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President Obama to Speak at UT Civil Rights Summit in April

It seems safe to assume that the planners of the LBJ Library’s Civil Rights Summit are having a pretty good day: President Obama just accepted their invitation...

 
 

A Look Inside Harry Houdini’s Scrapbooks

The Longhorn historians over at Not Even Past have a nifty little post up this week on magician Harry Houdini’s scrapbooks, which were made available online...

 
 

Do Soulmates Exist? UT Grads Calculate the Odds [Watch]

Just as we were steeling ourselves to endure the annual onslaught of pink hearts, saccharine clichés, and Hallmark marketing known as Valentine’s Day, a...

 
 

Longhorns Raise $30,000 for Junior the Wendy’s Guy—Now What?

Last week, we brought you the news that Benjamin McPhaul, BA ’11, was raising money to help Ishmael “Junior” Mohammed Jr., the former cashier who earned...

 
 

UT’s Award-Winning Teacher Education Program Goes (Even More) National

The U.S. faces a shortage of 283,000 science and math teachers by 2015. Increasingly, educators are agreeing that one of the best ways to bridge that gap is a program...

 
 

Alum Starts Fundraiser to Help UT’s Legendary “Wendy’s Guy”

Update 2/12: Read our follow-up story on the Junior phenomenon here. For 14 years, Ishmael Mohammed Jr.—more commonly known as “Junior” or simply...

 
 

Dell Medical School Names Its First Dean: Clay Johnston

After 130 years, UT-Austin is finally getting its own medical school. And this morning it got a leader: inaugural dean Clay Johnston. “I am truly grateful...

 
 

Montgomery County Chapter Bleeds Burnt-Orange

The members of the Texas Exes Montgomery County Chapter are no fairweather fans. Whether the scoreboard is in our favor or not, these Conroe/The Woodlands-area...

 
 

January|February Alumni Authors

Shooting Arrows & Slinging Mud: Custer, the Press, and Little Bighorn By James E. Mueller, PhD ’98 A journalism professor at the University of North Texas,...

 
 

New York Chapter Helps Dogs Find Homes for the Holidays

Some 8 million homeless pets end up in animal shelters across the U.S. each year. Of those, 3.7 million are euthanized (according to American Human Association estimates)....

 
 
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