One Virtuoso’s 40-Year Journey to Build a Music Mecca in Round Top, Texas

How pianist James Dick turned a city dump into the sprawling 210-acre Festival Hill campus.


KUT Host Art Markman: The Neuroscience Behind Binge-Watching

Television is a central focus of modern life. Not only do people spend their days with their faces buried in screens, but they unwind by finding something to watch....


Nov|Dec Alumni Authors

Toxic Apps: A Guide for Parents by Barry Crutchfield, BA ’90, Life Member App developer Crutchfield has produced a handy manual for parents to navigate a world...


Author Kate Dawson on Her Debut Book ‘Death in the Air’

Journalism professor Kate Dawson’s debut book tells the true story of how 12,000 people in post-World War II London died one winter. In 1952 London, two killers...



How Do You Boil Down the Essence of UT to One Word?

I was never any good at selling. As a boy, I was cripplingly shy, and when it came time to sell M&Ms or Hershey’s bars to raise money for the school choir...


Alcalde Docs

Mu Delta Alpha

UT Austin’s first Muslim sorority, the Beta chapter of Mu Delta Alpha, welcomed its first pledge class this fall. For the 10 women involved in the professional...


UT Alumni Advocate for Higher Ed at Third Annual Longhorns on the Hill

Longhorns on the Hill, now in its third year, kicked off bright and early on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the Liaison Hotel in Washington, D.C. The 7:30 a.m. start time...


UT is Now Home to the Fastest Supercomputer at Any U.S. University

The term “medical research” might bring to mind a sterile room with white lab coats, goggles, and vials. But for cutting-edge researchers, that picture is much...

November|December 2017
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