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Exploring Space Is Still Worth the Cost, Says UT Expert

Sunday, July 20, will mark 45 years since the United States put the first two astronauts safely on the moon. The cost for the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs...

 
 

Talk Back: Responses to Our May|June 2014 Issue

View From the Top A few Longhorns were in awe of astronaut/inventor/athlete/quilter/social-media guru/mom Karen Nyberg after reading our cover story. N.J. Gaunt,...

 
 

Taking Texas to the Top

The time has come for us to recommit to making UT the best public university in the country. “And why do I love The University? Many reasons must finally be...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: A Case for Nuance

A celebration of thoughtful reply. Of all an editor’s responsibilities, among the most thrilling and bedevilling is responding to reader comments. In my tenure...

 
 

We’re Golden: Alcalde Wins National Award

Drumroll, please. We have some news to brag about … Last week I got an email from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, the governing...

 
 

Setting the Record Straight: Charles Matthews on the Regent Controversy

This article originally appeared in the Dallas Morning News. There are those of us who welcome a respite in the proliferation of negative political ads now that...

 
 

The Art of the Apology: How Donald Sterling Got It Wrong

UT professor and public relations expert David Junker weighs in on the Donald Sterling fiasco and our country’s public-apology culture. Both lay and expert...

 
 

A Certain Breed of Fascism: Jeremi Suri on Putin

Effective policy-making begins by accurately assessing adversaries. Americans have a tendency to assume that their opponents are either pathetic pipsqueaks, ranting...

 
 

Find Your Way Home

Every May, the University of Texas at Austin celebrates the graduation of thousands of students with a party that has few equals. The Tower lights up that beautiful...

 
 

Talk Back: Responses to Our March|April 2014 Issue

The Texas 10 Our annual alumni-nominated roundup of 10 teachers who change lives prompted dozens of comments, with many readers cheering for their favorites. “So...

 
 
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