Guest Columns

 

Looking for a Tax Refund? So Are Identity Thieves

The April 15 tax deadline is almost here, and with that comes the perfect time for identity thieves to steal your information and your tax return. UT cybersecurity...

 
 

Paine: Higher Ed Is About More Than Information Delivery

This piece originally ran in the Austin American Statesman on Jan. 11, 2014. Let me start by admitting my bias. I have been a university administrator for more...

 
 

A Most Poignant Farewell

This article originally appeared in The Monitor. This is the season of high emotion for parents of college-bound kids. It’s a joyous moment in which we are filled...

 
 

Guest Column: Colleges Should Use Race in Admissions

This column first appeared in the Texas Tribune. The U.S. Supreme Court is preparing to hear Fisher v. The University of Texas at Austin, in which the University...

 
 

Guest Column: Race Has No Place In College Admissions

This column first appeared in the Texas Tribune. The issue presented by Fisher v. University of Texas is whether a state university should give preference to some...

 
 

A Medical School Could Change the Game

Institutions, like people, have defining moments. These are times when a decision reverberates in ways that only become clear decades later. The University of Texas...

 
 

Alive, Vigilant, Vital

Texas Exes Stand Up for a University of the First Class For 127 years, Texas Exes have served as champions of The University of Texas. On occasion, we have reminded...

 
 

How UT Professors Are Like Chefs

An answer to the citizens of Texas, who pay my salary and lend me their children to educate “What do you do?” I am asked this question frequently, and often...

 
 

What Starts Here Changes Texas

Sure, UT is good for the world, but first and foremost, it’s good for the state. We’ve all heard and internalized Walter Cronkite’s now-famous tagline...

 
 

Keeping Ahead of the Curve

Of all the public policy issues our state faces, none affects more of us than education. From pre-K to PhD, how good our education system is will determine how bright...

 
 
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