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Women’s Track and Field wins third-straight Big 12 title

The UT Tower will be lit Monday, March 9 to honor the Texas Women’s Track and Field program after the Longhorns won their third-straight Big 12 Indoor Championship last month in Ames, Iowa. The women, ranked No. 10 nationally, scored a Big 12 Indoor-record 180.33 points en route to their triumphant victory. Texas’ women won …

Light the Tower: Swimming and Diving Teams Win Big 12 Titles

The Longhorn men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams took home Big 12 titles last weekend The UT Tower will be lit Friday, March 6 to honor The University of Texas men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams for winning Big 12 titles last weekend at Aquatic Center at Mylan Park in Morgantown, West Virginia.  …

Light the Tower: Texas Independence Day

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Monday, March 2 to celebrate Texas Independence Day. The holiday commemorates the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence and formation of the Republic of Texas in 1836. “For the proudest of Texans, it’s the most important day of the year,” says Jim Nicar, who studies the …

Orange Tower Honors Michael and Susan Dell Foundation

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights on Friday, January 31 in honor of the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation for their generous gift to the university. Earlier in the day, President Gregory L. Fenves announced the Dell Foundation and the university are launching a historic new partnership to close the gap in …

Light the Tower: Texas Wins Alamo Bowl

The UT Tower will shine with a burnt-orange top on Tuesday, December 31st to celebrate Texas Football’s 38-10 win over Utah. This win has earned Texas the title of Valero Alamo Bowl Champions.   Visit TexasSports.com for more information on Texas Football. Want to know when and why the Tower is orange? Sign up for our email alerts, …

Light the Tower: UT Archery Wins National Title

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Wednesday, December 11 in celebration of UT Archery’s 2019 national title. Sponsored by UT RecSports, the Archer Club welcomes students of all skill levels and offers an opportunity to learn the sport of archery. The club competes in local, state and national level tournaments every year …

Tower Shines for 2019 Graduates

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights and “19” on its sides for two consecutive nights to honor this year’s graduates. The special Tower lightings will take place on Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 as the UT community celebrates our 136th class of world-changing graduates. Want to know when and why …

Light the Tower: Moody Center Groundbreaking

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Tuesday, December 3 to celebrate the Moody Center groundbreaking and to thank the Moody Foundation for its $130 million grant for the university’s new basketball arena and events center. The Moody Foundation has generously supported universities, libraries, museums and hospitals across Texas for more than 75 …