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Light the Tower: Texas beats Texas Tech, 49-24

The UT Tower will shine with a burnt-orange top on Friday, November 29 to celebrate Texas Football’s 49-24 win over Texas Tech. As part of UT tradition, the top of the Tower turns orange to celebrate regular-season football victories. The Longhorns are now 7-5. Visit TexasSports.com for more information on Texas Football’s upcoming games. Want to …

Tower Shines for Teresa Lozano Long

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Thursday, November 21 in honor of Teresa Lozano Long, who received the National Humanities Medal during a White House ceremony earlier in the day. The National Endowment for the Humanities awards the medal annually to honor “individuals or groups whose work has deepened the nation’s understanding of the …

Light the Tower: Texas Exes Class Ring Program

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Thursday, November 14 for the Texas Exes Class Ring Program. As part of the ring program, class rings spend a night in the UT Tower, which is lit in the recipients’ honor. The following day, the rings emerge from the Tower and are presented to students and …

Light the Tower: Texas Beats Kansas State, 27-24

The UT Tower will shine with a burnt-orange top on Saturday, November 9 to celebrate Texas Football’s 27-24 win over Kansas State. As part of UT tradition, the top of the Tower turns orange to celebrate regular-season football victories. The Longhorns are now 6-3 and will play at Iowa State on Saturday, November 16 at …

Orange Tower Honors Distinguished Alumni

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights Friday, November 8 in honor of this year’s distinguished alumni. Presented by the Texas Exes, the Distinguished Alumnus Awards are granted to alumni who have distinguished themselves professionally and through service to the university. Created in 1958, the awards are given annually on a Friday evening …

Orange Tower Honors John B. Goodenough

The UT Tower will shine with burnt orange lights and a special configuration to honor professor John B. Goodenough, who recently won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, for part of the evening on Saturday, October 26. During the special Tower lighting, the sides of the Tower will display “Li+” to recognize Goodenough’s work developing the …

Light the Tower: Texas Beats Kansas, 50-48

The UT Tower will shine with a burnt-orange top on Saturday, October 19 to celebrate Texas Football’s 50-48 win over Kansas. As part of UT tradition, the top of the Tower turns orange to celebrate regular-season football victories. The Longhorns are now 5-2 and will play at TCU on Saturday, October 26, at TCU. Visit …