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The Top Alcalde Stories of 2014

A look back at the Longhorn newsmakers, groundbreakers, and viral sensations of an unforgettable year. It’s been a big year on the Forty Acres. We got a...

 
 

Shaking Up the Bird Family Tree

The bird family tree may look a little different than previously thought. A study published this week in Nature is just one of at least 28 scientific papers to...

 
 

UT Study Sheds Light on Methane Emissions in Fracking

The hydraulic fracturing boom has boosted the U.S. economy and created thousands of jobs. But the perennially controversial technique for drilling natural gas is...

 
 

Meet the Queen of Scuba

Tabitha Lipkin is only 24, but she already has a more colorful resume than most people twice her age. Lipkin, BJ ’12, Life Member, is a San Diego-based TV reporter...

 
 

Ransom Center Acquires Gabriel García Márquez Archive

In the 1950s, Gabriel García Márquez was a young journalist at the Bogotá newspaper El Espectador. He pulled long hours writing movie reviews, editorials,...

 
 

Appeals Court Declines to Hear Fisher Case

The latest news in the seemingly interminable lawsuit between Abigail Fisher and UT: The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals declined today to rehear the case. Fisher,...

 
 

GoPro Video Shows Parachuters Landing in DKR [Watch]

If you went to the game this weekend, you may have paused to spend a few moments staring upward at the Army parachuters who landed in the stadium. The members...

 
 

Built by Longhorns, Dallas’ Klyde Warren Park Wins Another Award

Over the past three years, a park built over a sunken highway in Dallas has become one of the biggest urban planning success stories in the country. Cities like...

 
 

Through the Unthinkable

The UT social workers who help the sickest children have one of the hardest jobs in the world. Toby is finally asleep. Three years old, with a surfer’s tousled...

 
 

Good Reads: November|December 2014

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe 100 Things Longhorns Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die By Jenna Hays McEachern, ’72, Life Member This book...

 
 
November|December 2014
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