July|August Alumni Authors

Patterns of Power By Jeff Anderson, BS ’88, MEd ’94, Life Member, and Whitney La Rocca Anderson and La Rocca team up to produce this thick yet accessible handbook...

 
 

This Is Texas Tour Gets Longhorns’ Heads in the Game

At each stop on the This Is Texas Tour, the venue would come alive as a burnt-orange crowd of alumni, future Longhorns, and fans dressed in their gameday best filed...

 
 

Inside a Plan at UT to Capture and Store Carbon—Forever

On a cold, sunny December day in Austin, a cadre of UT researchers trekked out to the Brackenridge Field Laboratory, an 82-acre biological research site on Lake...

 
 

UT Alumnus’ Debut Novel Takes Readers on a Texas Panhandle Adventure

Randy Kennedy, BA ’91, grew up in Plains, Texas, a small cotton-farming town in the Panhandle. It was isolated, flat, and dry. He filled his time with books,...

 
 

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Now and Then: Looking at the Lives of Two UT Grads, 80 Years Apart

June 6, 1938, was a perfectly moonlit summer night in Austin. Gathered before the one-year-old Tower were 1,161 students, dressed in black gowns and tasseled hats....

 
 

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How Did DNA Kits Become so Popular—and What’s Next?

  When I first think about signing up for 23andMe in early 2018, the direct-to-consumer genetics testing company is running a campaign called “DNA of a Champion,”...

 
 

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The Story of Burnt Orange

On any given Saturday, you might find yourself inside Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, or under the shady oaks of the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, awash in...

 
 

Mo Bamba Selected Sixth Overall by the NBA’s Magic

Mo Bamba didn’t have to wait long on draft night for his name to be called at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. With the sixth pick in the first round, the...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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