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Celebrating the 2020 Distinguished Alumnus Award Winners

When the 2020 class of Distinguished Alumni of The University of Texas took the stage on Nov. 12, 2021, and put on their burnt-orange jackets for the very first...

 
 

How Tour Directors Stayed Ahead When the Pandemic Threatened the Travel Industry

On any given group travel excursion, whether by motor coach, ferry, train, or plane, there are scores of excited faces staring out the windows—watching every...

 
 
Picture This: The Winners of Our 2020 Flying Longhorns Photo Contest

Picture This: The Winners of Our 2020 Flying Longhorns Photo Contest

When we asked travelers to send us their favorite photos from past trips, submissions poured into the Flying Longhorns Facebook page. Beautiful vistas, ancient...

 
 

A New Scholarship for Black Students Aims to Help Longhorns in the Business World

This fall, two Longhorns will enter the McCombs School of Business with a unique support system. Todd Maclin, BBA ’78, Life Member, a retired executive with...

 
 

These Longhorns Organized a Transformational Gift for a School in Tanzania

One thing you notice in the bustling town of Arusha, Tanzania, the tourism hub where most of the country’s luxury safari companies are headquartered, are the...

 
 

Working the Problem: How Gregory L. Fenves is Making His Mark on UT

Fenves has been president of UT Austin for only two and a half years, but it has been a remarkably eventful, painful, and consequential period of time.

 
 

Getting to Know the New Executive Director of the Texas Exes

When the news broke last November, it was noted that Chuck Harris, BBA ’86, Life Member, would be only the seventh person to serve as executive director of the...

 
 

UT Alumna Tessie Crow’s Boutique Gets Longhorns Ready for Gameday

After graduating from UT, Tessie Crow saw a business opportunity and took gameday style to the next level. Tessie Crow’s first week of school at Louisiana State...

 
 

Editor’s Letter: Well hello.

You don’t know me, but I know you. I’ve been the managing editor of the Alcalde for the past four years, and now I have come out from behind my cubicle to address...

 
 

Life of Bronwyn

Talking to a multifaceted Forty Acres Scholar At the University of Texas at Austin, there are artists who stare at the horizon, researchers who never leave the...

 
 
 
 
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