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Secretary of State Tillerson Stops by UT Ahead of Latin America Tour

On the morning of Jan. 29, the UT community received an unexpected email blast. The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, BS ’75, Distinguished Alumnus, would...

 
 

UT Astronomer Discovers New Planet in Our Rival Solar System

Kepler-90i might not have piqued anyone’s attention had it been discovered under different circumstances. The rocky, super-earth-sized exoplanet is about 2,545...

 
 

Jan|Feb Alumni Authors

The Throne of Caesar by Steven Saylor, BA ’78 Days after the slaying of Julius Caesar on the Ides of March, the poet Helvius Cinna is mistakenly assassinated...

 
 

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...

 
 
 
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