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Longhorns Show Their Commitment to the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Robert “Bob” Bigham, BBA ’61, and Barbara Bigham, Life Members, were all smiles at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Barbara co-chaired the Tasteful...

 
 

Alan Bean Isn’t an Astronaut Who Paints—He’s an Artist Who Used to Be an Astronaut

Alan Bean has a problem. He can’t decide how to paint planet Earth. Should the land appear darker than the water? Or should the ocean outshine the continents?...

 
 

The Way Back: All That Jazz

The Roaring ’20s permeated campus in a variety of ways, one of which was through Tex-ette, the state’s first coed jazz orchestra. Thanks to Tex-ette, one could...

 
 

Wall to Wall: Finding Majesty in the Intricacies of Egypt’s Past and Present

On my first day in Cairo, jetlagged and disoriented, I boarded a bus with 27 other intrepid Flying Longhorns and was shuttled off through the dusty, bustling streets...

 
 

May|June Alumni Authors

Red Carpet Rivals by Bobbi Kornblit, BA ’73 With verve, narrative flourish, and vivid detail, Red Carpet Rivals traces the lives of Hollywood’s movers and shakers...

 
 

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger Joins Fight Against Batten Disease

Four years ago this week we wrote about how Longhorns were teaming up with a midnight run to raise money for Beyond Batten Foundation. This week, Texas quarterback...

 
 

Reid Ryan on Rebuilding the Once-Hapless Houston Astros

In May 2013, when the Houston Astros hired Reid Ryan, ’91, as its newest president, the team was coming off consecutive 100-loss seasons, the worst stretch in...

 
 

How Six UT Journalism Grads are Making Their Way in 2018

Editor’s note: James Jeffrey, MA ’12, spent nine years in the British Army before attending UT’s School of Journalism. Since graduating, he has...

 
 

Five Questions With Get Out Producer Ray Mansfield

It only took one trip to Los Angeles for Ray Mansfield, BS ’00, to go home, pack all his things in his trunk, and move to Hollywood. When he arrived, fresh out...

 
 

Photographer Minta Maria Captures Spirit of Traditional Mexican Rodeos

For two seasons, San Antonio-based photographer Minta Maria, BJ ’04, has documented the local charreada, a traditional Mexican rodeo that originated in the 16th...

 
 
 
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