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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,...

 
 

Robin Williams’ Death: It’s Time to Unmask “Masked” Depression

“The guy who laughs the loudest is likely the most depressed.” That sentence, shared with me by a close friend, is ringing all too true after Robin Williams’...

 
 

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...

 
 
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