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Cockrell School Alumnus Leaves $35 Million for Scholarships to Texas’ Top Engineering Students

An alumnus of the Cockrell School of Engineering left $35 million for scholarships that will benefit Texas' top engineering students.

ConocoPhillips Donates More Than $1 Million to The University of Texas at Austin

ConocoPhillips continued its commitment to funding higher education at The University of Texas at Austin yesterday with a contribution of $1.185 million.

Phillips 66 Presents $500,000 Check to The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin has received a $500,000 gift from Phillips 66 that will benefit a range of programs across campus and help support the Cockrell School of Engineering, the McCombs School of Business and the College of Natural Sciences.

Tillerson Family Commits $5 Million to Cockrell School of Engineering, Bolsters Engineering Education and Research Center

Tillerson Family Commits $5 Million to Cockrell School of Engineering, Bolsters Engineering Education and Research Center

Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, and his wife, Renda, have made a personal pledge of $5 million to support the Engineering Education and Research Center (EERC), a 430,000-square-foot facility that will transform the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

$9.3 Million O’Donnell Foundation Gift to Support Students, Teaching, and Faculty

The O’Donnell Foundation has committed $9.3 million to the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) at The University of Texas at Austin to support student fellowships, faculty teaching and faculty recruiting.

Blanton Museum Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Train Future Curators

The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin has been awarded a $504,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish a curatorial fellowship program for a six-year period to help train future museum curators.

UT Austin Breaks Single-Year Fundraising Record

The University of Texas at Austin has raised more money in the current fiscal year than in any previous year — $396 million, with three weeks still to go before the Aug. 31 cutoff — placing it among the top public universities in the nation. The increased philanthropy is essential to maintaining and expanding the…   » Continue Reading

School of Nursing to Enhance Interprofessional Health Care Education with $1 Million Federal Grant

School of Nursing to Enhance Interprofessional Health Care Education with $1 Million Federal Grant

With almost half of Americans living with chronic health conditions, an interprofessional team approach is needed to provide coordinated, high-quality patient care that improves patient outcomes. The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing’s efforts to achieve this goal was recently advanced by a $1 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

Grant Will Increase Number of Mental Health Providers for Underserved Populations

The College of Education has received a $418,305 federal grant to provide specialized training to 15 educational psychology doctoral students who will be working with integrated health care teams to deliver behavioral health services to underserved populations.

New UT Austin Scholarship Honors Mayor of 63 Years from Fort Bend County

New and current University of Texas at Austin students who live in Fort Bend County will have the opportunity to receive a full tuition scholarship in memory of Hilmar Moore, a passionate alumnus who had served as mayor of Richmond for 63 years.