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A New Website Developed at UT is Leveling the Playing Field for Texas Students

Before we meet for coffee on a summer afternoon, Michelle Snyder is showing a high school student how to set up a bank account. “She didn’t know if she needed...

 
 

UT is Now Home to the Fastest Supercomputer at Any U.S. University

The term “medical research” might bring to mind a sterile room with white lab coats, goggles, and vials. But for cutting-edge researchers, that picture is much...

 
 

Reading Ahead

Literacy First is teaching Austin how to read—one child at a time. Just a few days after the new year, more than 100 Americorps members sit in a room for an intensive,...

 
 

A Beautiful Mind

Emma Scribner’s brain isn’t quite like anyone else’s—and that’s just the way she likes it. It’s so cool how we can see colors in music,” a young Emma...

 
 

A Week at Accounting Camp

Charles Enriquez, BA ’98, asks the room of 48 high school students what they had heard about the McCombs School of Business before they arrived at camp.  “It’s...

 
 

Independent, Not Alone

How UT is creating community for foster and independent students Maria Suarez-Magana can handle working two jobs in high school. She can handle being homeless at...

 
 

Sanya Richards-Ross Sends Students to Prom

Former UT student-athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist Sanya Richards-Ross, ’04, is passionate about prom. But 14 years ago, she almost missed her own. A...

 
 

One Kidney, Two Lives

Kyle Anderson wasn’t planning on being an organ donor. He jokes that he still isn’t listed as one on his driver’s license, but perhaps he should be. Even...

 
 

Texas Ex Brings Pop-Up Birthdays to Kids in Need

Laila Scott’s 9-year-old son Cole steps up to the table and reaches for the next present on the stack—a set of Hot Wheels. Once he’s wrapped it in red paper,...

 
 

Cruising Horns

Michelle Babin Coyle, MEd ’07, Life Member, shared this photo from a family cruise with her son, David Babin, BS ’14, Life Member. Michelle and her husband,...

 
 
 
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