wins season opener over No. 11 Texas A&M
September 8, 2015
While the rivalry between Texas and Texas A&M has tapered off since the Aggies joined the SEC, women’s golf gave Longhorn fans a reason to brag with a season-opening win over No. 11 Texas A&M.
Women’s golf begins season Sunday against Texas A&M
September 3, 2015
The women’s golf team kicks off its season this weekend with a tournament Sunday against Texas A&M in Bryan, Texas.
Player to Watch: Julia Beck
September 3, 2015
While at UT, junior women’s golfer Julia Beck has made a tradition — even a ritual — of marking her balls with a neon orange Sharpie for every tournament. Each tournament has its own distinct marking, but the orange Sharpie stays the same.
Intramural fields to undergo renovations in mid-October
September 2, 2015
A total renovation of Whitaker Fields is set for mid-October, which will affect the schedules of the intramural sports for the next year.
Jordan Spieth becomes first Longhorn golfer to rank No. 1
August 26, 2015
Jordan Spieth took the No. 1 spot from Rory McIlroy on Aug. 16 after shooting 17 under par at the PGA Championship in Kohler, Wisconsin.
Football game-day experience to welcome Pluckers, Torchy's, new features
August 10, 2015
The Texas athletic department has seen a lot of changes in the last couple of years: a new football head coach, a new athletic director and now — a new game-day experience.
Bevo will not make the trip to Notre Dame
July 29, 2015
In the season opener against Notre Dame, Texas fans can expect to see lots of burnt orange, Hook ‘Em hand signs and possibly a mock turtleneck from Coach Strong — but one thing will be missing: Bevo.
Students partake in handball at Zilker Park
July 26, 2015
Football, basketball, baseball and, recently, soccer are at the forefront of American sports. But, outside of the states, another sport captures the hearts of fans and players alike — handball.
Jordan Spieth falls short of winning the Open Championship
July 20, 2015
When Jordan Spieth nailed an incredible birdie on 16 to grab a share of the lead at the Open Championships, history seemed inevitable.
Austin pools, swimming holes offer relief from summer heat
July 17, 2015
The temperature in Austin has averaged high nineties over the past week. Whether a swimmer is doing laps or just lounging, Austin pools offer local swimmers a place to cool off, but still enjoy the summer weather.
Jordan Spieth eyes to win third major of 2015 at Open Championship
July 15, 2015
This year has been incredible for former UT golf star Jordan Spieth.
Texas softball continues to grow in off-season, adds former University of San Diego pitcher
July 13, 2015
Texas softball continues to expand its roster during the off-season, growing its team for the upcoming year.
Golf caddies carry clubs, offer support on and off the green
July 11, 2015
Many don’t think of golf as a team sport.
UT students' favorite places to play golf around Austin
July 9, 2015
Austin does not have a shortage of places to play golf around the city. From private to public, city-owned courses, Austinites have their fair share to choose from.
Indiana Pacers like what they see in former Longhorn Myles Turner
June 30, 2015
For weeks, Myles Turner prepared himself for the 2015 NBA Draft. He went through practice after practice and extensive medical research to prove he had what it takes to play at the professional level.
Indiana Pacers draft freshman center Myles Turner in NBA Draft
June 25, 2015
Texas freshman center Myles Turner has officially moved on to the Indiana Pacers after being drafted as the 11th overall pick of the 2015 NBA draft.
Former Longhorn Jordan Spieth wins the U.S. Open
June 22, 2015
After making history for being the second youngest golfer to win the Masters, 21-year-old and Longhorn alumnus Jordan Spieth made history again this weekend after sinking his last shot to win the 2015 U.S. Open.
Parker French, C.J Hinojosa and Ben Johnson continue to add to the legacy of Augie Garrido
June 21, 2015
Texas head coach Augie Garrido, the NCAA’s winningest baseball coach, saw five of his players go in the 2015 MLB draft this year.
Which place is better for pickup basketball — the Rec or Greg?
June 20, 2015
Taking a game of hoops seriously isn’t just for the professionals, and Gregory Gymnasium and the Rec Center offer seriously competitive pickup games (and maybe the occasional trash talk) and also a wide-range of people practicing their various basketball skills.
Junior shortstop C.J Hinojosa will forgo senior season after being drafted by San Francisco Giants
June 18, 2015
A third player bids farewell to Texas. Junior shortstop C.J. Hinojosa was drafted in the 11th round, 336th overall by the defending champions, the San Francisco Giants.
Texas outfielder Ben Johnson chooses Kansas City Royals
June 16, 2015
Texas junior outfielder Ben Johnson was drafted in the 11th round as the 339th overall pick to the Kansas City Royals on the third day of the 2015 MLB draft.
Track and field’s season in review
June 15, 2015
After finishing in the top 10 at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, the men’s and women’s teams ended their record-breaking season, breaking many school and personal records.
Texas women tie for ninth at NCAA Championships
June 14, 2015
The Track and Field NCAA Championships wrapped up Saturday afternoon as the Longhorn women tied for ninth with Kansas State. They tied with a team total of 28 points.
C.J Hinojosa and Ben Johnson to forgo senior season for MLB
June 13, 2015
Texas juniors — outfielder Ben Johnson and infielder C.J Hinojosa — were both drafted in the 11th round of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday afternoon and will not be returning to Texas baseball for their senior year.
More Longhorns advance to finals after day two of NCAA Championships
June 12, 2015
The Longhorns ended their second day at the Track and Field NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon, with more advances to the finals and several athletes set personal records.
Senior pitcher Parker French drafted to Colorado Rockies
June 11, 2015
As a freshman, pitcher Parker French didn’t know whether he would ever play baseball for Texas. Wednesday, he went in the fifth round of the Major League Baseball draft to the Colorado Rockies.
Texas heads to Oregon for Track and Field NCAA Championships
June 9, 2015
Texas will compete in Eugene, Oregon for the Track and Field NCAA Championships this week.
X Games features two new extreme sports events
June 3, 2015
For a second year in a row, fans of extreme sports will get to experience the high-flying, adrenaline-filled action up close at the X Games Austin, but this year will feature two new events — the Moto X QuarterPipe and the Big Air Doubles .
Texas rowing places seventh in 2015 NCAA National Championship
June 1, 2015
Over the weekend, the Texas rowing team chartered unprecedented waters when it competed and placed seventh in the 2015 NCAA National Championship. The team also landed its first top-five individual finish with the varsity eight.
Lithuanian tennis senior seeks balance on, off court
April 24, 2015
Lina Padegimaite’s mind is almost always on her academics. In the training room, mid-treatment, Padegimaite peers closely at the notebook on her lap, focusing intently.
April 23, 2015
Check out what UT sports are playing this weekend.
Weekend recaps: Track and field, women's golf, women's tennis
April 13, 2015
Check out how Texas sports performed this weekend.
Weekend previews: Men's golf, women's golf, volleyball, women's tennis, track and field
April 10, 2015
Check out these weekend previews for men's golf and volleyball.
Tennis teams sweep Tuesday’s matches
April 8, 2015
Men's and women's tennis swept Tuesday's matches against UTSA and Abilene Christian University, respectively.
Women’s tennis: preview of Abilene Christian
April 7, 2015
Over Easter weekend, No. 29 Texas added two new non-conference Tuesday matches to its schedule, including this week’s match against Abilene Christian University.
Weekend recaps: Men's golf, men's tennis, track and field, volleyball and women's tennis
April 6, 2015
Check out the latest news from men's golf, men's tennis, track and field, volleyball and women's tennis.
April 2, 2015
The No. 3 men’s golf team will travel to Georgia this weekend for the 3M Augusta Invitational. After a week off, the Longhorns return to the course seeking their fourth-consecutive team win. Meanwhile, Texas women’s tennis will take on the Ohio State Buckeyes this weekend for the first time in program history.
Weekend preview: Women's tennis
March 27, 2015
After facing tough opponents back-to-back all season, Texas women’s tennis might get their first break this weekend.
Weekend recaps: Men's golf, men's tennis, women's tennis
March 23, 2015
Check out how men's golf and men's and women's tennis performed this weekend.
Women’s tennis set to open Big 12 play against Oklahoma and Oklahoma State
March 13, 2015
After suffering injuries and coming off five back-to-back losses, No. 54 Texas women’s tennis will travel north and play its Big 12 opening match against No. 23 Oklahoma on Friday and then face off against No. 10 Oklahoma State on Saturday.
Women’s tennis suffers first loss to Houston in program history
March 9, 2015
For the first time in program history, Houston bested Texas, 6–1, over the weekend.
Weekend preview: Women's tennis will face Houston after four-game slump
March 6, 2015
Two teams with momentum in opposite directions will come head-to-head this weekend.
Weekend recaps: Track and field, men's golf, women's tennis
March 2, 2015
Texas men’s and women’s track and field claimed both titles in the Big 12 Championships for the first time since 2006.
Weekend previews: Softball, track and field, women's tennis
February 27, 2015
Catch these weekend previews for Texas' upcoming games in softball, track and field women's tennis.
Weekend previews: Men's tennis, women's tennis, track and field
February 13, 2015
No. 9 men’s tennis will be in Chicago, Illinois, for the ITA Indoor National Championships beginning Friday.
Women’s tennis knocks off No. 32 Rice
February 2, 2015
In the season home opener Saturday, the No. 23 Texas women’s tennis team took down No. 32 Rice, 4–3.
Weekend previews for swimming and diving, tennis and track and field
January 30, 2015
Check out what Texas sports are up to this weekend.
Texas women’s tennis falls to Vanderbilt at ITA Kick-Off Weekend
January 26, 2015
No. 22 Texas routed DePaul, 4–3, to make it to the championship game against No. 12 Vanderbilt at the ITA Kick-Off Weekend. But the Longhorns couldn’t pull off the victory, falling, 5–0, to the Commodores this weekend.
Women’s Tennis to kick off spring season in Nashville
January 23, 2015
For the first time in three years, No. 22 Texas women’s tennis will play in Nashville, Tennessee — this time, to face off against opponents in the ITA Kick-Off Weekend.
Student leads co-ed flag football team to victory
October 30, 2014
The moments when everything comes down to one play, when it is do-or-die, when it means the difference between celebrating or accepting defeat — those moments are where Andre Chelliah, English language sophomore and co-ed flag football quarterback, thrives.
Giant menorah lit to celebrate last night of Hanukkah
December 4, 2013
The Rohr Chabad Jewish Student Center commemorated the last night of Hanukkah on Wednesday as members lit the last candle on a nine-foot menorah on the West Mall.
Projects to increase fire safety on campus to be completed by summer
December 4, 2013
Several projects to increase fire safety in campus buildings will be completed throughout the spring and summer semesters.
Rare occurrence combines two holidays creating “Thanksgivukkah”
November 26, 2013
A once-in-a-lifetime occurrence presents itself this year as two holidays — Hanukkah and Thanksgiving — overlap.
Dead tree limb removal causes road closure near Parlin
November 26, 2013
A roadway near Parlin Hall was closed Tuesday to prune a tree’s dead branches for pedestrian safety and the tree’s health.
Update: Prosecution argues to increase bond of graduate public affairs student Gene Vela to $1 million
November 24, 2013
Steve Brand, prosecuting attorney for the District Attorney's Office, argued in court on Friday to increase the bond for Gene Vela, a public affairs graduate student to $1 million claiming Vela is a threat to the public at a court hearing Friday.
Center for Students in Recovery to move location
November 20, 2013
The Center for Students in Recovery will relocate from the basement of the School for Social Work to Bellmont Hall early next year after a larger space for the program is constructed.
Institute for Mental Health Research to be in Bellmont Hall
November 14, 2013
Project manager Deborah Femat said some of the testing rooms being built have special sheetrock to mute outside sounds.
UT named partner in Ocean Energy Safety Institute
November 12, 2013
Over the next five years, UT will collaborate with two other Texas universities on offshore drilling research as a part of the new Ocean Energy Safety Institute.
New fire hydrant installed near Hogg Auditorium
November 6, 2013
Water at Hogg Memorial Auditorium will be shut off for a brief period of time Thursday morning as workers test a new fire hydrant installed outside of the building this week.
Campus celebrates Texas African-American high school legacies
November 3, 2013
A two-day conference honoring the Prairie View Interscholastic League brought together people who recounted their lives during legalized segregation and their transition into integration.
Campus celebrates Texas African-American sports history
November 1, 2013
Prairie View Interscholastic League, an organization that governed extra-curricular activities for Texas’ African-American high school students during legalized segregation, is being honored and celebrated during a two-day conference on campus.
Cockrell Hall repairs to reduce energy loss and save University money
October 31, 2013
Ongoing repairs to the Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall engineering building, located on Dean Keaton Street, will potentially save the University approximately $40,000 in energy loss expenses per year.
Donated items sold to raise funds for sustainability
October 25, 2013
The Trash to Treasure sale and fundraiser moved its location this fall to Gregory Gym Plaza with hopes of reaching more students.
New water bottle filler stations keep students hydrated
October 24, 2013
Eco-minded students will have more hydration options around campus with 13 new installations specifically designed to refill water bottles.
Artist James Turrell reflects on new SAC skyspace
October 20, 2013
A new room on the top of the Student Activities Center, which opens up to the sky and creates art with light and color, offers students a relaxing space to forget their worries.
Hazardous asbestos was treated in RLM, but asbestos elsewhere on campus does not pose threat
October 17, 2013
Exposed asbestos in Robert Lee Moore Hall was treated Tuesday, but many older UT buildings still have asbestos in their insulation.
Students, faculty stay informed on engineering building progress
October 11, 2013
Students and faculty interested in the Engineering Education and Research Center heard the construction plans and aired their potential concerns Friday.
Renovations to geography building set for completion by January 2015
October 10, 2013
Renovations to the Geography Building are scheduled for completion by January 2015 despite wishes from liberal art centers to finish the project sooner.
Student Government supports MCAT study session at SLC
October 8, 2013
Despite Student Government’s support for upper-division tutoring and MCAT study sessions, Sanger Learning Center officials still maintain their primary focus on lower-division course help.
New data system funded by $6 million grant
October 8, 2013
A $6 million grant will go to the Texas Advanced Computing Center at UT and its partners to fund the development and production of Wrangler — a new data analysis and management system for the national open science community.
Excelencia in Education recognizes UT's Cooperative Pharmacy Program
October 6, 2013
Excelencia in Education recognized the University’s Cooperative Pharmacy Program as the top “Example of Excelencia” for its role in encouraging achievement among Latino students.
LBJ School hosts symposium on climate change effects in Austin
October 6, 2013
Community leaders and stakeholders discussed how Austin should address climate change and how its effects will influence various social groups differently at a symposium held Friday at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.
Officials prepare for ENS building demolition, campus renovations
October 3, 2013
Renovations to various campus buildings will begin this November to prepare for the demolition of the Engineering Science Building next fall and accommodate students, faculty and staff displaced by the demolition.
Texas A&M enrollment surpasses UT
September 29, 2013
For the first time, Texas A&M has the highest enrollment among state universities, surpassing UT.
UT alumna and Olympic gold medalist to be inducted into Hall of Honor
September 26, 2013
Olympic record holder and gold medalist Melaine Walker, a former Longhorn track star, will be inducted into the UT Women’s Athletics Hall of Honor on Nov. 1.
Renovations to Barton Springs Pool protect environment
September 11, 2013
Renovations to Barton Springs Pool will focus on preserving and maintaining the environmnetal health of the area.
Study shows students perform better when professors express confidence in their abilities
September 8, 2013
A new psychology research study led by a UT professor finds students may perform better in school if teachers convey both their own high standards and personal confidence in the students’ ability to succeed.
Red Cross donates $1.5 million to Bastrop long term relief
September 4, 2013
The American Red Cross of Central Texas awarded a $1.5 million community grant to the Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Team on Tuesday.