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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 […]

Pharm Futures

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Mike Lester, BS ’79, parlayed a pharmacy degree into a string of multimillion-dollar companies. Now he’s helping UT pharmacy students see there’s more than one prescription for success. By Avrel Seale The sun was setting that summer evening in 1975 as the Missouri-Pacific train slowly crossed Town Lake heading back to San Antonio from its daily […]

Going Global

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Cross-cultural training offers internationally minded students the skills they need for study, work, and life abroad. As people and organizations around the world interact more and more in fast-paced and high-impact exchanges and collaborations, UT’s International Office aims to prepare students to thrive in that environment. How? By equipping them to treat cultural differences not as stumbling blocks but […]

Reimagining the Blanton

Friday, October 14, 2016

Come February 2017, when you walk into the Blanton Museum of Art’s second-floor galleries, you’ll feel like you’re entering a new museum. After a decade in its present campus home, the Blanton is organizing a complete rehanging of its wide-ranging holdings to inspire and engage audiences in new ways. Collectively titled You Belong Here: Reimagining […]

Coming Full Circle with the College of Liberal Arts

Friday, October 14, 2016

A businessman makes a $20 million investment in the college that gave him his start. Bobby Patton, Jr., BBA ’85, enjoyed matching wits with some of the university’s top professors when he was a Plan II Honors student in the early 1980s. But after two years in the program, he switched his major to business administration, feeling he […]

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