Nov | Dec 2016

 

Shot Diva

Shot putter Michelle Carter is at the top of her game. When Michelle Carter stepped into the throwing circle for her final heave at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the podium...

 
 

Firestarter

Meet the UT chemist who gets kids excited about science by blowing stuff up. Whether she’s blowing up hydrogen balloons in college classrooms or playing the role...

 
 

The Way Back: Rocket Sam

Unlocking the vault of UT history Before Yuri Gagarin and Neil Armstrong bookended the space race, there was Sam, a 7-pound rhesus monkey who blasted off in 1959....

 
 

November|December 2016 Alumni Authors

The Essential New York Times Book of Cocktails by Steve Reddicliffe, MA ’10 Steve Reddicliffe, author of The New York Times column “A Quiet Drink,” invites...

 
 

Boomerang Days: Nightcrawler

A Longhorn does college all over again. My favorite hours as a Longhorn were spent between midnight and dawn—those deep, dark hours when all good people are tucked...

 
 

Prime Time

Each year we celebrate a new group of Outstanding Young Texas Ex Award recipients with—what else?—a party. Transformed into a hip lounge featuring white sofas...

 
 

The Sixth Man

Keeping an eye on the ball with UT’s unorthodox head basketball coach Madmen “You are the madman. The madman cuts the court in half. This is all predicated...

 
 

Beware the Bucket List

Forget “25 Places to See Before You Die.” The real rewards of travel cannot be Instagrammed. I am at a cocktail party. I may also be losing my mind. One woman,...

 
 

A Beautiful Mind

Emma Scribner’s brain isn’t quite like anyone else’s—and that’s just the way she likes it. It’s so cool how we can see colors in music,” a young Emma...

 
 

November|December 2016 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People by David Todd and Jonathan Ogren, BA ’96, MA ’08 Cartographer and...

 
 
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