May | June 2016

 

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One More Shot

Jamaal Charles has it all—money, accolades, a loving family—but he’s still working on immortality. The mention of melted, yellow, non-denominational cheese...

 
 

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The 2016 Texas Ten

A great professor can profoundly shape your college experience—they enlighten, inspire, motivate, and challenge. It’s often in hindsight we realize which teachers...

 
 

The Way Back: Old Mane

Tucked away in a collection of Civil War miscellany at the Briscoe Center, this lock of hair was taken from Old Sorrel, the horse that Confederate general Stonewall...

 
 

May|June 2016 Alumni Authors

When God Calls, How Do You Answer? Becoming a Spiritual Entrepreneur by Robert Westheimer, BA ’69, Life Member The power of individual spirituality is explored...

 
 

Boomerang Days: Spring Breaking Bad

A Longhorn does college all over again. Spring Break! It’s a time to abandon all sense of responsibility, academic accountability, and make complete asses of...

 
 

Let’s Do Lunch

A donor and a scholar in conversation On a sunny day at Chuy’s in South Austin, two dear friends swapped stories about UT. In the short time since they met, Janelle...

 
 

Hello From the Dark Side

How one UT alumnus helped continue some of Einstein’s most ambitious work The morning David Reitze, PhD ’90, vindicated Albert Einstein’s last remaining prediction...

 
 

Island Hopping

  “There’s a reason people dream of vacationing in the Caribbean—it’s the perfect place to forget your troubles.” This January, the Flying Longhorns...

 
 

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Taking the Bite Out of Zika

We don’t know everything about the Zika virus—but we may know how to stop it. My wife is the mosquito magnet in our family. We have a running joke about how...

 
 

The Bullhorn: November 1981

We’ve dug deep into the Alcalde archives to bring you historical campus news. The events described below actually happened.* Center for Metric Conversion ignites...

 
 
 
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