A New Book Tells the Story of Longhorn O.H. “Bud” Frazier and His Quest to Build an Artificial Heart

Texas Monthly executive editor and Houstonian Mimi Swartz says that, in some ways, the subject of her latest book was always right under her nose—she just didn’t...

 
 

A Historian Reflects on Frank Denius and the Power of UT’s Regents Room

Frank Denius, LLB ’49, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, and I were well acquainted when we began collaborating on the book that became his life’s story,...

 
 

After Conquering the Business World With Ross Perot, Steve McElroy Turned to Fine Art

Steve McElroy, BBA ’81, knows how to bet on himself. One day in 1988, he sent a letter to business magnate and former presidential candidate Ross Perot about...

 
 

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World-Renowned Pediatric Surgeon Charles Fraser Comes Home to UT

Baby John Doe lies on the operating table, his brown plastic skin shining under the surgical lights. Nurses at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas...

 
 

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Looking at Family History to Discover What it Means to Be a Longhorn

My grandmother has the most wonderful collection of books. Or, she had the most wonderful collection of books, until pancreatic cancer rendered them orphans in...

 
 

UT Professor Art Markman on Fixed Versus Growth Mindsets

Think about the things you are able to do well. Perhaps you play an instrument or paint. You might be a writer or be great at math. Does your ability reflect talent...

 
 

The Way Back: For the Birds

The University of Texas’ Thanksgiving record against Texas A&M is 46-20-3. But over the last decade, the holiday fixture has disappeared. Thanksgiving football...

 
 

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Meet the Woman Leading the Longhorn Band

Senior drum major Jessica Martinez is only the fourth woman to lead the Longhorn Band in its 118 years of existence. Here’s how she hypes up DKR Texas-Memorial...

 
 
 
 
 
 

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