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UT Shines in U.S. News’ Grad School Rankings

With an enrollment of more than 11,000 students, UT’s Graduate School is one of the biggest in the country. And if you put any stock in the latest U.S. News...

 
 

Is Outcomes Funding Incoming?

The Governor of Texas has endorsed it, as have powerful members of the legislature from both parties. Universities have, over time, come to endorse it, too. And...

 
 

Late to the Game: Is Augie Garrido the Bob Knight of College Baseball?

Assistant editor Chris O’Connell isn’t from Texas; he’s from New Jersey. That’s OK though—he’s here now. But without growing up in a place that cherishes...

 
 

The Forgotten Pharoah

In her new book on the pharaoh Hatshepsut, Egyptologist Kara Cooney, BA ’94, argues that history isn’t kind to strong female leaders. Pop quiz: How many female...

 
 

What’s Great About UT Is What’s Great About Texas

On the occasion of Texas Independence Day, Alcalde assistant editor and erstwhile reluctant Longhorn Andrew Roush, BA ’09, reflects on what makes our state great. I’ll...

 
 

TXEXplainer: The Hazlewood Act

For nearly a century, the Hazlewood Act has helped Texas veterans pay for college. But burgeoning costs and possible changes to the act have questions swirling about...

 
 

March|April Alumni Authors

A View From Beneath the Dancing Elephant: Rediscovering IBM’s Corporate Constitution by Peter E. Greulich, BA ’79 Peter Greulich worked at IBM for 30 years,...

 
 

String Theory

A young girl picks up her violin, steps up to the microphone in the center of the small stage in her school’s cafeteria, and excitedly begins her speech. She...

 
 

Meet & Greet

Hannah Kelly is a Forty Acres Scholar who recently completed her first semester at UT. She spoke with the Alcalde about her brand-new hobbies, her relationship with...

 
 

Mapping Modern Slavery

More people are enslaved now than at any point in human history. The Texas Slavery Mapping Project aims to change that. Not long ago, Noël Busch-Armendariz visited...

 
 
 
 
 
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