March | April 2019

 

How the Texas Exes’ Founding Shaped the State’s History

It’s a story nearly as old as the state of Texas itself, dating back to when the university was just a 40-acre piece of land, and Old Main grandly stood upon...

 
 

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How Texas and Longhorns Are Tackling Maternal Mortality in Texas

At my first prenatal appointment, I was given a pink folder. On it were two dolphins jumping and the words: “Have the birth of your dreams.” To be clear, I...

 
 
 

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How UT Became Home to One of the Nation’s Largest Collections of Latin American Art

A new exhibition at the Blanton explores the intersection of Latin American art and language—and celebrates a field that The University of Texas helped bring to...

 
 

One UT Alumna’s Experience Reporting on the Trump White House

On Jan. 3, 2019, I was sitting in the cramped, close-quarters office I share with my colleagues at the ABC News booth located outside of the James S. Brady press...

 
 

Four New Books From the Longhorn Universe

Mercados By David Sterling Following the success of his James Beard Award-winning cookbook Yucatán, chef David Sterling returns with Mercados—a love letter to...

 
 

Our 2018 Outstanding Young Texas Exes on What’s Shaped Their Success

Michelle Carter, BS ’07, Life Member A three-time Olympic shot putter, Michelle Carter won a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics on her final throw of 20.63...

 
 

UT Professor’s New Book Explores the Economic Value of Slaves In American History

UT history professor Daina Ramey Berry has dedicated her professional life to filling in the gaps of American history. Growing up in an African-American family just...

 
 

Setting the Bar: Meet the 2019 President’s Leadership Awards

Every year, a few special students reveal themselves to possess a sense of passion and ambition that turns heads. Whether they’re mentoring peers, creating nonprofits,...

 
 

The Way Back: Our Waterloo

Travis, music, Lamar, Students, Waterloo, university, weird. These are all words we associate with Austin and they come together in these 1983 pictures of a certain...

 
 
 
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