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The Way Back: College On a Hill

In 1838, the fledgling town of Austin—then called Waterloo—was selected as the future site for both the Capitol and The University of Texas. As such, the...

 
 

How Ada Calhoun Became a Bestselling Author

In late 2017, Ada Calhoun, BA ’00, felt busted and blue. The UT alumna from New York City had been a freelance writer for two decades. Her work had appeared...

 
 

Robert Killebrew’s Journey From Punishing Linebacker to Pain Reliever

On YouTube, there is a highlights package featuring key plays from Texas linebacker Robert Killebrew’s career, sound-tracked by “Last Resort” by Papa...

 
 

The Big Layover: A Frequent Flyer Stays Grounded When Everything Is Up in the Air

As told to Dorothy Guerrero Norton on her front porch in Austin, 2020. I remember exactly when I first caught the bug. Travel has always been a major...

 
 

Staying Cool in the Texas Summer

Robert Hernandez, BBA ’84, Life Member, demonstrates how to stay cool in the Texas summer.

 
 

Longtime Longhorn Celebrates 60 Years

Ken Capps, BJ ’82, Life Member, celebrated turning 60 on Aug. 31. Pictured above, Capps hooks ’em at the Great Pyramids in a photo that appeared in a 1987...

 
 

Longhorn Mother and Daughter Graduate 10 Years Apart

After completing her doctorate from the UT Austin School of Nursing, Patricia White, DNP ’20, pictured right, is now officially the proudest Longhorn. White...

 
 

Alumna’s Project Celebrates Centennial of 19th Amendment

Keliy Anderson-Staley, ‘Daniela’ Meg Griffiths, BA ’04, and co-founder Frances Jakubek created A Yellow Rose Project, a photographic collaboration...

 
 

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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