How the Harry Ransom Center Led Author Jenn Shapland to Her Debut Novel

Jenn Shapland, MA ’12, PhD ’16, has always been a snooper. Growing up, she loved sneaking around the houses of people she babysat for, contemplating the secrets...

 
 

Fifty Years Later, a Look Back at UT’s Inaugural Earth Day Celebration

The year was 1970. Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson had just proposed the nation’s first Earth Day, encouraging citizens to promote environmental awareness through...

 
 

One Longhorn Is Putting an Eco-Friendly Spin on the Texas Cowboy Boot

Will Roman dresses like an Austin cowboy. Walking into The Driskill bar, he blends right into the downtown Austin hotel’s Western aesthetic with his black cowboy...

 
 

The Way Back: Counter-Culture on the Drag

Before World War II, The Drag was a drag. But between 1945 and 1946, the student population grew from 7,000 to 17,000, providing a much-needed boon to the street’s...

 
 

Watching UT Professor John Goodenough Receive the Nobel Prize in Sweden

Orchestral music filled the packed concert hall. The guests were dressed in tails and gowns. King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden sat in ornate chairs,...

 
 

Horns Up on Favorite Team Day

Adrien Burnett, BFA ’58, Life Member, shows off his Longhorn pride for “favorite team day” at his senior living faculty, The Stayton, in Fort Worth.

 
 

Celebrating the Chiefs’ First Super Bowl in 50 Years

Celebrating the franchise’s first Super Bowl in 50 years, head coach Andy Reid, his wife Tammy Reid, and P. Ryan Petkoff, BJ ’12, Life Member, senior vice...

 
 

Longhorns Join Seven Continents Club

The newest members of the Seven Continents Club held their horns high at Neko Harbor in Antarctica. From left: John Pope, BA ’70, MA ’72; Scott Wilson, BBA...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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