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Light the Tower: Longhorns Win 2 National Titles

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Tuesday, May 10 in celebration of two athletic club teams for winning national titles. Texas Taekwondo won the Novice & Combined categories at the 2022 NCTA National Collegiate Taekwondo Championships, and Texas Quidditch earned the title of US Quidditch Cup 2022 Collegiate National Champion. Texas Taekwondo is …

TOWER DARKENS FOR UT REMEMBERS

The UT Tower will darken Friday, May 6 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 gives the university community a time to …

Light the Tower: Faculty & Staff Awards

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Tuesday, May 3 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. Charlotte M. Canning, Department …

Light the Tower: Army ROTC 75th Anniversary

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Monday, April 25 to celebrate Texas Army ROTC’s 75th anniversary. Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is one of the most demanding and successful leadership programs in the country. For years, Army ROTC has been creating leaders who go on to rewarding careers in the military and civilian worlds. …

Light the Tower: Longhorns Win Two Big 12 Championships

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Sunday, April 24 in honor of the Women’s Golf and Women’s Tennis teams, both of which claimed Big 12 titles that same day. For the fourth time in the last five Big 12 Championships, the No. 13 Texas Women’s Golf squad won the conference title. The …

Light the Tower: Presidential Citation Awards

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Friday, April 22 in honor of this year’s recipients of the Presidential Citation Awards. The Presidential Citation program was established to recognize the extraordinary contributions of individuals who personify the university’s commitment to the task of transforming lives, and it is the highest honor bestowed by …

Light the Tower: Texas Exes Ring Dedication

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Thursday, April 21 for the Texas Exes Ring Dedication. As part of the ceremony, class rings will spend the night in the Tower while it shines in honor of the students and alumni who will soon wear them. The shining Tower, a beacon of Longhorn pride, …