40 Acres

 

Back to School: How to Win at Life

“New seat, new human,” humanities lecturer Daron Roberts repeats over and over, almost like a mantra, as nearly 100 students shuffle into his 9:30 a.m....

 
 

Walking Through Music History at the Briscoe Center’s Latest Exhibit

From now through December, guests who walk into the exhibition area at the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History are greeted by the iconic voice of Elvis...

 
 

UT Alumnus Stephen Harrigan’s New Book Takes Readers Deep into the Heart of Texas

Since he was 5 years old, Stephen Harrigan, BA ’70, has called Texas home. Through personal experience and years of research, Harrigan has produced many chronicles...

 
 

UT Gets Its Hall of Fame

UT Vice President and Athletics Director Chris Del Conte likes to tell a story about his first week on the Forty Acres. As he tells it, when he first stepped on...

 
 

Comparing the 1969 Texas Football Team to Today’s

A by-the-numbers comparison of this year’s Longhorns and the storied team of 50 years ago. Some years are just important. In American history, a few obvious examples...

 
 

Making the UT Ring a Longhorn Tradition

On an exceptionally bright Friday afternoon this past April, nearly 1,500 students and their loved ones stood eagerly before the UT Tower, teeming with excitement...

 
 

Meet the Longhorn Serving as Chairman of the UT System’s Board of Regents

  After graduating from high school in Tyler, Texas, Kevin P. Eltife wanted to stay close to home, so he enrolled at Southern Methodist University. But, as...

 
 

This Longhorn has Visited Nearly 15,000 Starbucks Around the World

Winter never cared much for coffee. In college, he wasn’t like his other classmates, hopped up on caffeine just to get through the day. When the then-fledgling...

 
 

How a Recent UT Grad Became an Ambassador for Bumble on Campus

Like many of us lucky enough to attend college, my time in school was spent attending class, working a part-time retail job, studying abroad, and spending hours...

 
 

Back to School: Learning How We Talk About Gender

This past spring, I donned my pink backpack festooned with enamel pins and began my cross-campus trek from the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center to the CMB—a walk so...

 
 
 
Nov | Dec 2019
300×250 Banner ad stack position
LifeSpan
Intracorp
 
 
 
Menu