Press Releases

Our press releases highlight new programs and relevant news happening at the International Office. For media inquiries, please call (512) 232-5401 or email world@austin.utexas.edu.

 
UT alumnus and Peace Corps volunteer Josh Alvarez with indigenous micro-entrepreneurs in Costa Rica, where he leads entrepreneurship workshops and helps create business plans.

UT Austin Among Peace Corps’ 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges & Universities

Feb. 21, 2018 | AUSTIN, Texas – Today, the Peace Corps announced that The University of Texas at Austin ranked No. 8 among large schools on the agency’s 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 61 Longhorns currently volunteering… Read more


 
Street view of Antigua Guatemala

Ruta Maya Creates Scholarship for Study Abroad in Guatemala and Belize

Dec. 21, 2017 | AUSTIN, Texas –Ruta Maya Coffee Company has announced it will award a $4,500 scholarship to Andres Garza, junior anthropology major at The University of Texas at Austin, to support his study abroad experience on the program Bridging Cultures in… Read more


 
Group Photo of YALI fellows at Carver Museum

The University of Texas at Austin to Host 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Apr. 16, 2017 | The International Office at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to announce that it has been selected as an Institute Partner for the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Beginning in mid-June, UT will host 25 bright… Read more


 
Peace Corps Volunteer speaking to a group of students

UT Austin Ranked 25 Among Top Volunteer-Producing Universities

Feb. 28, 2017 | DALLAS – Today, the Peace Corps announced that the University of Texas at Austin ranked No. 25 among large schools on the agency’s 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 36 Longhorns currently volunteering worldwide… Read more


 
Group photo of YALI fellows standing in front of the UT Tower

Nelson Mandela Day Event

Jun. 28, 2016 | Media Advisory For Immediate Release June 28, 2016   Rotary Media Contact: Patrick Harrison 917.880.4102 pharrisonrotary@gmail.com IO Media Contact: Alison Boland 501.772.9940 alison.w.boland@austin.utexas.edu     Nelson Mandela… Read more