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

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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...

New roles and promotions at Texas Student Media

October 18, 2023

From Moody College of Communication, Oct. 16, 2023 It's a time of expansion at Texas Student Media (TSM). Outgoing Director Gerald Johnson's upward move in Moody College brings about a roster of...

In Memoriam: Jeanne Barbara Janes

June 29, 2022

Died June 25, 2022 Seguin 71   Jeanne Barbara Janes, APR, a veteran public relations executive and former broadcaster, died Saturday, June 25, in Seguin, Texas, after a long illness. She was...

Dean Bernhardt reappointed as dean of Moody College of Communication

June 17, 2022

Congratulations Dean Jay Bernhardt on reappointment as Dean of Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin. Announcement below from Moody and Dean Bernhardt and a congratulations...

New book lets Cuban Americans tell about leaving Cuba and coming to the U.S.

March 5, 2022

The epic migration of hundreds of thousands of Cuban exiles to the U.S. is the subject of a new oral history book by David Powell, who served as editor of The Daily Texan in 1972-1973. The book, Ninety...

Texan Editorial Adviser Bob Hilburn and his cousin Larry McMurtry

April 18, 2021

Editor's Note: Those who worked at The Daily Texan on the University of Texas campus in the 1960s, 70s and 80s remember  “Mr. Hilburn.“ He was the editorial adviser to the student paper, and a renowned...

Tumulty on Nancy Reagan: More than a love story; a partnership that made Reagan President

April 1, 2021

Editor's note: Below is information about Daily Texan and UT graduate Karen Tumulty's critically-acclaimed biography of Nancy Reagan. In addition, here is a link to an except in The Washington Post about...

Journalism Foyer at Belo Center for New Media Dedicated to Griff and Evelyn Singer

March 18, 2019

University of Texas Journalism school legend Griff Singer and his wife Evelyn have been honored with dedication of the journalism foyer in the Belo Center for New Media in recognition of their achievements. Singer...

Former Daily Texan Photographer Shoots Recent TIME Cover

June 23, 2018

Former Daily Texan photographer John Moore shot one of the two images on a recent TIME magazine cover.  Moore's photo of a young Honduran girl along the Texas-Mexico border was paired in a photo illustration...

Former NYT editor to serve as new UT Journalism School Director

June 18, 2018

By Stephanie Adeline The Daily Texan The UT School of Journalism has appointed Associate Director Kathleen McElroy, a former editor at The New York Times, as its new director starting June 1. McElroy...

Texan supporters, save the date: Sept. 16

May 19, 2016

The fourth annual awards event and gathering of Friends of The Daily Texan has been scheduled for Friday, Sept. 16. The event will be held at The Texas Union and will begin with a reception at 6 p.m.,...

Hall of Fame deadline Sept. 9

September 5, 2015

The Friends of The Daily Texan remind Texan supporters that nominations for the 2015 Daily Texan Hall of Fame awards must be submitted by Sept. 9. These awards recognize Daily Texan alumni who have led...

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