Jan | Feb 2014

 

Michener Center Director on the Famous Writers He’s Known [Podcast]

The latest novel from the director of UT’s acclaimed creative writing MFA program draws inspiration from James Michener himself—Whoopi Goldberg, too. James...

 
 

The Witnesses

One UT professor’s mission to photograph some of the last living survivors of the Holocaust has become a race against time. Above: While Andula Lorencova’s...

 
 

January|February Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Smart Change: Five Tools to Create New and Sustainable Habits in Yourself and Others By Art Markman UT psychology...

 
 

January|February Alumni Authors

Shooting Arrows & Slinging Mud: Custer, the Press, and Little Bighorn By James E. Mueller, PhD ’98 A journalism professor at the University of North Texas,...

 
 

Meet UT’s Robots [Watch]

  In our January|February 2014 issue, we introduced you to five robots that are taking shape on the Forty Acres. Some play soccer; others handle weapons or...

 
 

Quirky Club: Hide & Seek

Child’s play gets real. “Everything in white is fair game,” Jonathan Jaster, a UT student, tells me as he gestures to the South and Main malls on...

 
 

First Person: The 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Awards

In November, six luminaries received UT’s highest honor for alumni: the Distinguished Alumnus Award. After donning the customary burnt-orange blazer, the recipients...

 
 

The Way Back: Pushball

The freshman-sophomore rivalry at UT back in the teens and ’20s was no laughing matter. Those boys meant business, and the unusual sport of pushball was how they...

 
 

Operation Diplomacy

With the military carrying out much of U.S. foreign policy, two UT scholars look at the vanishing role of the American diplomat. As American forces withdraw...

 
 

One for the Wall

Best-case scenario, we make it until 2015 before the cover of this issue looks outdated. One of my favorite at-work distractions is browsing our wall of Alcalde...

 
 
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