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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.
Until There's a Cure: 21 Ways Longhorns Fight Cancer
Faculty are tackling the challenge from many fronts, working to more deeply understand cancer in order to defeat it. "There is still so much work to be done." Check out the research.
40 for 40 Debut Sets UT Fundraising Record
The 40 Hours for the Forty Acres campaign hoped to raise $40,000 for UT. In true Longhorn spirit, students, alumni and friends smashed that goal. See the campaign results.
Looking Back at the Civil Rights Summit
Browse images, quotes and observations from the summit, including student reactions to this historic gathering.
Know - Your connection to a world of ideas

Academic Dates & Deadlines

December 17, Wednesday: University residence halls close at 9:00 am.
December 19, Friday: Commissioning of ROTC graduates.
December 20, Saturday: Official graduation date. (No public exercises.)

Events

Wednesday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m. -5 p.m.:
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 8 a.m. -8 p.m.:
Thursday, Dec. 18, All-day:
Tower Talk

As we near the close of 2014, I want to wish you happy holidays and a joyful winter break.

When the campus comes alive with students once again in January, we will have a new chancellor, Distinguished Alumnus Bill McRaven. I congratulate Admiral McRaven on his new role, and I want to thank Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa for his service to the UT System over the past five years and wish him well in the next chapter of his career...