Advertisement

Austin Local News

News > Austin Local News > UT Austin exceeds $3B goal, Livestrong gives $50M

UT Austin exceeds $3B goal, Livestrong gives $50M

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The University of Texas at Austin has exceeded its $3 billion fundraising goal with a $50 million gift from the Livestrong Foundation. UT officials on Tuesday announced the major donation to the eight-year "Campaign for Texas," which ends Aug. 31. Funds from the Austin-based Livestrong Foundation are earmarked for the Dell Medical School to establish the Livestrong Cancer Institutes. The Dell Medical School will enroll its first class in the summer of 2016.

Photos courtesy of APD On Monday, February 6, 2017 at approximately 5:38 p.m., Austin Police officers responded to...
RRISD logo A Laurel Mountain Elementary School fifth-grade student died yesterday. School officials said there was...
Several Texas cities have seen a disturbing rise of inappropriate relationships between students and teachers. So...
PfISD logo On Thursday, March 2, at 6 p.m., the Pflugerville ISD Board of Trustees will conduct a public hearing...
UPDATE: Sheriff Chody has said that the jail is all-clear and back to normal activities. PREVIOUSLY: Bomb threat...