Sept | Oct 2020

 

Letter from the Executive Director: Out in Front

I don’t know what will happen in the time between me writing this letter and the magazine actually showing up in your mailbox, but I think it’s safe to...

 
 

Texas Longhorn Football Players March to the State Capitol in Honor of George Floyd

June 4, 2020; Austin, TX, USA; Members of the Texas Longhorns march to the Texas State Capitol from the UT Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Lola Gomez/American Statesman...

 
 

Two Longhorns Land a Life-Changing Opportunity with Target

When Ariel Lee got the chance to attend NextGen Summit, a three-day conference built for rising entrepreneurs in New York City, she jumped at the chance. It...

 
 

Longhorn Daron K. Roberts’ New Children’s Book Offers a Lesson in Empathy For All Ages

When I speak with Daron K. Roberts, BA ’01, Life Member, over the phone one early morning in June, the former NFL coach, UT lecturer, and founding director...

 
 

Reflecting on the Beauty of Waller Creek Amid Massive Campus Construction

AS a student at UT in the early ’80s, I walked across Waller Creek at 21st Street and San Jacinto Boulevard hundreds of times.  I would head...

 
 

This UT Alumnus’ New Book Depicts the Black Student Experience at UT

How “The Black Yearbook” aims to capture the Black student experience at UT.

 
 

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UT Austin Students Share Their Thoughts on a College Experience They Never Saw Coming

We asked 10 Longhorns how it feels to be a student in the pandemic.

 
 

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How a Brand-New Med School Faces the Biggest Health Care Crisis in a Century

As soon as Clay Johnston’s video pops up on Zoom on the morning of June 19, the dean of Dell Medical School apologizes to me. “I’m a little distracted...

 
 

The Way Back: Mama Duren

In 1956, the first cohort of Black students, now known as The Precursors, enrolled at UT. While an ostensible sign of progress, the cohort’s experience on...

 
 

This UT Alumnus Is Building Space Hotels

At any given time, there are a half dozen humans zipping around the Earth at over 17,000 miles per hour. These are the lucky few chosen to live and work on...

 
 
 
 
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