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Portrait of the Artist

For two UT professors who moonlight as visual artists, their craft is both an escape from and a reflection on their day jobs. Michael Adams is a man of many hats....

 
 

Borges in Texas

The forgotten story of a literary giant who walked the Forty Acres. A man walks into an enormous auditorium—seats filled, people crowding at the back. Blind,...

 
 

A Different Kind of Adult Bookstore

A quirky bookstore is bringing new life to Austin’s poetry scene. Not long after Malvern Books opened a year ago, an elderly gentleman stuck his head in the door,...

 
 

Three to Watch: Africa’s Best Young Entrepreneurs Come to UT

Self-possessed, extremely articulate, and unfailingly positive even as they describe serious obstacles, Milton Dumbuya, Florence Kamaitha, and Lombola Lombola are...

 
 

The Family That Walks on All Fours: Setting the Record Straight

In 2006, the BBC released a documentary about five members of a Turkish family who walk on all fours. Turkish neuroscientist Uner Tan, who discovered the family,...

 
 

From Robots to Summer Blockbusters, Alumni College Amuses and Inspires

When the spring semester wrapped up early this May, the rush of relief through the student body was palpable—the same rush that always accompanies the easing...

 
 

To Have and to Hold: A Longhorn Shows Cancer What Love Means

For better or worse, for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health: Millions of couples have spoken those vows. For Jessica Sink-Wilkes, ’11, and her husband...

 
 
 
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