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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.
Opinion: Congress Should End Immigrant Detention Quotas
The burgeoning business of immigrant detention is an overlooked and critical civil rights issue that demands our attention, says clinical law professor Barbara Hines. Read more.
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Academic Dates & Deadlines

September 1, Monday: Labor Day holiday.
September 2, Tuesday: Last day of the official add/drop period.
September 12, Friday: Twelfth class day; this is the date the official enrollment count is taken.
Tower Talk

This is the first week of the fall semester of 2014, and our campus is buzzing with activity. It’s especially exciting to feel the energy of new students as they begin this life-changing experience. Tuesday night, we gathered on the Main Mall to celebrate this new chapter with a freshman convocation we call Gone to Texas. Music, spirit groups, and a strong lineup of speakers primed our freshmen for their college careers. And, to the students...