July | August 2018

 

Full Circle: Virginia Cumberbatch On Reshaping the City That Shaped Her

In 2010, Virginia Cumberbatch, MPAff ’16, returned to Austin after graduating from Williams College in Massachusetts. Four years later, she had a tough decision...

 
 

How a Blind UT Grad Student is Solving Ancient Puzzles With His Fingertips

Daniel Smith runs his fingers over a mysterious relic. On the fifth floor of Burdine Hall, he wonders what it belongs to and where it has been. It may just hold...

 
 

A UT Professor Explains Why you Don’t Remember Things as They Really Were

  Think back to when you were young. Chances are, you have a couple of fragments of memories from when you were 3 or 4 years old. People generally don’t...

 
 

A New Food Pantry on Campus Addresses the National University Food Crisis

  UT Senior Seth Sageser never thought he would suffer from food insecurity. Until last fall, he didn’t even know what the term meant. He had been at UT...

 
 

The Way Back: Greek Parody

At the turn of the century, Greek organizations ruled the roost at UT. In turn, this led to a string of parody fraternities, the most prominent being “The Rustic...

 
 

New LBJ Library Exhibit Profiles Athletes Fighting Inequality in America

The LBJ Presidential Library and museum is important insomuch that it exists; only a few college campuses in America can claim that a presidential library rests...

 
 

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...

 
 

Musician Treatment Foundation Joins the Fight to Help Uninsured Musicians

Jenifer Jackson, an Austin-based guitarist, was on the verge of taking out a loan to fix a shoulder injury that had forced her to cancel several tours when she...

 
 

July|August Alumni Authors

Patterns of Power By Jeff Anderson, BS ’88, MEd ’94, Life Member, and Whitney La Rocca Anderson and La Rocca team up to produce this thick yet accessible handbook...

 
 

This Is Texas Tour Gets Longhorns’ Heads in the Game

At each stop on the This Is Texas Tour, the venue would come alive as a burnt-orange crowd of alumni, future Longhorns, and fans dressed in their gameday best filed...

 
 
 
September | October 2018
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