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Powers Takes His Leave

After nine years as president, Bill Powers reflects on a long, productive, and sometimes rocky journey. On June 2, 2015, William C. Powers Jr. will step down as...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Boots on the Ground

  When a global issue gets personal. It never felt like a war, not to me. From the confines of my life in Austin, what our deployed military personnel experienced...

 
 

The Dean of Deans

A conversation with the dean who took UT’s College of Education to the top. In the 25 years Manuel Justiz has led the College of Education, the program has gone...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Live and Learn

Keep discovering long after you leave the Forty Acres. In the summer of 2001, I arrived at the University of Texas for orientation certain about what I wanted to...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Not Just for the Coffee Table

Whatever you do, do not place this issue of the Alcalde onto your coffee table and forget about it. You should really read it all the way through. I know that the...

 
 

Lenin, Lennon, and Comăneci

A journey down the Danube River In the early 1970s, in order to complete the Iron Gate Dams and harness the awesome power of the Danube River for hydroelectricity,...

 
 

UT’s Athletic Director on Paying Student-Athletes: ‘It Would Hurt the Wrong Folks’

Are student-athletes employees, and should they be paid? It’s a debate that’s still heating up: Northwestern University football players are attempting...

 
 

Report: McRaven a Candidate for UT Chancellor

Paul Burka over at Texas Monthly is reporting (although he doesn’t name his source or sources, and he doesn’t say how good the information is) that...

 
 

Cigarroa Relents: Powers to Keep Job Until 2015

With reporting by Rose Cahalan The standoff is over: Bill Powers gets to stay on as president of UT-Austin. In a surprise announcement at today’s meeting...

 
 

Powers Given Ultimatum: Resign or Be Fired

The president of the University of Texas at Austin got a rough start to Fourth of July weekend. On Wednesday, at a meeting down at the UT System offices, Bill Powers...

 
 
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