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Light the Tower: President’s Staff Awards

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Wednesday, May 12 in honor of the recipients of the President’s Staff Awards. The President’s Staff Awards formally recognizes staff of The University of Texas at Austin in four categories: Staff Service, Outstanding Staff, Outstanding Supervisor, and Student Employee of the Year “What you do to help keep …

Tower Darkens for UT Remembers

The UT Tower will darken Friday, May 7 in memory of Longhorns who died during the past year. Except for a white cap and observation deck, all of the Tower’s levels and windows will darken as part of UT Remembers. Held annually on the last day of the spring semester, UT Remembers honors the members …

Light the Tower: Academic Club National Champions

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Wednesday, May 5 to celebrate national championships claimed by academic clubs across the university. The students being honored with the Tower lighting are: UT Law School Elizabeth Hamilton, Alex Gaudio, and Mason Currah The UT Law School team won the Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot …

Light the Tower: President’s Award Winners

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Friday, April 30 in honor of the recipients of three important awards bestowed by the university to deserving faculty and staff members. Civitatis AwardPresented to a faculty member who has shown exemplary campus citizenship throughout a career of service at the university. Michael Marder Arno Nowotny …

Light the Tower: Texas Exes Ring Celebration

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Thursday, April 29 for the Texas Exes Ring Celebration. As part of a dedication ceremony, class rings will spend the night the Tower while it shines in honor of the students and alumni who will soon wear them. The class ring not only symbolizes the incredible …

Light the Tower: Celebrating Honors Day Scholars

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Saturday, April 10 to celebrate the 2021 Honors Day scholars. Introduced in 1948 and celebrated every year since, Honors Day recognizes the accomplishments of the highest achieving students at The University of Texas at Austin — those who have earned their distinction as College Scholars or …