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Through the Rain: The Class of 2015 Graduates

Commencement 2015 was supposed to be many things. The featured speaker was to be the president of the Ford Foundation, Darren Walker, BS, BA ’82, JD ’86,...

 
 

Bulldozers and Firewalls: What You Missed At This Week’s Regents Meeting

The nine members of the UT System Board of Regents met in Austin this week to move forward an ambitious agenda that included changes to how the governing board...

 
 

Texas State Historical Association Returns to UT

It was a historic day, in more than one sense. UT president Bill Powers was in the Governor’s Public Reception Room at the state capitol Friday morning, the...

 
 

The Powers Exit Interview to End All Powers Exit Interviews

The Texas Travesty, Texas Student Media’s satirical paper, doesn’t break a lot of news. Not a lot of real news, anyway. Founded in 1997, the monthly...

 
 

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...

 
 

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...

 
 

Constant Change

Life moves fast on the Forty Acres. Alumni support makes all the difference. I recently saw a photo from 1903 of three University of Texas students sitting in a...

 
 

Senate Confirms Abbott’s Nominees to UT Board

Shortly after taking office in January, Gov. Greg Abbott, BBA ’81, Life Member, named three nominees for the UT System Board of Regents. The Texas Senate confirmed...

 
 

New Beginnings

After so much controversy and strife, at last a new day has dawned. For too long, our campus community and those of us who care deeply about it have watched as controversy...

 
 

TXEXplainer: The Presidential Search

You’ve probably heard that sometime soon the University of Texas will have a new president. Later this spring, the Board of Regents will appoint the 29th...

 
 
July|August 2015
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