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UT Professor Lisa Moore: Put a Woman on the $20 Bill

Lisa L. Moore is professor of English and women’s and gender studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Hillary Clinton’s recent official announcement that...

 
 

The Way Back: Lady Bird’s Eye View

As the film pops and flickers, a young woman with arched eyebrows, warm eyes, and an ever-so-slightly lopsided smile is tearing into her companion. The man, in...

 
 

The Law of the Land

Nearly two decades in, is the Top 10 Percent Law working? In the late 1990s, the legal grounds were shifting beneath UT. The 1996 Hopwood v. Texas decision banned...

 
 

A Man, a Plan, and a Flaming Trombone [Watch]

Can’t see this video? Click here. What has a brass bell, a mellifluous tone, and shoots flames 26 feet into the air? That would be Valentin Guerin’s trombone. A...

 
 

The Best of College

A unique UT program aims to give freshmen the quintessential university experience. Deciding on a major and, naturally, the trajectory of your entire life, is a...

 
 

Don’t Look Back

Bo Scaife and Selvin Young missed out on greatness in the NFL, but together they helped each other start the rest of their lives. Professional sports history is...

 
 

The Texas 10

This year marks the fourth time the Alcalde has asked alumni to tell us about their favorite UT professors for a teaching award we call the Texas 10. Honorifics...

 
 

The Burnt-Orange Stranger

It took me a long time to get to know Willie Nelson. My first introduction to him was not as the suit-wearing Nashville upstart, nor as Shotgun Willie, the outlaw,...

 
 

Trending Now: Hammocks and Hippie Fashion

Hammocking The act of laying in a hammock is now so popular it’s become a verb: hammocking. The new Texas Hammocking Club—founded by two students who enjoy...

 
 

Powers Takes His Leave

After nine years as president, Bill Powers reflects on a long, productive, and sometimes rocky journey. On June 2, 2015, William C. Powers Jr. will step down as...

 
 
 
 
 
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