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Presenting The Six Recipients Of The 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award (Slideshow)

Can’t see the slideshow? Click here. The Texas Exes are proud to announce the six recipients of the 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award. The cream of the crop!...

 
 
New Blanton Museum Director Plans Greater Emphasis On Outreach [Q&A]

New Blanton Museum Director Plans Greater Emphasis On Outreach [Q&A]

UT’s Blanton Museum of Art has named one of its own as the new director after Ned Rifkin announced he is resigning at the end of May to teach full-time. Rather...

 
 
Why Are You A Texas Exes Life Member? You Are, Right?

Why Are You A Texas Exes Life Member? You Are, Right?

For the first time ever, we at the Ex-Students’ Association of The University of Texas at Austin (a.k.a. the Texas Exes) are devoting a week to thanking...

 
 

Brent Iverson, Chemistry

Photo by Jay B Sauceda Brent Iverson always emphasizes to his students the real-world application and importance of what they’re learning — whether it’s about...

 
 

Jennifer Wilks, English

Photo by Jay B Sauceda Though just in her eighth year of teaching, Jennifer Wilks has the poise of a veteran professor as she discusses her dual role as a teacher...

 
 

Much Ado About Race

How strongly students identify with their race could affect academic success. Just six of 10 African-American students nationally graduate from public high schools...

 
 

Butler School Announces New Music Academy for Community

Even within what’s considered the Live Music Capital of the World, there has sometimes been a divide between the Austin music community and The University of Texas’...

 
 

Rooting for STEM

In 14 years, UTeach has created a unique educational model for preparing science, technology, engineering, and math teachers, and the nation is following its lead. Photo...

 
 
May|June 2011 Alcalde Devoted To Issues In Education [A Sneak Peek]

May|June 2011 Alcalde Devoted To Issues In Education [A Sneak Peek]

Do you care about education? I bet you do. Whether you have kids in school or not, we can all acknowledge that the future of our state and country relies in large...

 
 
Broadway Director Helps UT Theatre Students Rehearse A Musical

Broadway Director Helps UT Theatre Students Rehearse A Musical

As I walked in to the Winship Drama building on Saturday morning, nostalgia came over me for the days I spent in the chorus of musicals Annie and Grease. Upon entering...

 
 
 
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