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The Things They Carried

Inside the Texas Archaeological Research Laboratory. On a day 4,000 years ago, a man living in what is now Southwest Texas’ Val Verde County set out on a hunting...

 
 

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...

 
 

Notes From the Underground

UT’s Speleological Society seeks dusty, dark, claustrophobic adventures. Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this article incorrectly stated that there...

 
 

January|February Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Texas on the Table: People, Places, and Recipes Celebrating the Lone Star State By Terry Thompson-Anderson; Photos...

 
 

Texas Tea Leaves: Reading Governor-Elect Abbott on Higher Ed

On Jan. 20, Greg Abbott will take office as the Governor of Texas. Here’s what he’s said so far—and what others have said—about his agenda for higher...

 
 

Confodite Cornua!

How would the Romans have said “Hook ’em Horns”? Among the many talents of Ward Farnsworth, dean of UT’s School of Law, is a prodigious knowledge of Latin....

 
 

Trending Now: Yik Yak, Monograms, and Dressed-Up Churros

Yik Yak For an unfiltered look into life on the Forty Acres, download Yik Yak, a proximity-based, fully anonymous message board where pretty much anything goes....

 
 

Wandering in Wonderland

Get curiouser and curiouser with the Harry Ransom Center’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, a new exhibition celebrating 150 years of Lewis Carroll’s literary...

 
 

Irregular Session

The 84th Texas Legislature is poised to begin another round of doing the people’s business, but will they give higher education the attention it requires before...

 
 

Food of the Future

From eating crickets to farming with fish, UT’s Food Lab is rewarding food innovators. There are 7 billion of us on the planet, a number the United Nations...

 
 
January|February 2015
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