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Alumna Surprised for 50th Birthday with Scholarship Endowed in Her Name

Alisa Manning Peppers, BA ’90, Life Member, was surprised on her 50th birthday in October 2016 with a scholarship endowed in her name. Her husband of 23 years,...

 
 

To the Egg-streme

A shell is the canvas for Leigh Harris. Jeweled and beaded, carved, painted and filigreed, lined with satin or containing tiny dioramas, Leigh Harris’ eggs look...

 
 

2016 Distinguished Alumni Awards: A Moment in Time

Each year, some of the best and brightest return to the Forty Acres to receive the most prestigious honor bestowed upon UT-Austin alumni: the Distinguished Alumnus...

 
 

Boomerang Days: Raising Hell

A Longhorn does college all over again.  I don’t like football. I know this strikes many readers as sacrilege, but I don’t really care how the Longhorn football...

 
 

Texas Crew Alum Races Across the Atlantic

Brian Krauskopf, David Alviar, and Mike Matson For many of us, these last few weeks of the year are a slog to vacation, a much-needed respite filled with, perhaps,...

 
 

Enchilada Queen Sylvia Casares On Her New Cookbook

Sylvia Casares, BS ’76, wasn’t born into royalty. She was raised along the U.S.-Mexico border in Brownsville, Texas, where she grew up surrounded...

 
 

World-Renowned Heart Surgeon Denton A. Cooley Dies at 96

World-renowned heart surgeon and medical pioneer Denton A. Cooley, BA ’41, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, died Friday at his home. He was 96. In 1962, Cooley...

 
 

Art of Extinction: UT Alum Exhibits Life-Size Dinosaur Replica in Austin

During his years as an art student at UT, Jules Buck Jones, MFA ’08, often found himself in the company of pre-historic monsters. He’d regularly head...

 
 

Lost and Found: UT Ring Rescued by an Aggie

It was a weekday morning just like any other when Meagan Kamerbeek was driving to work in Dallas. But when she reached for her UT ring, it wasn’t in the...

 
 

Horns Up on Lake Geneva

Caroline Hoard, BA ’01, MSIS ’04, Life Member, showed her Texas pride, along with her official University Co-op sunglasses, on the shore of Lake Geneva in Lausanne,...

 
 
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