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Chuck Harris Named New Executive Director of the Texas Exes

After an almost year-long search, the Texas Exes has found a new leader. Chuck Harris, BBA ’86, Life Member, president of the Total System Services company Netspend,...

 
 

Honoring the 2017 Distinguished Alumni

Each year, some of UT’s finest return to campus for a weekend to celebrate their accomplishments and receive the highest honor awarded to UT Austin alumni:...

 
 

How BookPeople Became the Center of Austin’s Literary Universe

Walking through the doors of BookPeople, near the corner of Sixth and Lamar in downtown Austin, you may be surprised at not only how a brick-and-mortar bookstore...

 
 

Boomerang Days: My White Whale

In which our intrepid columnist takes one last wistful lap around the Forty Acres in search of a majestic beast. I’m in search of a legend lurking among the oaks...

 
 

Nov|Dec Alumni Authors

Toxic Apps: A Guide for Parents by Barry Crutchfield, BA ’90, Life Member App developer Crutchfield has produced a handy manual for parents to navigate a world...

 
 

A Longhorn’s First Time at Texas-OU Weekend

The final seconds of the 2017 Texas-OU game were some of the most stressful moments of my young life. As I stood around the huge screen at the Texas State Fair...

 
 

UNT’s First Latino Tenured Professor Celebrates Burnt Orange 90th Birthday

G. Roland Vela, BA ’50, PhD ’64, Life Member, raises his horns at his 90th birthday celebration, thrown for him in September by his family. Vela is a professor...

 
 

Pride Alumni Network and UT Departments Band Together for Austin Pride Parade

As the sun set over the Capitol Saturday night, a sea of rainbow assembled in downtown Austin. Speakers blared Beyoncé and Lady Gaga songs as companies and organizations...

 
 

Longhorn Promoted in the Texas Air National Guard

Yvette (Trahan) Yarbrough, BA ’02, Life Member, was all smiles as she was promoted to lieutenant colonel in the Texas Air National Guard. Yarbrough is a former...

 
 

Little Longhorn’s First Gameday

Julie Ann Blackmer Desselles, BS ’11, and Kyle Sterling Desselles, BA ’11, brought their daughter Cambrie, 5 months, to her first Longhorn game, where she showed...

 
 
 
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