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James Magnuson: The Man Behind the Michener Center for Writers

James Magnuson reflects on 23 years as director of the Michener Center for Writers.


Class of 2017

Breaking the cycle. Thriving in tragedy. Shifting paradigms. Changing the world. This is the University of Texas at Austin’s Class of 2017.


The 2017 Texas Ten

From lengthy, heartwarming diatribes about life-changing lectures to all-caps declarations of a professor’s awesomeness, each year, the Texas 10 nominations elicit...


The Daddy-O Index

Bob Wade, formally known as Daddy-O, is here to tell you about his missing two-headed calf, those oversized cowboy boots in San Antonio, the giant iguana mobile...


The Longhorn Lope: A Recipe For UT’s Unofficial Cocktail

To add a little garnish to the Alcalde interactive feature on six Longhorns leading the Texas booze boom, we asked author of The Essential New York Times Book...


Bigger or Brighter

Texas Commissioner of Higher Education Raymund Paredes, BA ’64, PhD ’73, Life Member, says the state’s future depends on Latinos’ educational success. But...


November|December 2016 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People by David Todd and Jonathan Ogren, BA ’96, MA ’08 Cartographer and...


September|October 2016 Alumni Authors

Into Africa: A Transnational History of Catholic Medical Missions and Social Change by Barbra Mann Wall, BSN ’71, Life Member Wall combines her background in nursing...


September|October 2016 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Lady Cop Makes Trouble by Amy Stewart, BA ’90, MS ’92 In her second Constance Kopp mystery—the series is based...


July|August 2016 Alumni Authors

On Cedar Hill by Emil Kresl, MPAff ’16, MSCRP ’16 In On Cedar Hill, things are not always as they appear. Through a series of vignettes, Kresl intertwines the...

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