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

September 26, Friday: Second tuition payment due for students who selected the three-payment plan.
October 1, Wednesday: Application deadline for International Education Fee Scholarship (IEFS) for spring and Maymester study abroad programs.
October 13, Monday: Last day to apply for a graduate degree.


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Tower Talk


Former Longhorn Band Director Vince DiNino, a fixture at Royal-Memorial Stadium for decades, died September 9 at the age of 95.

Arriving on the 40 Acres in 1955, DiNino is credited with transforming a loosely organized collection of students into the now-celebrated Showband of the Southwest. Mr. D, as many alumni remember him, was himself a...