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Four Tips for Stealthy Job-Searching on LinkedIn

I’ve worked for my company for 11 years, and I’m ready for something new. I recently set up a LinkedIn profile and am connected to my boss and others...

Rewriting the M.F.A.

Rewriting the M.F.A.

An author and professor with advertising experience brought a radical idea to academia: rebranding. But Oscar Cásares’ grand experiment almost failed before...


Powers All Business on State of the University at 129

Describing The University of Texas’ strengths and challenges in its 129th year, President Bill Powers got straight down to business. Addressing a 500-seat...


Hard-Charging Former Arts and Sciences Dean John Silber Dies

One of the nation’s foremost university presidents—a native Texan who first made a name for himself at The University of Texas at Austin—died Thursday....


Higher Ed Makes Headlines at Conference on the Forty Acres

UT’s campus became the epicenter of Texas public policy debates over the weekend as the Forty Acres hosted the second-annual Texas Tribune Festival. The conference—the...



If you’re like most of us, you have a LinkedIn account and accept the occasional connection request—but not much else. Here’s how to really use the networking...


Consider Class-Based Admissions

For five decades now, higher education leaders have been talking up the value of diversity. Students from different backgrounds challenge each other’s ideas,...


Reading, Writing, & Revolution

You’ve never taken a flipped class, but your kids and grandkids will. In this learning revolution, homework and classwork are being switched, teachers are...

Texas Front and Center as Race Case Reverberates Nationally

Texas Front and Center as Race Case Reverberates Nationally

The announcement that the Supreme Court will hear the case of Fisher v. Texas on race in admissions rocked the country’s higher education world last week....

Rewriting Race in Admissions

Rewriting Race in Admissions

As a high-profile challenge to UT’s policies plays out, The Alcalde convened a roundtable of administrators, professors, and alumni to talk about where admissions should...

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