Archive for: March | April 2014

 

The Invisible Man

Invisibility cloaks aren’t just for Harry Potter anymore. Imagine bending light, redirecting sound waves, or making an object invisible with the flip of a switch....

 
 

The Way Back: Willie at the Armadillo

In the early ’70s, the Armadillo World Headquarters was the epicenter of Austin’s growing live music scene and a favorite Longhorn hangout. Housed in an abandoned...

 
 

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The Play’s the Thing

After 400 years, we still have much to learn from Shakespeare. In an educational climate focused on buzzwords like efficiency, STEM, and MOOCs, one UT scholar reminds...

 
 

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...

 
 

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Reframing the Constitution

Red or blue, everyone venerates the Constitution. But one UT professor believes we need change. It has become almost a convention of contemporary American politics—like...

 
 

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A Matter of Honor: Vince Young on Mack Brown

As told to Gary M. Lavergne When I think about my first meeting with Coach Mack Brown, I remember the great respect he showed my mother, grandmother, and sisters....

 
 

The Cuban Evolution

After half a century of stalled relations, the U.S. and Cuba are slowly but surely reconnecting, and a select group of Texas Exes is taking part. Texas Exes have...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: The Story Behind the Texas 10

Nominated by alumni, this list of inspiring teachers is unlike any other. Four years ago, the editors of this magazine wanted to celebrate excellent University...

 
 

UT’s J-School Turns 100 [Watch]

It’s an understatement to say a lot has changed in UT’s School of Journalism since its inception in 1914. Gone are the pervading smells of ink and rumbling...

 
 

The World at War [Watch]

A century after the Great War, a new exhibit at UT’s Harry Ransom Center explores the poignant artifacts left behind. Last letters written from the front lines...

 
 
 
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