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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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Startup: ‘Charge It’ to Make a Difference

Larry Garten always impressed upon his son, Stephen, the importance of doing the right thing and giving back to his community. When Larry died of cancer at age 53, Stephen, then a college sophomore, vowed to honor him by upholding that ethic. Stephen Garten grew up in Baltimore and went to school at Washington University […]

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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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Visionaries Welcome

The university takes a multifaceted approach to help people turn ideas into businesses. Time and again, UT has demonstrated that extraordinary things can happen when enterprising minds from industry and academia share the same goals — and the same space. As the university works to advance society through the development of new knowledge, it also […]

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Visionaries Welcome

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Startup: ‘Charge It’ to Make a Difference

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Dreams Fulfilled

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Shedding Light

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Challenge for Mcketta a $28 Million Success

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

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