Sept | Oct 2012

 

Where Are the Eyes of Texas?

Like print media everywhere, UT’s beloved Daily Texan is struggling to stay afloat. Meanwhile, alternative sources of campus news are thriving—and giving students...

 
 

Tracing Bevo

Prior to 1493, there were no cattle in the Americas. In fact, cows weren’t introduced until Christopher Columbus’ second voyage across the Atlantic. Likely...

 
 

Hands-On Health

Imagine that chills, fever, and coughing wake you in the night. It’s impossible to schedule a doctor’s appointment that late, so you simply spit on a piece...

 
 

Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe Framed: America’s 51 Constitutions and the Crisis of Governance By Sanford Levinson In his latest book, Framed,...

 
 

Trending Now: Snarky Cards, Sparkly Bracelets, Scrumptious Eats

SomeEcards With its parodies of popular Hallmark sentiments, free online ecards site SomeEcards has captured the hearts—and funny bones—of UT students with...

 
 

Alumni Authors

The Bird Saviors by William J. Cobb, MA ’84 Cobb, who directs the creative writing MFA program at Penn State, has had bylines in some of the nation’s most elite...

 
 

Modern Lessons From an Ancient Bird

More than 120 million years ago, a feathered dinosaur called Microraptor roamed what is now northeastern China. Unlike any bird alive today, it had four wings—two...

 
 

LinkedWin

If you’re like most of us, you have a LinkedIn account and accept the occasional connection request—but not much else. Here’s how to really use the networking...

 
 

A High-Tech Low-Rise

In August, the College of Communication’s state-of-the-art Belo Center for New Media opened its doors after two and a half years of construction. The five-story,...

 
 

Horns Hoo-rah

When I met my first four-star general, a UT grad, I was shell-shocked. I expected a dull ceremony and a bureaucrat full of platitudes. But Gen. Bob Cone, MA ’87,...

 
 
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The New Dobie
Economic Forecast Discussion
Austin Marriage Project
 
 
 
 
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