Letters

 

Editor’s Letter: Not Just for the Coffee Table

Whatever you do, do not place this issue of the Alcalde onto your coffee table and forget about it. You should really read it all the way through. I know that the...

 
 

UT Nurses: Mandatory Quarantine for Health Professionals is Bad Policy

Karen Johnson and Terry Jones are assistant professors of nursing, and Alexandra Garcia is an associate professor of nursing at the University of Texas at Austin. Friday’s...

 
 

Finding the Next President

In June 2015, UT-Austin president Bill Powers will step down after nine years of leading the institution we care so much about. Already, the search for his replacement...

 
 

Talk Back: Responses to Our July|August 2014 Issue

The Man for the Job Our cover story and interactive feature on Charlie Strong inspired a lot of well wishes for the newly minted Longhorn coach. Diehard fans seem...

 
 

Hutchison: Charlie Strong Teaches Accountability

UT’s football coach demands high standards at a formative stage—and people are taking notice, writes Texas Exes president Kay Bailey Hutchison. This op-ed...

 
 

The Blown Opportunity

Only 20 percent of college students have a mentor. Brandon Busteed, an executive director at the polling group Gallup, says that needs to change. This column first...

 
 

What Scottish Independence Could Mean

George Christian is an adjunct professor of English at UT and an expert on British-Scotland relations. Today is a day that could make history and change how the...

 
 

Talk Back: Responses to our July | August Issue

At the Alcalde, we welcome all thoughts about our coverage of the university at comments@alumni.utexas.edu. Fracked Charles A. Goebel, BS ’80, Life Member,...

 
 

Turning the Page

With a succession plan in place for President Bill Powers, it’s time to think about the future. In July, UT-Austin president Bill Powers and UT System chancellor...

 
 

Why Filming the Police Matters

Mary Bock is an assistant professor at UT’s School of Journalism. She is a former journalist who is an expert in photojournalistic practice, journalism ethics,...

 
 
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