A manipulation strategy often used in marketing and fundraising known as “Door-in-the-Face” could backfire among less concrete thinkers, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.
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
Bernard Rapoport, a Waco businessman who was active in higher education, politics, human rights and philanthropy, died Thursday, April 5.
People are more inspired to give when they see others contributing their time and money to a good cause outside their home state, according to a new psychology study from The University of Texas at Austin.
People who see the “glass as half empty” may be more willing to contribute to a common goal if they already identify with it, according to researchers from The University of Texas at Austin, University of Chicago and Sungkyunkwan University.
The University of Texas at Austin honored seven outstanding men and women and three organizations on Dec. 9 with the Community Leadership Awards.
The College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin is honoring four individuals and a foundation with the Robert C. Jeffrey Benefactor Award for their contributions of time, labor and philanthropy.
Austin Chronicle Arts Editor Robert Faires will reprise an excerpted version of his notable one-man take on "Henry V" in the fifth annual David O. Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama hosted by the Fine Arts Library on Thursday, April 1 at 5:30 p.m. in the Capitol Room of the Blanton Museum of Art's Edgar A.… » Continue Reading
Six people will be recognized by the College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin with the Robert C. Jeffrey Benefactor Award for their contributions of time, talent and philanthropy.
Dr. Laurence E. Lynn Jr., and Dr. Francie Ostrower lead a list of new faculty who will join the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin for the 2008-09 academic year.