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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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Matches Light a Fire in Liberal Arts

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 […]

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A Royal Artifact Finds a New Home

Friday, February 10, 2017

Matches Light a Fire in Liberal Arts

Thursday, February 9, 2017

On Her Way

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Brain Waves

Thursday, February 9, 2017

UFCU Commits $1 Million to Improving Population Health

Thursday, January 19, 2017

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