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Six More Honored as Distinguished Alumni

Saturday’s win against Kansas capped off a victorious weekend for Longhorns both on and off the field. Shortly before the game that saw five touchdowns by...

 
 

2014 Distinguished Alumnus Awards

The 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Awards were among the most star-studded in the ceremony’s 56-year history. A Heisman Award recipient, a NASA astronaut who has flown...

 
 

2014 Distinguished Alumnus Awards A Smash Hit

Before Nick Rose’s game-winning field goal, before Tyrone Swoopes showed he could throw a nice deep ball, before the opening kickoff on Saturday evening,...

 
 

Announcing the 2014 Distinguished Alumni

Every year on an autumn evening, several hundred Longhorns gather to celebrate a group of their most accomplished peers. There are moving video tributes, heartfelt...

 
 

First Person: The 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Awards

In November, six luminaries received UT’s highest honor for alumni: the Distinguished Alumnus Award. After donning the customary burnt-orange blazer, the recipients...

 
 

Six Join the Ranks of UT’s Distinguished Alumni

“Tonight and commencement are my favorite nights of the year,” said UT president Bill Powers as he opened the Texas Exes’ annual Distinguished...

 
 

2012 Distinguished Alumnus Awards: In Their Own Words

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

 
 

2011 Distinguished Alumnus Awards: Jodie Jiles [Watch]

Jodie Jiles was the first in his family to graduate from high school. He went on to earn a master’s in accounting at UT and lead the Greater Houston Alliance....

 
 

2011 Distinguished Alumnus Awards: James Huffines [Watch]

James Huffines always knew that he would be a banker. But he didn’t know that he would be wildly successful at it, as well as at higher education advocacy...

 
 

2011 Distinguished Alumnus Awards: Jane Chesnutt [Watch]

It’s hard to imagine a time when it wasn’t socially accepted to talk about breast cancer or AIDS. But under the leadership of Jane Chesnutt, BJ ’73,...

 
 
 
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