Fall 2017

Prime Exponent

Some people play golf in their spare time. Some enjoy shopping. When Roice Nelson has a few minutes to spare, he opens a textbook and dives deeper into advanced mathematics.

Faculty Spotlight

An Air Force veteran and first-generation college student receives a life-changing opportunity when he’s admitted to The University of Texas at Austin.

Great Expectations

For as long as public universities have existed, one of their chief benefits to society has been the power to break generational cycles of poverty and enable upward social mobility.

The Calculated Life

Microsoft’s Bob O’Rear, formative figure of the PC age who guided astronauts home, is helping his alma mater create new stars.

Stories of Impact


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