Fresh Eyes on the Forty Acres

From the ordinary to the extraordinary, photographer Sarah Frankie Linder gives us a unique visual tour of the Forty Acres and all...



The Texas Ten 2018

Since 2011, the Alcalde has honored UT professors with the Texas 10 awards.


Alcalde Docs

Tower Girl

At the very top of the UT Tower, lives Austin’s only known year-round peregrine falcon, “Tower Girl.” In January 2018, after...


Recent Stories

Mo Bamba Selected Sixth Overall by the NBA’s Magic

Mo Bamba didn’t have to wait long on draft night for his name to be called at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. With the sixth...


Two UT Schools Seek to Capitalize on Blockchain

Blockchain is all the rage these days. Best known as the backbone of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, the technology has taken the world...


This Campus Complex Powers the Entire Forty Acres

When asked what keeps him up at night, Juan Ontiveros, associate vice president for Utilities, Energy, and Facilities Management at UT, gives a surprising answer:...


Introducing the 2018 Distinguished Alumni

  As is tradition, this fall several hundred Longhorns will gather to celebrate a group of their most accomplished peers with moving video tributes, heartfelt...


Horns Punch a Ticket to Omaha With 5-2 Win Over Tennessee Tech

The heat was on the Horns on Monday afternoon; win the rubber match against Tennessee Tech and head to Omaha for the College Baseball World Series, or lose, ending...


Pierce, Shugart Try to Re-Gain Identity as NCAA Austin Regional Begins

There’s a popular refrain that echoes throughout the Forty Acres and online when a Longhorn team gains some momentum—when the football team beats Notre...


Alcalde Docs

Light the Tower

For all the biggest UT moments, the Tower glows orange. Here’s how it happens.


Longhorns Show Their Commitment to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Robert “Bob” Bigham, BBA ’61, and Barbara Bigham, Life Members, were all smiles at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Barbara co-chaired the Tasteful...


Burnt Orange at Hawaii Volcano National Park

Eric Galindo, BS ’07, Life Member, shows his horns near the Kilauea Crater at Hawaii Volcano National Park on the big island of Hawaii. Pictured below is Eric’s...


Waco Exes Celebrate Successful Scholarship Fundraiser

The Texas Exes Waco Chapter finished a successful 2018 scholarship fundraising campaign. The seven-week campaign included a “Lunch with Longhorns” event with...


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