Eyes on Them: The 2023 Distinguished Alumnus Awards

On an unseasonably warm Friday night this past November, Bevo stood outside the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center to welcome a group...

 

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Larry Mayo’s Degree Was a Lifetime in the Making

Surrounded by books in a home nestled among the Piney Woods of Lake Palestine in northeast Texas, a 79-year-old former journalist...

 

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Paper Conservation Expert Preserves Campus Treasures

A rare manuscript in the University’s collection, currently under the care of the Campus Conservation Initiative. In the...

 
 
 

Recent Stories

Four Longhorns Are Introducing an Old Game to a New Generation of Players

Green Tile Social Club as seen from above at the second GTSC meetup. On Oct. 9, 2023, four UT alumni gathered (with one FaceTiming...

 

Hogg Memorial Auditorium Undergoes Exciting Renovations

The newly restored Hogg Auditorium boasts replicas of the decorative plates that used to adorn the aisle seats. Not many 90-year-olds...

 
 

This Longhorn’s Art Selected for Ambassador’s Residence in Equatorial Guinea

Three abstract oil paintings from Maxine Graham Price, BFA ’59, Life Member, were selected by the U.S. Department of State’s Art in Embassies Program...

 
 

Review: Alumnus Rick Riordan Brings Beloved Characters to the Small Screen

Walker Scobell in episode 1×02. Reading the Percy Jackson and the Olympians book series was surely a formative experience for many Texas Exes—whether...

 
 

Three Generations of Longhorns and the Patriarch Who Paved the Way

Dr. H. Ross Garza, BA ’49, recently celebrated his 96th birthday and toasted the Longhorns on New Year’s Day during the Sugar Bowl, surrounded three...

 
 

Longtime Longhorn Celebrates 95

Charles J. Werlla Jr., BA ’51, Life Member, celebrated his 95th birthday on Jan. 11, 2024. Charles played the cornet in the Longhorn Band and is still...

 
 

Master Pole Vaulter Celebrates a Century

Keith Verdon Tompkins, BS ’57, celebrates his 100th birthday on Feb. 11, 2024. Tompkins was a member of the UT track team and a master pole vaulter who helped...

 
 

Longhorns Among the Famous Tombs of Petra

Maurice Benson, BA ’92, Life Member, and Quynh Pham, PhD ’97, celebrated Quynh’s birthday with a trip to Petra in southern Jordan, hiking about a mile...

 
 

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Works on Paper

One of the world’s foremost experts on paper conservation is preserving and restoring campus treasures like never before.

 
 

Distinguished Alumna is First Female Dean of the Texas Senate

For the first time in more than 175 years, the title of dean of the Texas Senate belongs to a woman: Judith Zaffirini, BS ’67, MA ’70, PhD ’78, Life Member,...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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