Letters

 

The Big Picture: School’s in Session

Between the 84th Legislature and the 85th, legislators will study issues that relate to the University of Texas—and so should you. In Texas, the legislature convenes...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Cancer Boys

When two survivors met a man working to eradicate the disease, the result was magic. I love a good story, and I cherish an arresting photograph. Every year, some...

 
 

The Big Picture: The Rankings That Matter

We all want the Longhorns in the top 25, but there are other numbers that matter. Count me among the legion of fans who love the Texas Longhorns and who look forward...

 
 

What We Can Learn From Missouri

Daron Roberts is the founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a former NFL coach and teaches...

 
 

The Big Picture: Dos Gregs

Our governor and university president are both finding new frontiers with our Southern neighbor. In September, I had the privilege of attending a reception for...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Lights, Camera, McRaven

The behind-the-scenes story of how UT’s chancellor became a reluctant YouTube star. William McRaven, BJ ’79, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, was still an...

 
 

Fishing for Stories

Fly fishing and finding topics for magazine articles have more in common than might be immediately apparent to the uninitiated. Both involve searching the best...

 
 

The Big Picture: Pursuing the Very Best

The Forty Acres Scholars Program aims to attract top students by connecting them with alumni. In 1899, just 14 years after 32 University of Texas alumni founded the...

 
 

Why Federal Support is Critical for Basic Research

Kitty L. Milliken, MA ’77, PhD ’85, is a senior research scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology in the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of...

 
 

The Big Picture: Preparing for What’s Next

The Association is looking ahead to what future Exes will need and want. On May 22, dangerous thunderstorms forced the University of Texas to do something it...

 
 
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