July | August 2016

 

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The Big One

An asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago. Now geologists are drilling into the crater left behind to learn how it happened—and what it means for...

 
 

July|August 2016 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Relentless: The Stories Behind the Photographs by Neil Leifer, with Diane K. Shah Anytime there was a major athletic...

 
 

July|August 2016 Alumni Authors

On Cedar Hill by Emil Kresl, MPAff ’16, MSCRP ’16 In On Cedar Hill, things are not always as they appear. Through a series of vignettes, Kresl intertwines the...

 
 

Oh, Snap

A new exhibition at the Ransom Center explores photographer Elliott Erwitt’s sparkling sense of humor. “Elliott Erwitt likes children and dogs,” reads the...

 
 

Circle of Life

This March, the Flying Longhorns jetted to Southern Africa to explore its rich history, culture, and nature. They visited Nelson Mandela’s prison cell, traveled...

 
 

The Big Idea: Mapquest

Science researchers typically work on tiny slivers of big problems—but their vision often goes well beyond any single project they’re currently tackling. We...

 
 

Free Omid

Five years ago, a UT student was imprisoned in Iran. He’s still there. In a photo taken in the fall of 2010, Omid Kokabee stands on a bridge over Austin’s...

 
 

Crash Course

Five days in New York with UT visiting professor Iris Apfel and the students she calls her “little chickens.” Not every classroom is created equal. Most are...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: 50 Years Later

Remembering those lost on UT’s darkest day On Aug. 1, 1966, a troubled young University of Texas student committed one of the most horrific acts of public violence...

 
 

The Way Back: In Formation

Unlocking the vault of UT history Russell Lee was one of the 20th century’s most important photographers. Trained as a chemical engineer, he spent the 1920s struggling...

 
 
 
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