March | April 2012

 
On Honest Friendship

On Honest Friendship

We’re all fans here, so let’s be frank: at The University of Texas, there is an awful lot to cheer about. World-changing research. Dynamic professors. Brainy...

 
 

Light Heavy Sculptures

When Jade Walker, director of UT’s Visual Arts Center, stepped into Diana Al-Hadid‘s New York City studio a year ago, she knew she had to make Al-Hadid...

 
 
Good Reads: New Books of Interest for the Longhorn Universe

Good Reads: New Books of Interest for the Longhorn Universe

Frank Lloyd Wright, Art Collector: Secessionist Prints From the Turn of the Century By Anthony Alofsin Despite having his Austin home, which he designed himself,...

 
 
Trends: The Hunger Games, Uneven Hems, and Popular Apps

Trends: The Hunger Games, Uneven Hems, and Popular Apps

Hoot.Me Facebook as a study tool? Yes, now that three UT students have created Hoot.Me, a handy Facebook app that allows students to collaborate on school assignments—without...

 
 

Dining Right

UT Researcher Creates Mindful Eating Program Decadent pastas, warm bread baskets, gourmet desserts: eating out has always been every dieter’s enemy—but not...

 
 

Super-Frequent Flier: Wild Travel Stories from Nancy Payne

A former director of special services at the UT System—where her duties included planning the parties—Nancy Payne, BS ’58, Life Member, has had lots of fun...

 
 
Gym of Dreams

Gym of Dreams

From decades of sweaty sports—with no AC—to today’s resort-like outdoor pools, and from hellish registration lines to swinging jazz shows, Gregory Gym has...

 
 

Pay Raises and Problematic Coworkers

Texas Exes Vice President of Administration Kim Borron takes questions on navigating your workplace. If one of my coworkers is especially difficult to work with,...

 
 
Cloud Computing: Lose the Hard Drive

Cloud Computing: Lose the Hard Drive

Lose the hard drives and disks. Cloud computing is the future,and UT is there. Free-associate the word “cloud.” Rain, snow, electrons, and even one’s judgment...

 
 
Getting Personal With Our March|April Cover Model

Getting Personal With Our March|April Cover Model

“Tyson here.” The voice at the other end of the phone was chipper and bright—even musical. It was a voice I’d heard dozens of times in YouTube...

 
 
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