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Texas Exes Shanghai Chapter Looks at China and UT’s Icy Explorations

James Bond hopped in the cockpit of a DC-3 airliner in Quantum of Solace. Indiana Jones, too, took a ride on the gleaming aircraft. More recently, the plane made...

 
 

UT Alumnus’ Debut Novel Takes Readers on a Texas Panhandle Adventure

Randy Kennedy, BA ’91, grew up in Plains, Texas, a small cotton-farming town in the Panhandle. It was isolated, flat, and dry. He filled his time with books,...

 
 

Meet the Alumni Who Helped Get Ellsworth Kelly’s ‘Austin’ to UT

[For an in-depth look at the story of Ellsworth Kelly’s Austin, check out “Sacred Space: Look Inside Ellsworth Kelly’s Last Work at the Blanton Museum,”...

 
 

Sacred Space: Look Inside Ellsworth Kelly’s Last Work at the Blanton Museum

In 2015, renowned artist Ellsworth Kelly gifted his most monumental work to the Blanton Museum of Art. The soon to be open building is a chapel of joy and contemplation — and...

 
 

New Blanton Photography Exhibit Explores the Mythology of the American Road Trip

The American road trip has been eternalized in books like Kerouac’s novel, in movies like Easy Rider, and in songs like Simon and Garfunkel’s “America.”...

 
 

5 Books from the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off the New Year

American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West by Nate Blakeslee In his latest book, award-winning journalist Blakeslee, MA ’96, cinematically...

 
 

In His New Book Nate Blakeslee Chronicles the Life of a Wolf, And the Politics Surrounding Her

She is charismatic and intelligent. Fierce but merciful, she’s both a fighter and a loving mother. The focus of Nate Blakeslee’s latest nonfiction book, she...

 
 

How BookPeople Became the Center of Austin’s Literary Universe

Walking through the doors of BookPeople, near the corner of Sixth and Lamar in downtown Austin, you may be surprised at not only how a brick-and-mortar bookstore...

 
 

UT Student-Run Clinic Offers Real-World Experience in Medicine and Social Work

It’s a sweltering Sunday afternoon in August. Inside the basement of the Trinity Center in downtown Austin, students clad in scrubs and business casual attire...

 
 

Pride Alumni Network and UT Departments Band Together for Austin Pride Parade

As the sun set over the Capitol Saturday night, a sea of rainbow assembled in downtown Austin. Speakers blared Beyoncé and Lady Gaga songs as companies and organizations...

 
 
 
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