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The Campaign for Texas is for and about people – faculty, students, and staff who are contributing daily to The University of Texas community and alumni and friends whose lives have been changed by their experiences here.

President Powers: Future Gifts Improve UT

President Bill Powers discusses how to nurture and invest in the educational system at UT Austin through planned giving.

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Maidie Ryan Gives Back on Her Terms

Alumnus Maidie Ryan gives back to UT Austin on her terms to help it grow into a bigger and better university in the future.

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Guillermo Nicolas Discusses Gift Planning

Guillermo Nicolas talks about effecting change at UT Austin and how it’s never too early to consider gift planning.

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Julius and Suzan Glickman Support the Forty Acres Scholarship

Julius and Suzan Glickman discuss their support of the Forty Acres Scholarship at The University of Texas at Austin.

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In Memoriam: Elizabeth Garcia Helps Scholars from the Rio Grande Valley

Elizabeth Garcia (Feb. 27, 1965 – May 5, 2013) talks about her experience at UT Austin, which encouraged her to establish an endowment that benefits bilingual scholars from the Rio Grande Valley.

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Dean Randy Diehl Discusses Planned Giving

Randy Diehl, dean of UT Austin’s College of Liberal Arts, and his wife Mary discuss their planned gift to the University and why they chose to support specific areas.

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Leading for Change

Alan Bard explains the Center for Electrochemistry’s innovative work with batteries, solar energy, and clinical chemistry in a field known as electrochemiluminescence.

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Mechele Dickerson

Professor Mechele Dickerson discusses how the School of Law teaches that the practice of law means changing public policy.

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UT Austin: Invest in the Future

Top-tier universities like UT Austin rely on donors who make charitable gifts such as scholarships, endowments, and planned gifts. See how these forms of support from our donors help us transform thousands of students every year.

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UT Austin: Educating the Future

Students at UT learn how to solve problems and advance knowledge. See how they’re laying a foundation for future generations to make the world a better place.

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Campaign for Texas: Impact on the World

The Campaign for Texas has had an immense impact on our students, faculty, campus, and our community. Here’s how investing in The University of Texas at Austin can change the world.

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The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT)

The Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will be larger than any telescope in existence today and will allow us to see the distant reaches of the universe.

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Endowed Presidential Scholarship Recipients

Merit-based scholarships hold special meaning to each recipient. These past and present Endowed Presidential Scholarship and Fellowship recipients share their personal stories.

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Texas Petawatt Laser

Professor Todd Ditmire discusses the highest-power laser in the world, the Texas Petawatt Laser, and its possible effects on clean energy.

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Tom Staley

Director Tom Staley discusses the current and potential worldwide impact of the Harry Ransom Center.

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Tinsley Oden

Tinsley Oden, director of the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, describes how it can impact human life and welfare.

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Joe and Teresa Long and Joe Jamail

Donors Joe and Teresa Long and Joe Jamail discuss why they’ve supported UT throughout the years.

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Paul Woodruff

The dean of undergraduate studies discusses how UT’s Signature Courses are improving the freshman educational experience.

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Maria Croyle

Professor Croyle is developing an Ebola virus vaccine to help rid the world of infectious disease.

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Intellectual Entrepreneurship

The mission of Intellectual Entrepreneurship is to educate citizen scholars to leverage their knowledge and make a difference in the world.

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Red McCombs, Distinguished Alumnus

The legendary businessman and donor to the University elaborates on how giving has changed the business school and his life.

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Elizabeth Cullingford

UT’s impact on the world starts with critical thinking. Hear how this English professor enables our students to accomplish this.

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Charles Ramirez Berg

The Radio-Television-Film professor illustrates how students are influenced beyond the classroom with the story of a Hollywood director’s path.

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Campaign Report

Progress report on the Campaign for Texas: June 2009

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We Have an Anthem Campaign Video

When the world needs Texas, we give the world our best.

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The Campaign for Texas Begins

President Bill Powers announces the $3 billion drive to strengthen the University’s national competitiveness and global impact, Oct. 17, 2008.

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Roy Spence, BA ’71

The founder of the Austin-based advertising firm GSD&M Idea City talks about the University’s impact on his life and the importance of the campaign.

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Pro Bono Program at Texas Law Named for Benefactors Richard and Ginni Mithoff

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

A World of Opportunities to Change the World

Monday, October 20, 2014

Every Penny Counts: Little Longhorn Donates to UT Elementary

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Gift Creates Stuttering Institute, Provides Free Treatments

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

LIVESTRONG Gift Pushes UT Past $3 Billion Goal

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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