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...

 
 

Feature

Can Public Schools Overcome the Pandemic?

UT’s College of Education has a few ideas. When Alexandria Smith, MEd ’17, learned in late March that she wouldn’t return to her English classroom...

 
 

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...

 
 

Alcalde Docs

How the Longhorns Behind Ranch Rider Are Keeping Spirits High

A pair of McCombs grads are determined to take over the canned cocktail market—in spite of a pandemic-induced aluminum shortage.

 
 

Matthew McConaughey Takes Stock of His Life in New Memoir ‘Greenlights’

Last year, Matthew McConaughey packed his bags and headed to Fort Davis, Texas, where his story first begins (“That’s where I was conceived,” he explains)....

 
 

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...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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