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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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Field Tested

By Andrea Campetella For friends and former UT colleagues Bonnie Bain, BA ’65, MS ’67, and Jean Avera, there is no better teacher than experience. That’s why they’re passionate about field education at the School of Social Work and why they teamed up to create the Jane Addams Field Education Development Endowment. While working in […]

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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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Student Research, Technology Get a Boost

Two recent grants illustrate the power of philanthropy to transform research for faculty and students alike. The W. M. Keck Foundation awarded the university $1 million to develop an ultra-bright laser and another $500,000 to help undergraduates utilize advanced technologies in their research. “These two grants support our core missions as a public research university […]

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Student Research, Technology Get a Boost

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

More than a Game: the Denius-Sams Gaming Academy

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Put your Best Foot Forward for UT

Monday, April 20, 2015

A College Scholarship Is More than Just Money

Monday, April 20, 2015

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