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More than a Game: the Denius-Sams Gaming Academy

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

By Jamey Smith Summer is blockbuster time, and the multiplexes are packed with superheroes and space operas. But some of the highest-grossing epics today don’t come out of Hollywood, and they’re not movies. It may surprise you that the video game industry has grown into a $100 billion business, and that Texas can claim a […]

A Different Kind of Pipeline: ExxonMobil Foundation Donates Record Matching Gift

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Every Longhorn knows there are at least a million reasons to support UT. So it was a natural fit when the university joined with ExxonMobil to challenge the company’s employees and retirees to reach the $1 million mark in earned matching funds for a single year. The campaign, dubbed A Million Horns, surpassed its goal […]

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

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