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J-School alum likely next Chancellor of UT System

University of Texas System regents are expected to name Adm. William McRaven the sole finalist for chancellor when they meet by telephone Tuesday evening.

Campaign to create the Liz and Les Carpenter Journalism Scholarship

Family and friends of Liz and Les Carpenter have pledged their support for an endowed scholarship to honor two of the University of Texas at Austin’s most distinguished journalism grads.

Undergrads Show Off iPhone Apps They Built

WeatherVain wins top award at demo day for apps built in UT's Mobile News Apps Design course.

Journalism Really Can Take You Anywhere

Admiral William H. McRaven, a 1977 J-school grad, United States Navy, commander of the United States Special Operations Command, will deliver the keynote address at the 131st Spring Commencement of The UT-Austin.

LCAE Introduces Writing Support for Journalism

The Longhorn Center for Academic Excellence is launching a pilot for a Journalism Writing Center designed to help students struggling with their writing.

J School Alum Wins Political Reporting Honor

Keren Tumulty, class of 1977, has received the Toner Award for Excellence in Political Journalism for her work at the Washington Post.

The New Director of the School of Journalism Starting in August

R.B. Brenner, deputy director of the journalism program at Stanford University, will be the new director of the School of Journalism in the Moody College of Communication starting in August.

More Chaos, Less Fear: How Journalism Looks Now

John Schwartz, national correspondent of the New York Times and former Daily Texan editor, spoke about the promising future of journalism.