May|June 2012

 

Publish or Perish

Is the story of print books and bookstores in its last chapter? As CEO of Barnes & Noble, William Lynch is the country’s single most pivotal person at...

 
 

Texas’ Talking Heads

As the election cycle heats up, prominent UT grads take to the airwaves to offer sane perspectives from all points on the spectrum. Five Longhorns-turned-TV-stars...

 
 

Band of Brothers

Clark Plost was ready to give up on UT. Then he found a family—and a scholarship—through the Texas Wranglers. As told to Rose Cahalan My freshman year at UT...

 
 

So Fun, It’s Practically Not Legal

Since time immemorial, law school has entailed marathon study sessions, intimidating professors, and social-life shut-downs. Not anymore—at UT’s School of Law,...

 
 

Mopping Up the Spill

Drive about 250 miles south of The University of Texas at Austin and turn down a dusty road on the edge of Port Aransas (population: 3,370) to a cul-de-sac of sand-colored...

 
 

Four Under 40: 2012′s Outstanding Young Texas Exes

How do you measure success? Some people look to bank account ledgers; others hope to carry on a legacy through their children. This year’s Outstanding Young Texas...

 
 

Area Humor Publication Is World’s Greatest

Er, something like that. How the scrappy Texas Travesty—now in its 15th year—takes the edge off campus life, rivals the Harvard Lampoon, and lands its alumni...

 
 

The “D” Word: Drought

If and when drought worsens again, what will Texas do? From new river-flow models to better native-grass mixes, UT scientists, engineers, and alumni are on the front...

 
 

Calm in a Crisis

Across the country, college students’ are needing more and more mental help. In 2010, the Forty Acres witnessed a horrifying breakdown. How UT’s Counseling and...

 
 

A Guide to the Deficit Aviary

UT professor James Galbraith is drawing attention for his unconventional position on the U.S. deficit. Galbraith and his fellow “deficit owls” stand...

 
 
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