Editor’s Letter

 

Editor’s Letter: Boots on the Ground

  When a global issue gets personal. It never felt like a war, not to me. From the confines of my life in Austin, what our deployed military personnel experienced...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Live and Learn

Keep discovering long after you leave the Forty Acres. In the summer of 2001, I arrived at the University of Texas for orientation certain about what I wanted to...

 
 

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...

 
 

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...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: All Fun, Some Games

Infusing some play into your reading experience. Like anything else, putting together a magazine can get rote, if you let it. Keeping up the creative energy issue...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: The Story Behind the Texas 10

Nominated by alumni, this list of inspiring teachers is unlike any other. Four years ago, the editors of this magazine wanted to celebrate excellent University...

 
 

One for the Wall

Best-case scenario, we make it until 2015 before the cover of this issue looks outdated. One of my favorite at-work distractions is browsing our wall of Alcalde...

 
 

Arctic Adventure

When it comes to finding the best stories about The University of Texas at Austin, the Alcalde will go to the ends of the earth. For this issue’s cover story,...

 
 

More Than Just Words on a Page

Your trusty Alcalde is exploring new frontiers for telling great UT stories. For much of my adult life I have endured endless doomsday prognostication about the...

 
 
March|April 2015
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