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ExxonMobil Foundation Donates Record Matching Gift Amount to UT Austin

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

The ExxonMobil Foundation has donated nearly $1.5 million to help boost business, engineering and geosciences programs and support the foundation’s mission to encourage women and minorities to pursue careers as scientists and engineers. The $1.465 million contribution is the largest ever given to UT Austin as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s Educational Matching Gift Program. […]

Put your Best Foot Forward for UT

Monday, April 20, 2015

Support outstanding students while honoring Bill Powers’ UT legacy with Longhorn-branded shoes for dads and grads. By the time he steps down in June, President Bill Powers will have served more than nine years building support for affordable and accessible higher education, recruiting a diverse student body and faculty, reforming the undergraduate core curriculum, and […]

A College Scholarship Is More than Just Money

Monday, April 20, 2015

By Eduardo Belalcazar, Class of 2015 For Texans struggling to pay for college, a scholarship can make all the difference. But sometimes a scholarship is about more than money — it’s a statement that others believe in you. I should know. I lived it. Who would have thought that the youngest of seven in a […]

A Portal to New Worlds

Monday, April 20, 2015

Where do we come from? Are we alone in the universe? As the world’s largest and most powerful eye on the sky, the Giant Magellan Telescope should help answer those and some of the other biggest questions of our time. The colossal instrument will stand 22 stories tall, its seven 28-foot mirrors collectively able to […]

UT Graduate has ‘Dream Job’ Thanks to Philanthropy

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

My name is K.C. Lawrence, and I am a social worker. Even though it’s been three years since I graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with my master’s of social work, I am still amazed that I can say that sentence. It is a concrete expression of my dreams come to fruition. I […]

Longhorn Nation unites during 40 Hours for the Forty Acres to support UT Austin

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin invites alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends to rally during its 40 Hours for the Forty Acres fundraising campaign on Wednesday, April 8, through Thursday, April 9. Bringing in more than $125,000 in 2014, its inaugural year, “40 for Forty” aims to raise $140,000 in its […]

40 Hours for the Forty Acres Surpasses Ambitious Goal

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Thank you, Longhorn Nation, for making the second annual 40 Hours for the Forty Acres a huge success. Together we raised $367,690. Read More

Lebermann Foundation creates UT endowments for medical school, liberal arts

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas — The Lebermann Foundation of Austin has committed $1.5 million to create two endowments at The University of Texas at Austin honoring the parents of former Austin civic leader Lowell Lebermann. The Dr. Lowell Henry Lebermann Endowed Chair in Internal Medicine in memory of Lowell’s father will be the first chair in internal […]

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