Author Archive: Chuck Harris

 
Letter From the Executive Director: Bang the Drum

Letter From the Executive Director: Bang the Drum

Harris backstage at the Academy of Country Music Awards in 2009. As a hardcore business major in the 1980s, I was focused on getting to class at the McCombs...

 
 
Letter from the Executive Director: Hangman

Letter from the Executive Director: Hangman

Movie stars—are they just like us? Or another species entirely? I got to meet Glen Powell recently when he came back to campus and the Alumni Center to chat...

 
 

Letter From the Executive Director: Opportunity Knocks

We’re at the start of a new era in college athletics. Everything is changing: College athletes are now allowed to monetize their name, image, and likeness...

 
 

Letter from the Executive Director: Story Time

A rendering of a section of the Alumni Center project from the Advent team. Close your eyes and picture yourself walking into the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center....

 
 

Letter From the Executive Director: Chasing the Greats

A lot of people don’t get the appeal of golf. Even—shockingly—some members of my immediate family. But it has always been my thing. That’s why a nearly...

 
 

Letter From the Executive Director: Show and Tell

Since we are playing this game with our cover story—the UT lucky charm/talisman/thing-you-hope-your-spouse-never-throws-away-game—I’d like to present...

 
 

Letter From the Executive Director: Serendipity

The photo above was taken in the Frank Denius Family University of Texas Athletics Hall of Fame, which opened on August 30, 2019. Even though it is two years...

 
 

Letter From the Executive Director: The Big Show

Planning an outdoor event in Austin in the month of May is like performing a high-wire act with no safety net—and this year the forecast for UT’s universitywide...

 
 

Letter from the Executive Director: Play on

So much of our identity as Austinites comes from the city’s famously vibrant live music scene. And Longhorns have always been especially proud to attend college...

 
 

Letter from the Executive Director: Speaking Up

This January, elected officials from across the state will once again climb the Capitol steps and begin the important work of the 87th Legislative Session....

 
 
 
 
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