Sept | Oct 2016

 

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Celebrating 100 Years of Bevo—And Getting to Know the Newest Steer to Hold the Title

The biggest and most beloved mascot in college sports is, at present, napping under a grove of shady oak trees. An 18-month-old longhorn steer with a tawny orange...

 
 

Book From the Sky

A new exhibit at the Blanton Museum of Art helps correct the paucity of contemporary Chinese art in Texas. More than 25 years ago in Beijing, a group of people...

 
 

The Way Back: Texas Campeón

Unlocking the vault of UT history. Texas football lost the 1972 Cotton Bowl to Penn State in Dallas. But within two days, the Longhorn Band was on to its next...

 
 

September|October 2016 Alumni Authors

Into Africa: A Transnational History of Catholic Medical Missions and Social Change by Barbra Mann Wall, BSN ’71, Life Member Wall combines her background in nursing...

 
 

Code with Courage

An alum is working to bring sexual-assault reporting into the 21st century. “Just to be blunt, it didn’t happen to me,” Kelsey Gilmore-Innis, BA ’10,...

 
 

From Mexico to the West Bank

Ale Flores had never been overseas, so naturally, she chose to study abroad in the West Bank. When authorities know you’re not just sightseeing in the West Bank,...

 
 

Boomerang Days: Radio Head

A Longhorn does college all over again. In my early years at UT I found a community of underground music rascals, pioneers of the Austin airwaves, and communicators...

 
 

Sound Cloud

Finding the perfect soundtrack to Western Europe As I got ready for my flight to Brussels in late April, mere weeks after its airport’s reopening in the wake...

 
 

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Strange Bedfellows

The Big 12 tries to keep its uncomfortable relationship together At the downtown Dallas Omni Hotel at 8 a.m. on a Monday, animals crowd the concourse outside the...

 
 

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Battle of Wills

In his new book, The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War, a UT professor explores the contentious relationship between...

 
 
 
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