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President Powers to Receive Distinguished Citizen Award from Capitol Area Boy Scouts of America

Bill Powers, president of The University of Texas at Austin, has been named recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Citizen Award by the Capitol Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. he award recognizes Powers for having taken on leadership roles in education and civic service that resulted in expanding opportunity and understanding.

Leadership Academy to Prepare Texas High School Students for Future Challenges

One hundred students from Texas high schools will arrive at The University of Texas at Austin June 12 to begin an intensive five-day leadership academy.

Texas Water in UT Tower-Shaped Bottle to Raise Millions for Academic Scholarships

Texas Water in UT Tower-Shaped Bottle to Raise Millions for Academic Scholarships

H2Orange®, a new purified Texas water in a unique scale-model replica of the iconic University of Texas at Austin Tower, will raise millions of dollars for academic scholarships, fellowships and internships at the university, it was announced today by university President William Powers Jr. and GSD&M co-founders Steve Gurasich and Tim McClure.

Prominent Figures Among Convocation Speakers at The University of Texas at Austin May 20-22

The nation's deputy secretary of state, several corporate executives, a nationally recognized political strategist and a Texas entrepreneur/philanthropist are among the speakers scheduled for convocation ceremonies at The University of Texas at Austin May 20-22.

Red McCombs To Be Honored on 10th Anniversary of $50 Million Gift to Business School

Red McCombs To Be Honored on 10th Anniversary of $50 Million Gift to Business School

Texas entrepreneur and businessman Red McCombs and his wife Charline will be honored at a gala on May 13 in recognition of his transformational gift to the school that now bears his name, McCombs School of Business. The event will be held at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, a building McCombs was instrumental…   » Continue Reading

Thomas W. Gilligan Appointed Dean of McCombs School of Business

Thomas W. Gilligan Appointed Dean of McCombs School of Business

Dr. Thomas W. Gilligan, the E. Morgan Stanley Chair in Business Administration and professor of finance and business economics at the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business in Los Angeles, has been appointed dean of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.