Sept | Oct 2017

 

This Longhorn’s New Book Looks at How Marfa Came to Be

When minimalist artist Donald Judd moved from New York City to the sleepy desert outpost of Marfa in 1971, he paved the way for the small town’s art scene. Now...

 
 

After Enduring a Tough Season, UT Rugby Looks Toward a Brighter Future

It’s 8 p.m. on a Tuesday night, and instead of relaxing or studying, members of the UT rugby team are training at the Wright Whitaker Sports Complex, 20 blocks...

 
 

The Longhorn Behind San Antonio’s Bakery Lorraine’s Unlikely Path to Success

Even on a late Monday afternoon in the dog days of summer, Bakery Lorraine, located in San Antonio’s historic Pearl District, is bustling. A gaggle of kids, straight...

 
 

On a Rare Expedition, UT Geoscientists Recover a Possible Energy Resource

  From the helideck of the drilling vessel Helix Q4000, the horizon is a straight line that appears to go on forever, separating the ocean from a mosaic of...

 
 

How the Dell Med School Hopes to Transform Health Care

Now with the Dell Med School’s second class of future physicians, brand new buildings, and actual living, breathing patients, there are a few early signs...

 
 

Flying Longhorns Take the Road Less Traveled in Italy

At Villa Zuccari, a boutique hotel located on land owned by the Zuccari family since the 15th century, in the town of Montefalco, smack in the center of Italy,...

 
 

Boomerang Days: A Sip of Winedale

A Longhorn does college all over again. Longhorns have made an art of surviving the heat of a Texas summer, from Shiner slushies and tubing the Guadalupe River...

 
 

KUT Host Art Markman: Get Out of Your Opinion Bubble

Art Markman, co-host of KUT’s Two Guys on Your Head and a professor of psychology and marketing at UT, says you should talk with more people who are not like...

 
 

Harry Ransom Center’s ‘Mexico Modern’ Looks at Post-Revolutionary Mexico

In the sketch, ragged strokes outline a young Frida Kahlo, her head tilting sideways while she holds hands with her husband, muralist Diego Rivera. It was December...

 
 

5 New Books to Read in September From the Longhorn Universe

Woman Walk the Line: How the Women in Country Music Changed Our Lives edited by Holly Gleason Chock-full of essays written by and about female country artists,...

 
 
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