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Remembering Distinguished Alumna and Soul Singer Barbara Smith Conrad

Barbara Smith Conrad at University of Texas at Austin commencement, 2000. Photo via UT Austin. Like the November|December 1998 issue of Alcalde wrote, alumna and...

 
 

Remembering UT Distinguished Alumna Margaret Berry

Margaret Berry, BA ’37, Life Member, Distinguished Alumna, passed away just after midnight on Sunday morning, taking a piece of UT history with her. She was 101. “I...

 
 

Joe Jamail Dies at 90

Attorney and Longhorn philanthropist Joe Jamail, BA ’50, JD ’53, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, died Wednesday at age 90. One of the most successful trial...

 
 

Goodbye, Mr. D: Longhorn Band Legend Vince DiNino Dies at 95

When Vince DiNino arrived on the Forty Acres in 1955, the Longhorn Band was a ragtag group. Run entirely by students and led by a part-time hobbyist conductor,...

 
 

Jack Harbin, Texas Exes’ Top Hand, Has Died

Even as a child, John P. “Jack” Harbin, BBA ’39, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, had a shrewd mind for business. Born and raised in Waxahachie,...

 
 

Actor Eli Wallach, BA ’36, Dies at 98

In a Hollywood career that spanned six decades, Eli Wallach played his share of villains—and he did it so well that even the Pope was a fan. Four years ago,...

 
 

Basketball Hall of Famer—and Longhorn—Slater Martin Dies

The Longhorns’ men’s basketball program has long produced prodigious talent. Stars like Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldridge, and T.J. Ford have cemented...

 
 

UT Loses a Leader: Howard Terry, Investor in Scholarships

It’s sometimes said that a scholarship is an investment, not a gift. No one embodied that better than Howard Terry. Terry, BBA ’38, Distinguished Alumnus,...

 
 

Texas Loses a Trailblazer: John Chase Dies

John Chase’s parents studied education in college. But when they applied to teaching jobs, they were always turned away because of their race. So Chase’s...

 
 
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