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These Longhorns Organized a Transformational Gift for a School in Tanzania

One thing you notice in the bustling town of Arusha, Tanzania, the tourism hub where most of the country’s luxury safari companies are headquartered, are the...


Working the Problem: How Gregory L. Fenves is Making His Mark on UT

Fenves has been president of UT Austin for only two and a half years, but it has been a remarkably eventful, painful, and consequential period of time.


Getting to Know the New Executive Director of the Texas Exes

When the news broke last November, it was noted that Chuck Harris, BBA ’86, Life Member, would be only the seventh person to serve as executive director of the...


UT Alumna Tessie Crow’s Boutique Gets Longhorns Ready for Gameday

After graduating from UT, Tessie Crow saw a business opportunity and took gameday style to the next level. Tessie Crow’s first week of school at Louisiana State...


Editor’s Letter: Well hello.

You don’t know me, but I know you. I’ve been the managing editor of the Alcalde for the past four years, and now I have come out from behind my cubicle to address...


Life of Bronwyn

Talking to a multifaceted Forty Acres Scholar At the University of Texas at Austin, there are artists who stare at the horizon, researchers who never leave the...


The Wizarding World of Giancarlo Bernini

Getting to know a magical Forty Acres Scholar. The résumés of super-achieving high school students often look the same. But Giancarlo Bernini, a recipient of...


Other Worldly

Inside the virtual reality boom


The Best of College

A unique UT program aims to give freshmen the quintessential university experience. Deciding on a major and, naturally, the trajectory of your entire life, is a...


Still Life

A new photography book captures the aging process in the 12-year production of Boyhood.

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