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Light the Tower: Texas Men’s Golf Wins National Championship

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights on Wednesday, June 1 in celebration of the Texas Men’s Golf team winning the NCAA Match Play Championship. This marked UT’s fourth appearance in the NCAA Championship match since the NCAA adopted the current match-play format in 2009. Texas previously made NCAA Match Play Championship appearances …

Light the Tower: 2022 Commencement

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights and the number “22” on its sides for two nights in a row to celebrate this years graduates. The Tower will first turn orange during the university wide Commencement celebration on Saturday, May 21 and will again shine in the same special lighting configuration on Sunday, …

Light the Tower: Texas Speech Wins National Title

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Tuesday, May 17 in honor of Texas Speech winning the 2022 American Forensic Association National Speech Tournament. Texas Speech is the Individual Events half of The University of Texas at Austin forensics program and the university’s official competitive speech organization. Established in its current form in …

Light the Tower: Women’s Golf Wins Big 12 Championship

The UT Tower will be lit in burnt orange Monday, May 16 to commemorate the Texas Women’s Golf 2022 Big 12 Conference Championship. Per tradition, the University recognizes UT sports programs who win a conference team championship with a burnt orange lighting of the campus landmark.  The Longhorns claimed the title for the fourth time …

Light the Tower: Longhorns Win Big 12 Titles

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Sunday, May 15 in celebration of the Texas Longhorns winning three Big 12 titles. Texas Rowing is the Big 12 Conference Champion for the seventh consecutive year, and the Texas Track and Field Men’s and Women’s teams completed a back-to-back sweep of the outdoor Big 12 …

Light the Tower: President’s Outstanding Staff & Staff Service Awards

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Thursday, May 12 in honor of this year’s recipients of the President’s Outstanding Staff and Staff Service Awards. The President’s Staff Awards formally recognize staff of The University of Texas at Austin in four categories: Staff Service, Outstanding Staff, Outstanding Supervisor, and Student Employee of the …