The Paisano

Romo wasn’t built in a day

Collage by Ethan Pham

Alex Birnel

September 14, 2016

Long before UTSA President Ricardo Romo’s era with the Roadrunners began, he was taking exchange trips to Chile and making waves running track alongside world-record holder Jim Ryun as a UT undergrad in the 60s. It was in these salad days that Harriett and Ricardo Romo met and fell in love. “Th...

Estampas de la Raza: Contemporary Prints from the Romo Collection

January 16, 2013

Dr. Harriett Romo sits at her desk, a book featuring prints from  “Estampas de la Raza: Contemporary Prints from the Romo Collection” on her lap. She describes in detail the moment she and her husband bought their first piece of art. “One of my colleagues invited Ricardo and I t...