Campus and Alumni News

While on a weeklong partnership exploration visit to Mexico in June 2018, the Global Health Program at Dell Medical School found a wealth of opportunities for medical education and community development — both for the state of Puebla and the state… Read more

The lights. The sounds. The energy. That is what drives flocks of travelers from around the world to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is also what drove UT alumna Jessica Diaz-Hurtado (’15) to take her research abroad, culminating in her thesis and 2014… Read more

All of us at the International Office are proud to lead international education at The University of Texas at Austin and grateful to those who help make it possible. Together with our partners on campus and beyond, we provide global experiences that… Read more

For Ivete Lucas, film serves as a platform that allows her to communicate with people. “It is easier to understand,” she states.   Lucas, who now spends most of her time on the road, is a Latina film director, producer, and editor. She was born in… Read more

India is often described as colorful and chaotic, busy and fast-paced—a symphony of street sounds. Yet, what impressed Texas alumna Jean St. Clair the most was the welcoming spirit. "People were so open and giving in general," she describes.  The… Read more

Prominent Mexican alumni and friends of the University of Texas at Austin gathered recently in Monterrey to reconnect with each other and staff from their alma mater and to strategize on ways to bring Austin and Monterrey closer. Justin Michalka,… Read more

One of the biggest benefits of studying abroad is building an international network and connections that can help advance your career. And one of the biggest benefits of being a UT alumnus is connecting with the Longhorn nation. In early June, UT… Read more

Graduation has come and gone, and as we send off our international graduates on their next journey, we wonder about those who came before, where they ended up, and what role their time at UT played in their lives. We happily stumbled upon a UT… Read more

Training Offers UT Students Skills for Study, Work and Life in Asia and Southeast Asia In today’s global economy, cross-cultural communication is a critical skill for college graduates. In late 2015, students at UT Austin gathered on campus to hone… Read more

The key to landing a job outside the US? Gaining previous experience outside the US. That’s exactly what helped alumna Georgia Kromrei leverage her study abroad experience in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, to secure multiple job offers after wrapping… Read more

Catching up with Kelvin Ma Once you’re a Longhorn, you’re always a Longhorn. And we are so happy when alumni come back to tell us where their experience at UT has taken them in their personal and professional lives. Alumnus Kelvin Ma dropped by… Read more

Students and Alumni Rally to Support UT during Forty Hours for the Forty Acres On April 8-9, 2015, Longhorns all over the world came together during a forty-hour giving campaign appropriately named “Forty Hours for the Forty Acres.” The purpose of… Read more

This past spring, The University of Texas at Austin called upon its alumni, students, and friends to take part in 40 Hours for the Forty Acres, an unprecedented social giving campaign to raise $40,000 for UT in just 40 hours. Part of the university'… Read more

UT alumnus Anthony Spencer, BJ '95, was so inspired by his experience studying in Costa Rica, he created a company to give others access to study abroad. Below, he shares his story. JS: Tell me a little about your road to The University of Texas at… Read more

UT Alumnus Launches Scholarship to Help Students Access Study Abroad Growing up in small-town Floydada, Texas, Imelda Resendiz was convinced she’d never leave the Panhandle. “All my life I had this small-town mindset,” says Resendiz, an accounting… Read more