Archive for: J. Frank Dobie


A Letter to Frank Dobie

Ben Wright’s piece on Allen Reid Robinson’s letter to J. Frank Dobie, from the January | February 2016 issue of the Alcalde can be read here. For more...



A University of the First Class: J. Frank Dobie

On the occasion of the Alcalde’s 100th anniversary, we asked Longhorns what “a University of the first class” means to them. J. Frank Dobie MA ’18,...



Frontier U

 In 1958, during the height of the Cold War, University of Texas Provost Harry Ransom wrote of a “counterfrontier” that challenged the stereotypical image...