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First Class

Four years after welcoming its inaugural class to campus, the Forty Acres Scholars Program watches its first graduates cross the stage. For years, UT had been losing...

 
 

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...

 
 

The Magnificent 17

Meet the newest class of Forty Acres Scholars. Until recently, there was no comprehensive full-ride merit scholarship for University of Texas students—and as...

 
 

Meet Jeff Duchin, 2014 Jack Harbin Top Hand Award Winner

The Jack Harbin Top Hand Award is supposed to be a surprise; that’s a major part of its allure. Shrouded in secrecy, the accolade signifies excellence in service...

 
 

For the Love of the Bassoon [Watch]

Very few people find their life’s calling at age 7. Sarah Vogts is one of them. When Sarah Vogts was a second-grader in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota, she watched...

 
 

Trailblazer

Meet Alejandra Ortega: UT freshman, Forty Acres Scholar, aspiring math teacher, and the first high school graduate in her family. The Houston native sat down with...

 
 

Keep on Truckin’

If Sir Isaac Newton were a Texan and he pronounced his theory today, he might say that absent some other force, objects at rest tend to stay at rest and objects...

 
 

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A University of the First Class: Emily Gruener

On the occasion of the Alcalde’s 100th anniversary, we asked Longhorns what “a University of the first class” means to them. Emily Gruener Forty Acres...

 
 

Paying It Forward

How the Texas Exes became a scholarship powerhouse. The word “ex” can be profoundly misleading. For Texas Exes members, The University of Texas is not a bygone...

 
 

Dallas Chapter Scholarship Dinner Raises $70,000

Raising $70,000 is no mean feat. But when it comes to scholarships, the Texas Exes Dallas Chapter doesn’t sweat it. This Wednesday night, the chapter held...

 
 
 
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