Believe in the Future: Julia Hickman and Cecil Reynolds
Summer 2018

Believe In The Future bySarah McAbee photoCourtesy Texas Athletics Julia Hickman and Cecil Reynolds stood center court at UT’s Frank Erwin Center, right arms raised in a pair of hook ‘ems. “Because of you, we all believe.” The announcer’s words expressed the thoughts of many Longhorn women’s basketball fans that night. Hickman and Reynolds, whose passion for […]

Dick Clark
Summer 2018

Dick Clark’s designs came to life through South Congress hot spots, downtown restaurants and bars, and stunning private residences. byAdrienne Leyva photosCourtesy Dick Clark + Associates, Mitch Avitt sketchesDick Clark Dick Clark’s designs came to life through South Congress hot spots, downtown restaurants and bars, and stunning private residences. Dick Clark shaped Austin’s architectural vernacular […]

Lamar Johnson, UT Austin
Summer 2018

Lamar Johnson, pictured in Robert B. RowlingHall, the new home of graduate business studies for the McCombs School of Business. Lamar Johnson first began helping UT Austin students launch their careers as a recruiter for Procter & Gamble. Today, he connects MBA students at McCombs with top companies through experiential learning courses.  Lamar Johnson, BBA […]

McDonald Observatory
Summer 2018

Writing Dad’s Name In The Stars BYAdrienne Leyva PHOTOSCourtesy Rasa Silenas, McDonald Observatory The otherworldly voice of “StarDate” host Sandy Wood has become part of her life’s soundtrack. Retired U.S. Air Force plastic surgeon Rasa Silenas first began listening to The University of Texas at Austin McDonald Observatory’s public radio broadcast when she was a […]

From the President, Texas Leader Magazine
Summer 2018

From the President Planned giftshonor family,future generations Photo by Marsha Miller The University of Texas at Austin Class of 2018 recently celebrated commencement, a milestone accomplishment for thousands of students. Our new graduates will take all they have learned—their aspirations, as well as the hopes and dreams of their entire families—out into the world with […]