What Starts Here

On A Course for Mars

UT aerospace engineering student is breaking down barriers and making her dreams come true.

What starts here changes the world — and that starts with generous donors. Read more about the students, faculty and programs changing the world with your support.


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Changing the Cancer Equation

UT partnership integrates emerging disciplines of computational oncology and machine learning to transform the future of cancer care.

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Engaging the Senses

Karl and Nelda Buckman’s gift supports new collaboration space for immersive art in the College of Fine Arts.

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Kendra Scott Supports Future Women Business Leaders

This new investment will help thousands of women pursue their business aspirations.

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DJ Green and Professor Larry Speck

An Air Force veteran and first-generation college student receives a life-changing opportunity when he’s admitted to The University of Texas at Austin.

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World’s Best Faculty

Giving Back to the Future

Giving Back to the Future

A transformative gift from UT alumnus J. Mike Walker gives students and faculty in UT’s Cockrell School of Engineering an extraordinary opportunity to become leaders and change the world.

A Unique Approach to Brain Health

A Unique Approach to Brain Health

UT is advancing knowledge on Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and other neurodegenerative conditions with the financial support of Jim and Miriam Mulva.

Energizing Innovation

Energizing Innovation

Jeff and Mindy Hildebrand’s investment in petroleum and geosystems engineering has made a world-changing impact on students, faculty and research at UT.

The Patton Challenge

The Patton Challenge

With a world-changing gift of $20 million and an inspired plan to raise even more money, Bobby and Sherri Patton have had an impact on lives, both on the Forty Acres and far beyond.

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Leaders of Tomorrow

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World’s Best Faculty

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Health Transformation

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Vibrant Future

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Law, Love and Legacy

UT Professors Louise and Steven Weinberg found the perfect home at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Latest Stories

From the President

From the President

The public phase of UT Austin’s What Starts Here campaign — the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of higher education in Texas — launched on March 4 and 5.

Space to Explore

Space to Explore

Within UT’s Cockrell School of Engineering, students can venture into a variety of exciting projects.

Eye on the Future

Eye on the Future

The Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute, part of UT Health Austin and Dell Medical School, provides Texans with unparalleled ophthalmological care.

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