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Our donors love The University of Texas at Austin, and they’ve chosen to give to the University in many ways. Their stories are enlightening, inspiring, and surprising.

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The Chinese Cowboy

UT gave this alumnus a nickname, launched a career, and sparked a lifetime of giving back. By Angela Curtis Texas has always been a good fit for Shanghai-born Julian Suez, BS ’61. His older cousin, working toward a 1958 degree in mechanical engineering, suggested that Suez become a Longhorn, too. “To me that was an […]

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Gift Stories

With our donors’ help, we’re changing the world. We’re fighting disease, educating leaders, creating a more sustainable environment, leading advances in the computer age, and gaining new insight into the human mind. Every day, your gifts are at work.

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Brownsville Student Receives Rio Grande Valley Scholarship

Stephen “Michael” Garcia, a 2015 Homer Hanna High School graduate, began his Longhorn education at The University of Texas at Austin this year. Named the newest recipient of the Rio Grande Valley Scholarship, Garcia will receive full tuition to the university for four years. A well-rounded and active student, Garcia, a National Honor Society member, […]

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