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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

November 1, Saturday: Application deadline for Maymester programs.
November 4, Tuesday: [169] Last day an undergraduate student may, with the dean's approval, withdraw from the University or drop a class except for urgent and substantiated, nonacademic reasons.
November 4, Tuesday: Last day an undergraduate student may change registration in a class to or from the pass/fail basis.
Tower Talk

I want to share with you a very important development. UT Austin recently received a research grant of $58 million to head a team studying methane hydrate, a substance found in abundance beneath the ocean floor and under Arctic permafrost. The U.S. Department of Energy is providing more than $41 million, with the remainder coming from industry and research partners. The fact that this is one of the largest research grants in the...