July | August 2012

 

Mom On A Mission

Scarlett Smith shines at three full-time jobs: she’s a student, an education advocate, and a mom. With help from a Texas Exes scholarship, this future teacher...

 
 

Consider Class-Based Admissions

For five decades now, higher education leaders have been talking up the value of diversity. Students from different backgrounds challenge each other’s ideas,...

 
 

Why Italians Are the Texans of Europe

We have loads in common, with one exception: a certain hand sign. The Flying Longhorns travel program tours hundreds of countries on all seven continents (yes, even...

 
 

Good Reads: New Books of Interest for the Longhorn Universe

Patients of the State: The Politics of Waiting in Argentina By Javier Auyero From the checkout line at the grocery store to the DMV, we hate to be kept waiting,...

 
 

Popping the Question—in Stone [Watch]

More than 14,000 tiles pave the Alumni Center courtyard. Most are engraved with names and graduation dates. But for Tim Go, BS ’89, and Janice Shen Go, BBA ’88,...

 
 

Alive, Vigilant, Vital

Texas Exes Stand Up for a University of the First Class For 127 years, Texas Exes have served as champions of The University of Texas. On occasion, we have reminded...

 
 

A Hit, A Miss, And A Swing

In May, the UT System Board of Regents made multiple decisions that will have a dramatic impact on the Forty Acres. What they got right, where they went wrong, and...

 
 

Door Detective [Watch]

Everyone knows how frustrating having to read bad handwriting can be. But imagine if your job depended on it. During her internship at UT’s Harry Ransom Center,...

 
 

Going Green: The $5 Impact

Austin may be one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the country, but UT hasn’t always lived up to the hype. UT opened its Office of Sustainability...

 
 

Negotiate Now: Tips for Women

How can women be stellar negotiators? McCombs professor Emily Amanatullah says to turn inherent sexism to your advantage. She talked strategy with Texas Exes career...

 
 
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