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Hello 2018 Grads: Thinking of going to Europe next summer?

Join your Alumni Association on-campus for an INFORMATION SESSION about a 24-day, 9-country grad trip around Europe this summer.

Dates and times will be posted on this page. Please check back with us.

Find out more about this fantastic trip, see who else is going.
Please email if you plan to attend.

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New in 2018: Young Alumni Trips for 20 – 35 year olds

The Texas Exes are offering 4 young alumni trips this coming season:

  • Come celebrate New Year’s Eve 6,200 feet above sea level at ‘Cloud 9″ in with stunning views of Innsbruck, Austria and ring in the New Year in style.
  • In April, see for yourself why Dubai is known as the city  obsessed with ‘over-the-top’ attractions, such as the tallest building in the world or an indoor ski slope.
  • Discover the wonders of Ireland in July – travel the ‘Emerald Isle’ and find out about the art of distilling whiskey and farm-to-table foods.
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ fans and Spain lovers: Visit the most intriguing filming locations and enjoy the best of what Spain has to offer. From Madrid to Barcelona.

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Alumni Trip co-sponsored by the University of Texas Art & Art History Department

Italy’s Hidden Treasures – May 12 – 23, 2018

A favorite trip for art lovers returns in 2018! Explore the history and culture of Italy and get an insider’s perspective from renowned experts in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of Texas. With a deep dive into architecture, art and  fine wine, participants will explore the culturally rich cities of Venice and Verona under the guidance of Dr. Ann Johns, Distinguished Senior Lecturer and Program Director for UT’s Learning Tuscany program at Santa Chiara Study Center in Castiglion Fiorentino, Italy.

Discover the work of Andrea Palladio, one of the most infl uential architects in Western architecture. Though he designed many palaces, villas, and churches, Palladio’s reputation was established by his expert skill as a designer of villas, many of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Travel through the countryside to Vicenza, nestled in the foothills of the Dolomites. Journey to Palladio’s birthplace of Maser, where you will enjoy a wine tasting at an historic winery.

Experience the magic of the Venice ‘vogalonga’, a rowing race that takes over the city’s canals and lagoons. Finally, board a private boat trip to sail to Murano to witness artisans practicing the centuries-old craft of glass blowing.

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