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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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Pharm Futures

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 […]

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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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Students Say Thanks to UT’s Many Donors

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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Pharm Futures

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