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A Royal Artifact Finds a New Home

Friday, February 10, 2017

After purchasing Darrell K Royal’s 2005 BCS Championship ring at an auction benefiting the DKR Fund for Alzheimers Research back in 2012, Sorush “Shawn” Abboud and wife Christina Cole Abboud decided to donate this valuable piece of memorabilia to join the rest of DKR’s archive at the Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports. Learn […]

Matches Light a Fire in Liberal Arts

Thursday, February 9, 2017

When Bobby Patton, Jr., and his wife, Sherri, announced in September 2016 that they were giving $20 million to the College of Liberal Arts to support excellence, they saw it as an investment in the college’s future — and an opportunity to challenge others to invest in that future. Alumni have eagerly responded to the […]

On Her Way

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Humble beginnings did not stop Jessica Hernandez from graduating with highest honors — and nothing’s going to stop her now. Growing up in Monahans, Texas, under the primary care of her grandmother, Jessica Hernandez, BS ’16, lived a sheltered life. College wasn’t on her radar. That changed when, at age 11, she and her mother, […]

Brain Waves

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Jim and Miriam Mulva share the motivation behind their $50 million commitment to create the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences at the university’s Dell Medical School. By Angela Curtis Jim and Miriam Mulva know firsthand how disorders of the brain and nervous system can touch families. Jim’s mother suffered from dementia, and Miriam’s mother and […]

UFCU Commits $1 Million to Improving Population Health

Thursday, January 19, 2017

A long-time community partner, University Federal Credit Union, invests in Dell Medical School’s efforts to address the country’s broken healthcare system. Learn More

Richard E. Rainwater Leaves $5 Million to Support American Music

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Through a charitable trust, Richard E. Rainwater, Fort Worth investor and fund adviser, established an endowment to advance the teaching, scholarship, and performance of American music at UT Austin’s Butler School of Music. Learn More

UT Austin Receives Mad Men Archive

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Matthew Weiner, the series creator, executive producer, writer and director; and Lionsgate, which produced the critically acclaimed series, donated the show’s archive to UT’s Harry Ransom Center. Learn More

Students Say Thanks to UT’s Many Donors

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Whether learning through unparalleled hands-on research programs or participating in life-changing opportunities to grow as leaders and individuals, every Longhorn benefits from philanthropy in some unique way. Thanks Day is an annual event that Students Hooked on Texas, a philanthropy organization at the university, puts on each November. The mission of the event is twofold: to extend a heartfelt, Texas-sized […]

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