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Madeleine Albright Marks Opening of “Read My Pins” at the LBJ Library

On Oct. 26, Madeleine Albright clasped a commemorative pin on the left shoulder of her jacket. She was in Texas, so her pin featured a lone star, a Stetson cavalry...

 
 

New Briscoe Center Photography Exhibit Captures Civil Rights Movement

There’s no one way to approach Struggle for Justice: Four Decades of Civil Rights Photography, the newest exhibit out of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American...

 
 

Sara Martinez Tucker on Becoming New Chairman of the Board of Regents

After a long career in the corporate, not-for-profit, and political worlds, Sara Martinez Tucker, BJ ’76, MBA ’79, Life Member, and Distinguished Alumna, is...

 
 

Q&A With Tracy LaQuey Parker, Newest Member of the Internet Hall of Fame

As an early adopter and advocate of the internet, Tracy LaQuey Parker, BA ’86, Life Member, authored two best-selling guides to the web as it was just getting...

 
 

UT Researchers Study Role of Social Media in Aiding Hurricane Harvey Victims

When Hurricane Harvey made landfall near the end of August, it relentlessly pummeled the Gulf Coast as it stalled over the southern flank of the state. With Houston...

 
 

Nov|Dec Alumni Authors

Toxic Apps: A Guide for Parents by Barry Crutchfield, BA ’90, Life Member App developer Crutchfield has produced a handy manual for parents to navigate a world...

 
 

CIA Director Pompeo Speaks at UT National Security Forum

In the early morning of Oct. 13, students, faculty, service members, and many others took their seats in the ballroom of the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, waiting...

 
 

Former Vice President Joe Biden Speaks at LBJ Library

On Tuesday at 6 p.m., a full house eagerly awaited the arrival of Joe Biden, the 47th vice president of the United States. But about 20 minutes later, Larry Temple,...

 
 

UT Receives Record-Setting Grant from DOD For Applied Research Lab

The United States Navy has selected the Applied Research Laboratories at UT Austin (ARL:UT) to receive a record-setting grant of $1.1 billion to conduct national...

 
 

Former CIA Director and Alumnus John Brennan Joins UT as Distinguished Scholar

In the nearly four decades since he left the Forty Acres, John Brennan, MA ’80, has been a clandestine intelligence analyst, architect of U.S. counterterrorism...

 
 
 
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