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Happy Spring Break, Longhorns! Whether you're in town checking out SXSW or traveling far away, we hope you bring some Texas fight wherever you go! 🤘🤠
Hook ‘em! 🤘
Light the Tower: Longhorns Win Big 12 Tournament Horns up for Texas Women’s Basketball 🤘
Horns up for Texas Women's Basketball! 🤘😤
CHAMPIONSHIP BOUND 🤘
In his 40-year career as a photographer, Christopher Little has photographed just about every major politician, actor, and musician you can imagine. From Queen Elizabeth II to David Bowie, he has seen it all—and now you can, too. In November, UT’s Dolph Briscoe Center for American History announced it had acquired Little’s archive, which includes more than 71,000 slides, 21,500 negatives, 5,000 prints, and almost 10,000 contact sheets. Check it out in the Alcalde. 📸
A Photojournalist’s Star-Studded Archive Spanning 40 Years Lands at the Briscoe Center President George H.W. Bush and photojournalist Christopher Little at the White House in 1989. Standing in George H.W. Bush’s bedroom at his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine, photographer Christopher Little couldn’t believe it when, right before his eyes, the vice president dropped his trouser...
Happy ! Parents, did you know your future Longhorn can be featured in the Alcalde? Send all the adorable pics to [email protected]! 🧡
The Texas Exes Alumni Career Design Fellowship is a flexible, 30-day online program that will give you the clarity and confidence to create a fulfilling career. Register now before the early bird discount ends on Saturday! → missioncollaborative.com/texasexesfellowship 🤘
The Texas Exes Alumni Career Design Fellowship Feeling stuck in an unfulfilling career and wondering what else is out there? Join us for clarity, direction, and a plan in this 30-day online program!
Picture this: It's 1990 and you're in elementary school about to play a game on the computer. Are you playing The Oregon Trail? If so, you have a Longhorn to thank. After looking for schools that would allow him to combine his love of botany, ecology, computers, and science education, R. Philip Bouchard, MA ’79, The Oregon Trail project manager and lead designer, found the trail that led to The University of Texas at Austin. Learn more about Bouchard in the Alcalde. 🐂
The Longhorn Who Brought Us The Oregon Trail Video Game Has Some Unfinished Business The 1985 Apple II version of The Oregon Trail, the version for which Longhorn R. Philip Bouchard was the project manager and lead designer. If you attended an elementary school in this country with a working computer between 1985-1993, there’s a rock-solid chance that you spent countless hours vir...
We know Texas Exes like to travel in style! That's why our Flying Longhorns trips utilize amazing, elegant properties and ships so you know you'll always wake up refreshed! 😎 Check out all of our amazing trips here: travel.texasexes.org/ ✈️
Horns up for our Forty Acres Scholars Program finalists! 🤘
At the Texas Exes, our vision is that our alumni are known around the world for their collective contribution to society. A strong alumni community, with a rich tradition of excellence, plays a profound role in doing just that. You belong here. Join us and change the world! Learn more about our Campaign Priorities at the link below. 🤘
Texas Exes Campaign Priorities Campaign Priorities Camp Texas Forty Acres Scholars Program Opportunity Scholarships Interactive Alumni Exhibit Join us at the Texas Exes Lounge Friday, March 4, 2022 2–6 p.m. Etter-Harbin Alumni Center More info At the Texas Exes, the official alumni association for The University of Texas, we pr...
If you're an indie-rock fan, you've heard of Spoon. By being as good as it has for as long as it has, Spoon is one of the most accomplished bands that Austin’s music scene has ever produced. However, this lasting fame wouldn't have been possible without frontman Britt Daniel's, BS ’93, time at The University of Texas. Learn all about it in the Alcalde. 🤘
How Did Spoon Become One of the Most Enduring Indie-Rock Bands? It All Started at The University of Texas. After the release of Spoon’s latest album, Lucifer on the Sofa, read about how one of indie-rock's biggest success stories got its start in Austin.
Looking to book a last-minute escape this spring? Come cruise the waterways of Holland and Belgium for seven nights on a first-class river ship! Stroll through a sea of cheerful tulips, behold paintings by Dutch masters, visit a Belgian chocolaterie, and bike through quaint villages. Our group departs Apr. 29! Book now → https://txex.us/35ovAD9 🌷🤘
Looking for a new start? Register for the Texas Exes Career Design Masterclass to get the structure and clarity you need to start the next chapter of your career. Enroll by March 12 to save $50 on your enrollment → missioncollaborative.com/texasexesfellowship 🤘
Happy Texas Independence Day, Longhorns! In 1900, we adopted the following resolution: "Whenever two Texas Exes shall meet on March 2, they all shall sit and break bread and pay tribute to the institution that made their education possible." 🤘 Learn more about what this day means to UT Austin here: http://txex.us/TID
📸: March 2, 1986
The newest issue of the Alcalde has arrived and it has it all! The story of how indie band Spoon got their start on the Forty Acres, a Longhorn analyzing classic games, new art exhibits, and a barbershop quartet. Check out all the articles at alcalde.texasexes.org/category/march-april-2022/ 🤘
To all of Longhorn Nation and to those who have filled the Frank Erwin Center since 1977, thank you.
Over the last few decades, Longhorn Gary Thomas has built a collection of classic cars that is an automobile lover's dream. However, this year, he decided to sell part of his collection to benefit one of his favorite causes: The University of Texas at Austin. Discover Thomas' collection and his motivation to give back to UT in our newest Alcalde Doc. 🚗 | Presented by Ricoh USA
Happy 85th birthday to the UT Tower! For 85 years, the Tower has stood tall through rain, snow, wins, losses, and even (more than a few) national championships. Do you have a favorite memory at the Tower? Share it in the comments! 🤘
Pictured here are the writers Hart Stilwell, BJ ’24, and J. Frank Dobie, sharing stories at Joe Small’s barbecue, circa 1957. Head to the Alcalde to learn more about these two giants of Texas literature and the photographer who captured their friendship. 🤘
The Way Back: Between Friends Texas writers Hart Stilwell (left) and J. Frank Dobie at Joe Small's barbecue, Austin, Texas, circa 1975. When Russell Lee completed his six-year tenure as a documentary photographer for President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Farm Security Administration in 1942, his director called him a “taxonomist...
Active since the early 2000s, the Texas Exes Black Alumni Network works to connect and involve Black alumni in all aspects of the association. They also help UT recruit more Black students and offer scholarships, networking, and special events. Learn more about this network → https://www.texasexes.org/chapters-and-networks/find-chapter-or-network/150/black-alumni
In case you missed it, tomorrow is your very last chance to order your ! Get your order in by 5 p.m. tomorrow to be included in this year’s Ring Celebration. Browse styles at texasexes.org/rings 💍🤘
Project Worldwide 2022 was a success! We are so proud of our chapters and networks around the globe for dedicating time to give back to their local communities. Swipe through to see some Exes in action! 🤘
Light the Tower: Longhorn Wins Jeopardy! Championship Jaskaran Singh is a senior in the McCombs School of Business
Join the Flying Longhorns as we explore the timeless beauty of the Mediterranean this May! You'll cruise aboard a small, five-star ship with ports of call in Italy, Sicily, and Malta. Sights include the Amalfi Coast, the Isle of Capri, and the Greco-Roman theater in Taormina, just to name a few. From ancient ruins to stunning scenery, this cruise has it all! RSVP now → https://txex.us/3oU2odS ☀️
What is the future of energy? ⚡Join The Energy Institute, UT Austin director Brian Korgel as he discusses emergent technologies with The University of Texas at Austin alumnus and KAIST director of the Energy and Environmental Research Center, Doh C. Lee, tomorrow in the next Texas Global Dialogues. RSVP → https://txex.us/3oYIBdc
If "read more" was one of your New Year's resolutions, then you're in luck! The Alcalde has rounded up the best new reads from the Longhorn universe. 🤘📚
New Reads From the Longhorn Universe to Kick Off 2022 It’s Not Just CookiesStories and Recipes From the Tiff’s Treats KitchenBy Tiffany Chen, BS ’01, and Leon Chen, BBA ’01, Life Members After standing Leon up for a date in 1999, Tiffany delivered him cookies as an apology, inadvertently creating Tiff’s Treats. As sophomores, they started the...
Take your best shot with GameDay Vodka—the official vodka of the Texas Exes. 🏀 Buy your bottle today → txex.us/352pHLw For every bottle purchased $2 gets donated to Texas Exes. This game is 21+. Please drink responsibly. 🤘
Texas Baseball season is here y'all! Before the first pitch is thrown, explore the digital 2022 Season Guide and get all the details about this year's team: txex.us/3JzI9Kt ⚾️🤘
🚨 Last call for rings! 🚨 Order your by midnight tonight to be included in this year’s Ring Celebration. We’ll be at the Alumni Center until 4 p.m. or you can browse styles at texasexes.org/rings 💍
John Chase, MAr '52, Life Member, Distinguished Alumnus, was a prominent architect and a trailblazer in so many ways. He was the first Black graduate student to sign enrollment papers at UT Austin, the first licensed Black architect in the state of Texas, and the first Black president of the Texas Exes. Discover Chase's legacy in the Alcalde.
A Glimpse Into the Life of Trailblazing Architect John Chase John Chase was a man of firsts. He was the first Black graduate student to sign enrollment papers at UT Austin. Chase was the first licensed Black architect in the state of Texas and the first to be admitted to the Texas Society of Architects. And, Chase, MArch ’52, Life Member, Distinguished Alum...
High above the Main Mall, behind the clock face of the UT Tower, you can find the UT Guild of Carillonneurs—the student organization responsible for ringing the beloved Tower bells. Discover how the most recognizable campus monument makes its beautiful music in the Alcalde. 🎶
Inside the Tower with the UT Guild of Carillonneurs We begin on a nondescript upper Tower floor. Custodians shuttle heavy gray trash tubs back and forth to the elevator as a student named Amy Rester plonks away on her practice instrument. This is not the real carillon. Essentially a modified vibraphone with wooden hand and feet pedals mimicking the a...
Longhorn love is in the air! There's no better way to share this love than on a romantic getaway to Italy. Join a small group of Texas Exes this May for a boat ride along the Amalfi coast, shopping in Rome, gelato in Venice, and wine tasting in Tuscany. You'll fall in love all over again. Book now → https://txex.us/3JdeTJp 💖🤘
Happy Valentine's Day! Did you meet your Valentine while attending UT? Tag them in the comments and spread the Longhorn love! 🧡🤘
Ring Week is here! Fall in love with your this week. 💖 Stop by the Alumni Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Feb. 14-18, to find the style and fit that's right for you. Find more details at texasexes.org/shop/rings/ring-celebration. 🤘
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