Archive for: Bill McRaven

 

A Wise Man Once Said

In a new book, Chancellor McRaven expands on life lessons from his famous commencement speech. The first piece of advice Admiral William H. McRaven, BJ ’77, Life...

 
 

UT Leaders Respond to White House Travel Ban

After the White House temporarily banned citizens of seven countries from entering the United States last Friday, UT leaders and the community responded with...

 
 

Master and Commander of Sunhaven Drive

Growing up with Bill McRaven My parents were among the first families to build a house on Sunhaven Drive in San Antonio’s Windcrest subdivision in 1968. The...

 
 

Top Brass

Retired admiral and current UT System chancellor Bill McRaven on life, leadership, and what really matters. Shocking as it may seem, Bill McRaven isn’t one...

 
 

Fenves Calls for an Excellent, Effective, and Efficient UT

To the sound of a choral choir, with the mace of leadership in his possession, and with a new class ring on his finger, Gregory L. Fenves, Life Member, officially...

 
 

CIA to Release Declassified Documents at LBJ Library

CIA director John O. Brennan, MA ’80, is on the Forty Acres this week for the first-ever release of declassified daily briefings given to presidents John F....

 
 

All About That Base (Funding) and More: Reviewing the 2015 Texas Legislature

On Monday, the Texas Legislature ended its 84th regular session. After 140 days of committee meetings, testimony, debate, amendment, and occasionally, bill-passing,...

 
 

Breaking Ground

It was a rare, frozen-breath kind of day on campus, but even the brisk weather couldn’t stop the inevitable: The Cockrell School of Engineering is getting...

 
 

On His First Day as Chancellor, McRaven Takes to Twitter

  In his 37-year military career, Admiral William McRaven went on top-secret missions as a Navy SEAL, rose to the rank of four-star admiral, commanded the...

 
 

Personal, Inspirational, and Funny: Distinguished Alumni Accept Awards

Oscar acceptance speeches are sometimes amusing, occasionally tearful, and usually rote as each recipient thanks her producer, manicurist, and second cousins. If...

 
 
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