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Novelist Sarah Bird On Her Love Letter to Texas Women

When novelist Sarah Bird arrived in Austin in 1973, she was a recent graduate from the University of New Mexico who was moving to follow her boyfriend. As time...

 
 

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...

 
 

They Live: The Saga of the Maroon Bluebonnet Continues

Editor’s Note: UT has issued a statement on the bluebonnet chronicles, indicating that the university has no official plans to remove the maroon bluebonnet...

 
 

Civil Rights Leader Andrew Young Captivates at UT

Ever wonder what Martin Luther King, Jr. was really like behind closed doors? Former congressman, mayor of Atlanta, and U.N. Ambassador Andrew Young would be the...

 
 

A New Day for LBJ

Forty years ago, the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library became the first on a college campus, despite heavy protests. How an institution born in controversy...

 
 

A Stamp for Lady Bird

The late Lady Bird Johnson, BA ’33, BJ ’34, BL ’64, Life Member, Distinguished Alumna, has become the sixth first lady to be featured on a United...

 
 

Daily Texan Named Nation’s Most Storied College Paper

The Daily Texan is an institution almost as old as the University itself. Now in its 112th year, the student-run campus newspaper is one of the oldest and most...

 
 

Wildflower Center Opens 16-Acre Texas Plant Arboretum

Can’t see this slideshow? Click here. Magnificent red oaks, cedar elms, and other trees native to Texas—some more than a century old—will be the stars...

 
 

LBJ Relatives Give $1 Million for New Wildflower Center Garden

Luci Baines Johnson and Ian Turpin have donated $1 million to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center to develop a Family Garden that will bear their name. President...

 
 

Top 14 Life Members of All Time

To wrap up Life Member Celebration Week, we wanted to inspire you with a list of the greatest Life Members of all time. We tried to come up with a nice round 10,...

 
 
 
 
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