University of Texas at Austin

The university's Old Main building in 1903
UT Architecture Library
The Tower, completed in 1937, stands 307 ft (94 m) tall and dons different colors of lighting on special occasions.
Interior lobby of the Lyndon B Johnson Presidential Library and Museum
Battle Hall, also known as "The Old Library," was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
Proctor's Mustangs (1948) overlooking the Engineering Sciences buildings
Harlan J. Smith Telescope
The Norman Hackerman Building
The "Silver Spurs" with the university's mascot, Bevo
Texas Longhorns football playing against Oklahoma in the 2007 Red River Rivalry
Wes Anderson, filmmaker
James Baker, former White House Chief of Staff and Secretary of State
Lloyd Bentsen, 69th United States Secretary of the Treasury and former U.S. Senator from Texas
Laura Bush, former First Lady of the United States
Tom C. Clark, former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Lady Bird Johnson, former First Lady of the United States
Roger Clemens, seven-time Cy Young Award winner
Kevin Durant, 11-time NBA All-Star
Farrah Fawcett, actress
Tom Landry, Pro Football Hall of Fame coach
Jeb Bush, former Governor of Florida
Jayne Mansfield, model and actress
John Brennan, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
Jordan Spieth, professional golfer
Stacey Abrams, voting rights activist
Matthew McConaughey, Academy Award-winning actor
Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas
Walter Cronkite, journalist
Rex Tillerson, 69th United States Secretary of State
Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist
Owen Wilson, actor
Renée Zellweger, Two-time Academy Award winning actress

Public research university in Austin, Texas.

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Big 12 Conference

College athletic conference headquartered in Irving, Texas, USA.

The eight members of the former Big Eight Conference joined with the Southwest Conference universities University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M University, Baylor University and Texas Tech University to form the conference, with play beginning in 1996.

Austin, Texas

Capital city of the U.S. state of Texas, as well as the seat and largest city of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.

Second capitol building in Austin
Austin as seen from space, 2020
One of the 15 remaining moonlight towers in Austin
The 2011 Texas drought dried up many of central Texas' waterways. This boat was left to sit in the middle of what is normally a branch of Lake Travis, part of the Colorado River.
Austin covered in snow on February 15, 2021. Photo from ESA.
Map of racial distribution in Austin, 2010 U.S. census. Each dot is 25 people:
Downtown Austin from Congress Avenue Bridge, with Texas State Capitol in background, 2012
Museum of the Weird on Sixth Street
The Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, located on Lady Bird Lake at 600 River Street
Austin, Texas average monthly rent
Sixth Street on a weekend night
A food truck trailer park in South Austin
2009 Austin City Limits Music Festival with view of stages and Downtown Austin
The State Theater and Paramount Theatre on Congress Avenue in Downtown Austin
View of Austin Central Library from César Chávez Street
The Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library on the University of Texas campus in Austin
The HOPE Outdoor Gallery, overlooked by the historic Texas Military Academy building, the oldest standing educational building in Texas
H-E-B Center stadium located in Cedar Park, Texas
Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail along Lady Bird Lake
Sculpture Falls along the Barton Creek Greenbelt
Austin's Deep Eddy Pool is the oldest man-made pool in Texas.
Hamilton Pool Preserve
View of the Colorado River from Covert Park at Mount Bonnell
Austin City Hall
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin Community College
St. Edward's University
The Pennybacker Bridge is the signature element of Loop 360 in the Texas Hill Country.
Interchange of Interstate 35 and State Highway 45
The Barbara Jordan Terminal at Austin–Bergstrom International Airport
Amtrak's Texas Eagle stops in Austin twice daily
Capital MetroRail train at Downtown Station
The Pfluger Pedestrian Bridge over the Colorado River
Sister city monument in Austin commemorating the relationship with Saltillo

With regard to education, Austin is the home of the University of Texas at Austin, which is one of the largest universities in the U.S., with over 50,000 students.

Blanton Museum of Art

Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art
Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art
Statues at the Blanton Museum of Art

The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art (often referred to as the Blanton or the BMA) at the University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest university art museums in the U.S. with 189,340 square feet devoted to temporary exhibitions, permanent collection galleries, storage, administrative offices, classrooms, a print study room, an auditorium, shop, and cafe.

Texas A&M University

Public land-grant research university in College Station, Texas.

Statue of Lawrence Sullivan "Sul" Ross located in front of the Academic Building
Texas A&M in 1902
Staff at Texas A&M entering data for punch cards for new computers in the 1950s
George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum
Then-President George W. Bush with parents, former President George H. W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush at Texas A&M's December 2008 convocation.
The Memorial Student Center
Zachry Engineering Education Complex
Two professors, a graduate, and an undergraduate student at the TAMUQ branch campus
A view of the main campus, looking north from Kyle Field. At the center is the Academic Building with its copper dome
The Century Tree, a famous campus landmark and subject to several traditions
Sbisa Dining Hall and central utility plant water tower sporting the greeting, "Welcome to Aggieland"
The Fightin' Texas Aggie Band's Bugle Rank leads the band at halftime at a football game.
Robert Gates and senior cadets from the Corps of Cadets give the "gig 'em" sign at the Pentagon
The Texas A&M University Singing Cadets
Aggie ring for the class of 2004
The Ross Volunteers perform a rifleman's salute as candles are lit for the deceased at the 2007 Aggie Muster at Reed Arena
The 2007 Student Bonfire
A view from the student section of Kyle Field during a 2007 football game
A men's basketball game at Reed Arena in January 2008
The Clayton W. Williams, Jr., Alumni Center is the home of The Association of Former Students.
Specimen Medal of Honor displayed at the Memorial Student Center for Horace S. Carswell

Enrollment climbed to 258 students in 1881 before declining to 108 in 1883, the year the University of Texas opened in Austin, Texas.

Harry Ransom Center

The Harry Ransom Center, June 2012
Ian McEwan
Nicéphore Niépce's View from the Window at Le Gras (c. 1826) is on permanent display in the main lobby
George L. Aiken's original manuscript for his stage adaptation of Uncle Tom's Cabin, 1852. From the George C. Howard and Family Collection, Harry Ransom Center.

The Harry Ransom Center (until 1983 the Humanities Research Center) is an archive, library and museum at the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in the collection of literary and cultural artifacts from the Americas and Europe for the purpose of advancing the study of the arts and humanities.

Lady Bird Johnson

Claudia Alta "Lady Bird" Johnson (née Taylor; December 22, 1912 – July 11, 2007) served as first lady of the United States as the wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1963 to 1969.

Lady Bird in 1967
A photo of Lady Bird Taylor at around age three
The Brick House, Lady Bird Johnson's birthplace and childhood home in Karnack, Texas
Claudia Taylor's graduation
Lady Bird circa 1962
Lady Bird working in her office
Lady Bird planting a cherry tree
Lady Bird Johnson at the signing of the Highway Beautification Act, also referred to as "Lady Bird's Bill"
Lady Bird at the Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation Board Meeting
Lady Bird alongside president Jimmy Carter in September, 1977
Lady Bird with philanthropist Enid A. Haupt in 1988
Lady Bird, c. 1989
Lady Bird with her daughter Lynda Johnson Robb and First Lady Laura Bush on October 19, 2005
Funeral service for Lady Bird Johnson. Nancy Reagan, Rosalynn Carter, Jimmy Carter, Laura Bush, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, (second row) Caroline Kennedy, Barbara Bush, Susan Ford Bales, (third row) Maria Shriver, and Patricia "Tricia" Nixon Cox attended, representing eight other presidents.

Another friend from Marshall was going to the University of Texas, so she chartered a plane to Austin to join her.

McDonald Observatory

Astronomical observatory located near the unincorporated community of Fort Davis in Jeff Davis County, Texas, United States.

Aerial view of McDonald Observatory.
McDonald Observatory
Dome of the 10 m Hobby-Eberly Telescope. It houses one of the largest optical telescopes in the world.
Electric motors and position sensors at the Otto Struve Telescope at the McDonald Observatory, Texas.
Domes of the 2.1 m Otto Struve Telescope (left) and 2.7 m Harlan J. Smith Telescope (right).
Inside the dome of the Harlan J. Smith telescope during a guided tour
Entrance to the observatory
Frank N. Bash Visitors Center
McDonald Observatory's Visitor Center's Sun Dial
Harlan J. Smith Telescope preparing for observations
Texas Historical Marker
Texas Highway Marker at McDonald Observatory

The observatory is part of The University of Texas at Austin.

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum

Presidential library and museum of Lyndon Baines Johnson, the 36th president of the United States .

Presidents Nixon and Johnson at the museum's dedication in 1971

It is located on the grounds of the University of Texas at Austin, and is one of 13 presidential libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.

Texas Longhorns

Big 12 logo in Texas's colors
Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium with a view of the Godzillatron
The Frank Erwin Center during a Texas basketball game
The Longhorns softball team gets the final strikeout to win over Penn State, February 15, 2008
The Tower lit in a special configuration in honor of a national championship team

The Texas Longhorns are the athletic teams representing the University of Texas at Austin.

University of Texas School of Law

Illustration of the Law Building on a postcard (1908–1924).

The University of Texas School of Law (Texas Law) is the law school of the University of Texas at Austin.