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Stranded on 9/11, The Border, and More Recently Published Books By Longhorns

Channel of Peace: Stranded in Gander on 9/11 By Kevin Tuerff, BS ’88, Life Member On Sept. 11, 2001, Kevin Tuerff found himself stranded in Gander, Newfoundland....

 
 

The Way Back: A Tower By Another Name

Unlocking the vault of UT history During the first two decades of the 1900s, students convened at a lesser-known tower to participate in frowned-upon traditions:...

 
 

Special Education Professor Katie Tackett Wins Massey Award

Special education professor Katie Tackett, MA, ’04, PhD ’09, gets nervous before every class. Sitting in her office, stocked with a coffee maker and...

 
 

UT Professor and Colleague’s Work Sheds Light on Little-Known Artist at Venice Biennale Exhibition

A cursory Google search reveals a wealth of information on the mid-century Swiss sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti. When studio art professor Teresa Hubbard...

 
 

Meet Author Bret Anthony Johnston, the Michener Center’s New Director

When a new group of writers descends upon the J. Frank Dobie house this August, a new director will greet them. Following in the footsteps of James Magnuson, who...

 
 

July|August Alumni Authors

The Execution of Jesus the Christ: The Medical Cause of Our Lord’s Death During His Illegal Crucifixion By Mark J. Kubala, BA ’55, Life Member A neurosurgeon...

 
 

A Wise Man Once Said

In a new book, Chancellor McRaven expands on life lessons from his famous commencement speech. The first piece of advice Admiral William H. McRaven, BJ ’77, Life...

 
 

Learning From Children

The Priscilla Pond Flawn Child and Family Laboratory turns 90. Elizabeth Andrews can still remember running through the two giant hedges of honeysuckle along the...

 
 

Professor’s Sculpture Represents Austin at International Media Arts Exhibition

In a suburb just north of Paris, nine works of media art from countries across the globe line the Centre des Arts. Each contains a technological component—projections,...

 
 

UT Publishes Free Digital Edition of “The Collections”

More than 170 million cultural artifacts fill the university’s repositories, outdoing many of the largest collections in the nation. But people don’t have to...

 
 
 
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