Alcalde Podcast

 

Telling the Stories of the Whitman Shooting [Podcast]

On a hot August day in 1966, Charles Whitman carried a footlocker full of guns and ammunition to the top of the UT Tower and started firing. The incident changed...

 
 

UT’s First Med School Dean Talks About His Vision [Podcast]

The Dell Medical School’s inaugural dean, Clay Johnston, tells us about his vision for the school—and the larger Austin community. Dr. S. Claiborne “Clay”...

 
 

Michener Center Director on the Famous Writers He’s Known [Podcast]

The latest novel from the director of UT’s acclaimed creative writing MFA program draws inspiration from James Michener himself—Whoopi Goldberg, too. James...

 
 

Geoffrey Tumlin on Better Communication for a Better Life [Podcast]

Communications guru Geoffrey Tumlin explains how people can improve their daily lives through better communication—and his advice might surprise you. Geoffrey...

 
 

Sweet Dreams

Once upon a time, in a magical land called Vermont, a talented Texas Ex and her charming husband dreamed up a smart new storytelling platform for children with picky...

 
 

It’s Not (Just) About the Classroom

With all that’s changing in higher ed, Gage Paine is on a quest to make sure that the experience outside the classroom doesn’t get lost. The place to see Gage...

 
 

Building the Texas Bookshelf with Stephen Harrigan [Podcast]

Author Stephen Harrigan, BA ’70, is poised to pen the first installment of the Texas Bookshelf, an ambitious project from UT Press that aims to publish...

 
 

UT’s Next Provost Embraces Innovation [Podcast]

Gregory Fenves says he came to Austin to help UT become the best public university in America. Now, as he prepares to assume the University’s top academic...

 
 

Lawn Mower Racing Revealed [Podcast]

Yes, it’s real. And yes, it’s competitive. Inspired by Jennifer Boomer’s photo essay in the July | August 2013 issue, we asked the “Sodfather”...

 
 

Big Man on Campus [Podcast]

History senior Horacio Villarreal is UT’s 2013-14 student-body president. What does he hope to achieve in the role once abolished by its own constituents, and...

 
 
September|October 2014 Cover
The Man for the Job
The New Dobie
Economic Forecast Discussion
Red River Showdown 5K
Austin Marriage Project
 
 
 
 
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