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Q&A: Children’s Book Author on Getting Lost and Finding Your Way Back

Nikki Loftin, author of If You Get Lost. Nikki Loftin knew she wanted to be a writer since she was 9 years old, so she chased that dream in the graduate program...

 
 
LBJ School Unveils the Willie Nelson Endowment for Uplifting Rural Communities

LBJ School Unveils the Willie Nelson Endowment for Uplifting Rural Communities

This September will mark 38 years since music legends Willie Nelson, Neil Young, and John Mellencamp organized the first-ever Farm Aid concert to raise money...

 
 
Q&A: A New Memoir from a Longhorn Astrophysicist Looks Up

Q&A: A New Memoir from a Longhorn Astrophysicist Looks Up

Sarafina El-Badry Nance, author of “StarStruck” Sarafina El-Badry Nance has always loved looking up at the stars. It’s one of the first things...

 
 

A New Book Aims to Demystify Fertility and Its Industry

She worked as an art director at several top marketing firms. She’s an advisor to various early-stage startups. She helped launch a health startup accelerator...

 
 

Meet the Newest Class of Outstanding Young Texas Exes

Texas Exes CEO and Executive Director Chuck Harris, Board President Courtney Jeans, August, Muething, and Verma at the Oct. 1, 2022, Longhorns football game. The...

 
 
Q&A: A New Novel Tells the Story of Hurricane Ike

Q&A: A New Novel Tells the Story of Hurricane Ike

Texas is vast, diverse, and complicated. It can be nearly impossible to describe to people who don’t live here, who didn’t grow up in and around the nuances...

 
 

Q&A: Journalism Professor Kate Dawson Is Truly a True Crime Historian

If you haven’t heard Kate Winkler Dawson’s voice before, you probably will soon. Maybe you listened to the audiobook version of her most recent book,...

 
 

Writer Sindya Bhanoo Explores the Lives of Ordinary Women in New Short Story Collection

Sindya Bhanoo wants you to pay attention to the mundane, ordinary moments in life. It’s one of the center themes of her collection of short stories, Seeking...

 
 
 
 
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