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Statesman Names Three Frontrunners for UT President

If the Austin American-Statesman’s anonymous sources are correct, there are three frontrunners for the job of UT-Austin president: Greg Fenves, Andrew Hamilton,...


UT’s New Library Director Wants to Make Information More Free

With more than 10 million books and other holdings, the UT-Austin library system is one of the largest in the country. A mind-boggling 2.5 million people use UT...


Longhorns and Aggies Unite at the Capitol

Can’t see this slideshow? Click here. Orange and maroon aren’t colors you usually see side by side, but they mingled beautifully at the Texas Capitol on...


Abbott Proposes Diverting Tech Money to Universities

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, BBA ’81, Life Member, is looking to replace a tech startup fund with one that would support university recruitment. On Thursday,...


The Alcalde Crossword [July | August 2014 Solution]

Click here to see the solution to the July | August 2014 Alcalde crossword.


Meet the 9-Year-Old Who’s Made His Bed Every Day Since Watching the McRaven Speech

Last spring, Chris Fitzpatrick was listening to the radio in her car when she caught a snippet of audio about a popular commencement speech at UT-Austin. Although...


Ricky Williams on Life After Football

Ricky Williams has never been afraid to reinvent himself. He walked away from the NFL in 2004, to the shock and ire of fans, the media, and, he says, virtually...


On His First Day as Chancellor, McRaven Takes to Twitter

  In his 37-year military career, Admiral William McRaven went on top-secret missions as a Navy SEAL, rose to the rank of four-star admiral, commanded the...


The Dogs of War

A UT professor’s new documentary examines the bond between military working dogs and their handlers. Sergeant Marcin Radwin is on patrol in Zabul, Afghanistan....


The Climb

A student hikes Kilimanjaro twice. The first time Alex D’Jamoos climbed Kilimanjaro, he crawled for up to 12 hours at a time. The skin on his hands shredded and...

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