May | June 2017

 

May|June 2017 Alumni Authors

Supranational Union & New Medievalism by Lance Kennedy, BA ’09, Life Member Kennedy studies the Scottish National Party’s growth in prominence since the...

 
 

May|June 2017 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe   Rewrite Man: The Life and Career of Screenwriter Warren Skaaren by Alison Macor, MA ’91, PhD ’00 Rewrite...

 
 

The Way Back: Garnering Gavels

Unlocking the vault of UT history Among UT’s vast collection of artifacts are 160 gavels that once belonged to John Nance Garner. In 1931, as Speaker of the...

 
 

The Sage

David Courtney, BA ’93, on being The Texanist Since 1973, Texas Monthly has been an authority on all things Texan. But in 2007, the magazine went one step further...

 
 

Cuba Libre

Four UT scholars get a dose of cultural immersion in Havana When a group of four Forty Acres Scholars boarded their plane from Havana, Cuba back to Florida earlier...

 
 

Boomerang Days: Dancehall Days

A Longhorn does college all over again. I’m not a strong dancer. I’m more likely to catch a rare disease than the groove. Watching me on the dance floor is...

 
 

Sweet Success

Almost 20 years in, Tiff’s Treats is taking cookie delivery nationwide. If you’ve ever had the monotony of a boring workday broken by an assorted box of still-warm...

 
 

Cold Shoulder

More than 50 years after the Cold War began, the Jack S. Blanton Sr. Chair in History H.W. Brands discusses why Russian-American relations are still at odds today....

 
 

Out of the Vault

Some of UT’s rarest and most valuable artifacts are unearthed in a new exhibit.   Fan made of feathers and tortoise shell belonging to Zelda Fitzgerald, ca....

 
 

The Art of Teaching

UTeach has been preparing America’s teachers for 20 years. Wander along the fourth floor of T.S. Painter Hall and you’re likely to encounter goggle-clad co-eds...

 
 
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