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Late to the Game: Deep Dishin’ on Ike

Ike Sewell never made the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In fact, the All-American guard at Texas in the mid-20s never played a down in the NFL. Sewell, the founder...

 
 

After the War: Life As a Texas Vietnam Veteran

Four black, metal K.I.A. bracelets hang on Don Dorsey’s wrists. Each one is engraved with a different name that belonged to a fallen soldier he served with during...

 
 

Volcanoes Play Key Role in Long-Term Climate Shifts, UT Geologists Find

There are no crocodiles near the North Pole today, but that wasn’t always the case. Fossil bones from crocodile-like reptiles called champsosaurs have been unearthed...

 
 

Hello From the Dark Side

How one UT alumnus helped continue some of Einstein’s most ambitious work The morning David Reitze, PhD ’90, vindicated Albert Einstein’s last remaining prediction...

 
 

Taking the Bite Out of Zika

We don’t know everything about the Zika virus—but we may know how to stop it. My wife is the mosquito magnet in our family. We have a running joke about how...

 
 

Longhorns on Screen

From Eli Wallach and Farrah Fawcett to Wes Anderson and Matthew McConaughey, Longhorns have a talented ancestry of Hollywood stars and filmmakers. You may have even...

 
 

UT Sociologist Harel Shapira on American Gun Culture

One in three Americans owns a gun, according to a 2015 Columbia University study. Yet the gulf between gun-owners and non-gun-owners may be wider than ever before—as anyone...

 
 

Late to the Game: Room to Grow

The last two seasons of Longhorn football, frustrating as they have been for fans, were not, in the grand scheme of things, actually that bad. Unless for some...

 
 

The Dream of the ’90s is Alive at the Blanton

“Call me,” the blonde phone sex operator purrs, looking straight into the camera. “We can talk about politics or Melrose Place.” This is...

 
 

Above and Beyond: Professor Courtney Byrd’s Surprise Honor

http://alcalde.texasexes.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Fellowship_1-2.mp4 ”I don’t know how to say ‘thank you’ in a way that conveys how I feel,”...

 
 
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