Nov | Dec 2014

 

Editor’s Letter: Not Just for the Coffee Table

Whatever you do, do not place this issue of the Alcalde onto your coffee table and forget about it. You should really read it all the way through. I know that the...

 
 

Up in the Air [Watch]

In our November|December feature on drones, “Up in the Air,” we lay out the complex landscape of risks, regulations, and potential brought by the rise...

 
 

Lego Land [Watch]

Drew Finkel, BA ’08, really loves UT. He also really loves Legos. So he spends hours meticulously designing and building precise models of landmarks like the...

 
 

Finding Freddie [Watch]

Directed by Angelo Pizzo (writer/producer of Rudy and Hoosiers), the upcoming movie My All American will tell the story of the 1969 championship-winning football...

 
 

Through the Unthinkable [Watch]

In our November|December feature “Through the Unthinkable,” we shared the stories of the UT social workers who help sick kids and their parents walk...

 
 

Of Squirrels and Men [Watch]

In his role as the program coordinator of UT’s Irrigation and Water Conservation division, Markus Hogue has reduced the university’s water consumption...

 
 

Ash Says Goodbye (For Now) to Longhorn Nation

On September 17, Texas quarterback David Ash made the decision to retire from football on the heels of yet another head injury that the junior suffered during the...

 
 

Through the Unthinkable

The UT social workers who help the sickest children have one of the hardest jobs in the world. Toby is finally asleep. Three years old, with a surfer’s tousled...

 
 

November|December Alumni Authors

Recently Published Brothers on the Run by Pat Lorraine Simons, BA ’64 Based on a crazy but true story, Brothers focuses on two German-Jewish teenagers—the titular...

 
 

Good Reads: November|December 2014

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe 100 Things Longhorns Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die By Jenna Hays McEachern, ’72, Life Member This book...

 
 
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