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Class of 2017

Breaking the cycle. Thriving in tragedy. Shifting paradigms. Changing the world. This is the University of Texas at Austin’s Class of 2017.



Not For Sale: Human Trafficking in Texas

On the second floor of the Refugee Services of Texas building, just off I-35 in Northeast Austin, a group of women chat and laugh as they craft handmade dolls. Dressed...



The 2017 Texas Ten

From lengthy, heartwarming diatribes about life-changing lectures to all-caps declarations of a professor’s awesomeness, each year, the Texas 10 nominations elicit...



The Natural

Eighteen years after begging her father not to run for president, Today correspondent Jenna Bush Hager is loving life in the spotlight. The streets of New York...



An Iconic Texas Artist Makes His Giant Mark on the World

Bob Wade says there are three main components to his working life: blood, sweat, and beer. And sun-drenched and parched on a concrete slab outside a South Austin...



War Time

On March 1, 1917, as World War I entered its third grueling year, news of the Zimmerman Telegram broke across America. It caused a national sensation, revealing...



Generations of Longhorn Roommates Become Lifelong Friends

When I first stepped foot into my 75-year-old dorm room my freshman year of college, I realized I’d been misled. It was the fall of 2012 and the little space on...



Shaky Ground

As oil and gas production has boomed again in Texas and Oklahoma, earthquakes have become a startling byproduct. Gordon Laird was standing at the foot of the bed....



Six Longhorns Leading the Texas Booze Boom

As Texas becomes a haven for brewers, winemakers, and distillers, these six Longhorn brands are leading the way.



Face to Face

A photography series by artist Ann Hamilton takes a look at the lives touched by Central Texas’ health care system.

September | October 2018
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Changing Your World