Buffalo on the plains in the panhandle of Texas
The Panhandle Region of Texas

The Panhandle

Texas’s high plains are beautiful, but water scarcity poses a big challenge to the region. UT geologists are helping the Panhandle better understand the aquifer that underlies the region. And through scientific and policy expertise, UT also has broad ties to one of Amarillo’s largest employers, the Pantex nuclear facility.


Total number of students from the Panhandle enrolled at the Forty Acres


Total number of alumni across the Panhandle