Community Engagement

UT-University Charter School Teachers Come Together for a Day of Learning
Charter school teachers shared best practices during a day of learning on campus.
Campaign for Texas Goes Out with a Bang
The state's most ambitious fundraising campaign to date concluded Aug. 31, topping its $3 billion goal by $115 million and breaking records in the process.
LIVESTRONG Gift Pushes UT Past $3 Billion Goal
The $50 million gift will establish the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes at the Dell Medical School. Read more about how the partnership will advance a new model of patient-centered care.
"All we have to do is never give up" – UT Hosts Africa's Next Great Entrepreneurs
25 young African entrepreneurs spent the summer at UT for the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the White House's signature effort to invest in Africa's emerging leaders. Learn more.
Around the World Tour: Longhorns Play Asia, London
Summertime is world tour season for big-time musicians: Bruno Mars, Katy Perry and the University of Texas Wind Ensemble. That's right! The UTWE just returned from Asia and Europe.
Know - Your connection to a world of ideas
Charter school teachers shared best practices during a day of learning on campus.
The state's most ambitious fundraising campaign to date concluded Aug. 31, topping its $3 billion goal by $115 million and breaking records in the process.
The $50 million gift will establish the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes at the Dell Medical School. Read more about how the partnership will advance a new model of patient-centered care.
25 young African entrepreneurs spent the summer at UT for the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the White House's signature effort to invest in Africa's emerging leaders. Learn more.
Summertime is world tour season for big-time musicians: Bruno Mars, Katy Perry and the University of Texas Wind Ensemble. That's right! The UTWE just returned from Asia and Europe.

News Stories

Published: Nov. 24

Bevo XIV enjoys his 96th birthday on Thanksgiving 2012.

When the football team takes the field Thursday, one Longhorn will celebrate his birthday.

But instead of a birthday cake, he’ll feast on bales of hay.

Published: Nov. 24

Around dinner tables and on social media, families and friends are expressing gratitude as part of the Thanksgiving tradition.

But taking the time to reflect on the positive parts of our lives is more than just an engrained part of the holiday’s celebration — it also boosts our mental wellbeing, prompts us to give back to others and steers us on a healthy path.

The University of Texas at Austin is — and always has been — a university for the people of Texas. Whether we are teaming up with community organizations to tackle health care issues, bring the arts to underserved areas or solve environmental problems, we take seriously our mission of service.

The university has a rich tradition of working with communities across the state through collaborative activities and programs that involve our faculty, staff and students. Such partnerships are mutually beneficial to the university and the community. Not only are university resources shared with communities, but community knowledge and experiences are shared with the university, helping improve learning and scholarship.

Visit the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement to learn more about community-university partnerships that transform lives.

Events

Thursday, Nov. 27, 5 p.m. -7 p.m.:
Thursday, Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m. -9 p.m.:
Thursday, Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m. -9:30 p.m.: