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MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Austin President Powers to Deliver Final State of the University Address on Sept. 22

EVENT: Bill Powers, president of The University of Texas at Austin, will deliver his ninth and final State of the University Address, presenting a public assessment on the progress of the institution. He will highlight the university’s accomplishments during the past year and outline the challenges and goals for the coming year. The event is…   » Continue Reading

UT Austin Raises Record $856 Million in Final Year of $3 Billion Campaign to Support Students and Excellence

UT Austin Raises Record $856 Million in Final Year of $3 Billion Campaign to Support Students and Excellence

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin has successfully completed its historic Campaign for Texas by raising $856 million in 2013-14, an amount believed to be the largest ever raised by any Texas institution in a single year.

$10 Million Campaign Establishes Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations at UT Austin

$10 Million Campaign Establishes Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations at UT Austin

The University of Texas at Austin has announced the completion of a $10 million fundraising campaign to establish the Stan Richards School of Advertising and Public Relations, named in honor of Stan Richards, founder of Dallas-based advertising agency The Richards Group, the largest independent agency in America.

MEDIA ADVISORY: 400 Volunteers to Help 7,300+ Students “Mooov-In” at UT Austin

The University of Texas at Austin will welcome more than 7,300 students from 42 states, 35 countries and five continents as they “Mooov-In” to 14 on-campus residence halls. Nearly 400 faculty members, staffers and student volunteers will be on hand to help the newest generation of Longhorns and their families “Mooov-In.” Mooov-In is organized by…   » Continue Reading

Vince Young Returns to the Forty Acres to Support Programs for Low-Income, First-Generation Students

Vince Young Returns to the Forty Acres to Support Programs for Low-Income, First-Generation Students

Former Longhorns quarterback Vince Young, who led the team to the 2005 national championship, is returning to The University of Texas at Austin to work for the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE).

MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Austin President to Welcome Incoming Students at Rio Grande Valley Send-Off in Brownsville

EVENT: The 2014 Student Send-Off will honor 105 new students from the lower Rio Grande Valley who are about to attend The University of Texas at Austin. This year marks the 21st anniversary of this event, which will feature Bill Powers, president of the university.

Chevron Invests $800,000 in The University of Texas at Austin

Chevron Corp. recently announced an $800,000 gift to The University of Texas at Austin through its University Partnership Program, mainly to support programs in the McCombs School of Business, Cockrell School of Engineering and Jackson School of Geosciences, the primary areas where Chevron recruits employees.

Media Advisory: Report Will Address State of Black-Owned Businesses in Texas

EVENT: State Sen. Royce West and University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will join researchers from The University of Texas at Austin as they issue a report, prepared in collaboration with the Texas Association of African American Chambers of Commerce, on the state of black-owned businesses in Texas. The event is open to…   » Continue Reading

Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business to be Established at UT Austin

The Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Energy, Law and Business will be established jointly by the School of Law and the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

Acclaimed Writer Ian McEwan’s Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

Acclaimed Writer Ian McEwan’s Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

AUSTIN, Texas — The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has acquired the archive of writer Ian McEwan (b. 1948), one of the most distinguished novelists of his generation.