Topic: Texas Exes

Tower Glows for 2014 Distinguished Alumni

Oct. 14, 2014
Earl Campbell, Karen Nyberg and Matthew McConaughey are three of this year's Distinguished Alumnus Award Winners. They&

The Texas Exes' annual Distinguished Alumnus Awards, to be held Oct. 17, are the highest honor conveyed by the alumni association. Learn more about this year's winners.

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District Judge Harley Clark, Man Behind "Hook 'Em Horns" Sign, Dies at 78

Oct. 9, 2014

[caption id="attachment_48462" align="alignright" width="368" caption="Harley Clark flashes the "Hook 'Em Horns" in front of the Tower at UT Austin in 2001. (Photo by Marsha Miller)"]Harley Clark flashes the "Hook 'Em Horns" in front of the Tower at UT Austin in 2001. (Photo by Marsha Miller)[/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas  Retired state District Judge Harley Clark of Austin, a venerated Texas Ex who became a part of Longhorn lore by introducing the "Hook 'em Horns" hand sign at a University of Texas pep rally during the 1950s, died Thursday at the age of 78.

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Tillerson Family Commits $5 Million to Cockrell School of Engineering, Bolsters Engineering Education and Research Center

April 15, 2014

Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, and his wife, Renda, have made a personal pledge of $5 million to support the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC), a 430,000-square-foot facility that will transform the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

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40 Hours for the Forty Acres Sets Fundraising Challenge for Alumni and Students

March 27, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin is launching 40 Hours for the Forty Acres, an online giving campaign on April 3-4 designed to involve students and alumni in supporting the university.

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Fall Graduates to be Honored Dec. 7 and 8 at The University of Texas at Austin

Nov. 25, 2013

Convocation ceremonies by schools and colleges at The University of Texas at Austin on Dec. 7 and 8 will honor about 3,064 students who will receive degrees at the end of the fall semester.

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