An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

Skeeter Hagler’s amazing photographic trifecta

March 15, 2024

Skeeter Hagler has pulled off a trifecta that will likely never be topped. First, the Pulitzer Prize for his documentary on the life of a West Texas cowboy. Second selection to The Daily Texan Hall...

Two recent Daily Texan alums to receive Rising Star Awards

March 13, 2024

Two recent alums of The Daily Texan will be honored as Rising Stars at the March 22 Friends of the Daily Texan Hall of Fame gathering on the UT campus. The Rising Star Award, which is given to recent...

The envelope, please: 9 new honorees for 2024 Daily Texan Hall of Fame

February 13, 2024

Who are the 9 new members of The Daily Texan Hall of Fame? They met at The Daily Texan and married; as reporters in World War II, he was at Normandy on D-Day, and died when a German tank attacked...

New Moody Dean to speak at Friends of Daily Texan March 22 event

February 3, 2024

Dr. Rachel Davis Mersey, recently appointed Dean of Moody College of Communication, will be the featured speaker at the 11th annual Friends of The Daily Texan Hall of Fame gathering on the University of...

Rachel Davis Mersey named 7th Dean of Moody College of Communication

January 11, 2024

Rachel Davis Mersey has been appointed dean of Moody College of Communication, replacing Dr. Jay Bernhardt who resigned to become president of Emerson College. Mersey has served as Interim Dean since Bernhardt's...

Celebrate The Daily Texan at UT on March 22

January 8, 2024

Supporters of student journalism at the University of Texas and fans and friends of The Daily Texan, please mark March 22 on your calendar. That’s the date of the annual Friends of The Daily Texan,...

Kirk Bohls receives top award from Football Writers Association of America

January 7, 2024

By Football Writers Association of America Austin American-Statesman columnist Kirk Bohls has been named the FWAA's 2024 Bert McGrane winner and was honored  at a dinner in Houston Jan. 6 hosted by the...

Daily Texan supporters: Extend a helping hand to Texan student journalists

December 1, 2023

Last call for 2023 donations to the Friends of The Daily Texan  Endowment campaign to fund scholarships for Texan student journalists. The campaign to raise  $300,000 for permanent funding for 13...

Two Austin philanthropists/former journalists donate $1.5 million to boost Austin news coverage and music services at KUT and KUTX

October 31, 2023

  From KUT and KUTX Two Austin philanthropists and former journalists are pledging $1.5 million over three years to KUT and KUTX to improve and sustain news and music services, and to honor the...

Daily Texan supporters: Pay it forward, for student journalists

October 6, 2023

The campaign to raise $300,000 for permanent funding for 13 annual scholarships for Daily Texan staff members has passed the halfway mark, with three months left in the 2023 effort. If the goal is met,...

CBS National Security Correspondent David Martin on Why Mary Walsh – former staffer at The Daily Texan – Is ‘The Producer I Can’t Live Without’

October 3, 2023

Editor's Note: Below is the sixth installment of TVNewser’s The Producer I Can’t Live Without series, where prominent TV newsers and their longtime producers talk about their successful partnerships. In...

Two new honors for Griff Singer: Boost to student scholarship in his name, and first Friends of Daily Texan Lifetime Achievement Award

Two new honors for Griff Singer: Boost to student scholarship in his name, and first Friends of Daily Texan Lifetime Achievement Award

September 28, 2023

Two new honors have been added to the portfolio of S. Griffin Singer, respected Texas journalist and beloved former UT journalism professor at The University of Texas at Austin. At the recent Friends...

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