July | August 2024

 

Starting Here: Meet the 2024 President’s Leadership Award Winners

The President’s Leadership Award began in 1985 with an endowment from Frank Denius, LLB ’49, Life Member, a past president of the Texas Exes and legendary Longhorn....

 
 

World-Changers Reconnect With the University Through the Tower Fellows Program

The Blanton Museum of Art opened the doors of Ellsworth Kelly’s “Austin” early one morning for a group of Tower Fellows to experience the winter...

 
 

Taking Over From Legendary Swim Coach Eddie Reese Is Another Legend

Bob Bowman has never previously lived or worked in Texas, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t coming home. In his case, “home” is a specific little patch...

 
 

Racing Ahead: The 2024 President’s Impact Award

Portrait by Matt Wright-Steel, 2024. Don Seymour, BBA ’91, says working in asset management is like running a race every day—sometimes you’re so focused...

 
 

The Long Game Brings Local Heroes From the Putting Green to the Silver Screen

Julian Works as Joe Treviño and Jay Hernandez as JB Peña in The Long Game. There was no fanfare at the 18th hole of the 1957 high school men’s golf state...

 
 

Letter from the Executive Director: Core Memories

GM Steakhouse, circa 1990. Staring at this photo of a car whizzing by the old GM Steakhouse on the Drag transports me straight back to the late 1980s and my...

 
 

The Way Back: The Amazing Race

If you ask any current UT student, they likely have a registration horror story—whether watching the courses they needed become suddenly “closed” or “waitlisted”...

 
 

Q&A: Michener Grad on Empathy and Mystery in Her Debut Novel

Lauren Aliza Green, author of The World After Alice One could easily misrepresent The World After Alice by fixating on the flaws of its characters. In the...

 
 

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How the Texas Longhorn Became a Living Legend

Roaming the brushy expanse of the Texas plains, a herd of Texas longhorns graze under the blaring sun, their sprawling horns casting long shadows on the dusty...

 
 

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Longhorn Leisure Through the Years

You know how the saying goes: “Work hard, play hard.” Few other schools exemplify this ethos like The University of Texas at Austin. As much as there is to...

 
 
 
 
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