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The Seeker

Post-NFL, Ricky Williams has been everything  from TV host to spiritual healer. Can the record-setting running back ever stand still? John Bianco has a favorite...

 
 

Dallas 1963

In 1963, Dallas was simmering with characters who were against the Kennedy presidency. In a new book coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the assassination, two...

 
 

The Miracle of Flight

Decades ago, one huge discovery by a UT graduate student changed the field of paleontology forever. The Great Hall of UT’s Texas Memorial Museum is a towering...

 
 

Staring Down Cancer, Two Longhorn Fans Forge Unlikely Friendship

Sometimes a little burnt orange can bring people together in surprising ways. In the cancer unit of a hospital 1,500 miles from Austin, a 21-year-old UT student...

 
 

Changing the World, One Constitution at a Time

When America’s Founding Fathers drafted the world’s first constitution, they set a radical precedent. Since then, constitutions have been written, rewritten,...

 
 

Sharing Goodwill: The Tyres Dickson Story

Football was Tyres Dickson’s ticket to success, until a drunk driver changed everything. Now, 15 years later, Dickson has found a new calling—with a little help...

 
 

Queen of the Court

You may not know the name Bailey Webster, but you will. Meet the Longhorn at the helm of UT’s championship-winning volleyball team. As confetti rained down from...

 
 

My Life in the Stacks: For Your Reference

Award-winning writers in Texas have a secret weapon. The array of unexpected delights gathered within UT’s library system shouldn’t have come as a surprise...

 
 

My Life in the Stacks

One insatiable writer plumbs the depths of UT’s library system. I like to say that the universe gave me the two gifts essential to becoming a writer: a bad childhood...

 
 

And You May Ask Yourself … How Did I Get Here?

Abraham Burickson’s Odyssey Works creates daylong immersive performances for an audience of one. One morning last summer, Carl Collins, a 32-year-old information...

 
 
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