Topic: Volunteerism

The Project expands to Texas Exes' chapters nationwide

Jan. 20, 2012
The Project expands to Texas Exes' chapters nationwide

The university's largest day of service on Feb. 25 is branching out this year to include alumni around the nation. Watch a video on how to get involved.

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The science of generosity

Dec. 22, 2011
The science of generosity

Any altruistic act contributes to a well-functioning society. But what makes people give? Social scientists are examining what motivates good will.

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Thousands of Students Expected to Spruce up Austin Neighborhood

Feb. 16, 2011

More than 1,500 University of Texas at Austin student volunteers are expected to participate in Project 2011, one of the largest one-day student- and community-run service events in the nation, on Saturday, Feb. 26. The event begins at Lanier High School at 8:30 a.m. with a welcome program that includes Representative Lloyd Doggett and Student Government President Scott Parks.

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UT Elementary students raise funds for Haiti

June 17, 2010
UT Elementary School fifth-grade students participate in "Walk 4 Water," an annual fundraising event that promotes

As Little Longhorns, students at The University of Texas Elementary School desire nothing more than to mirror students at The University of Texas at Austin, where service learning is a dynamic component to the curriculum and allows students to have an impact on the community.

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Longhorns Lend a Hand in New York City

June 14, 2010
Longhorns Lend a Hand in New York City

What can 11 Texas Exes, a few university staff members and 19 prospective students accomplish on a spring Saturday in New York City? They can get busy changing the world, of course.

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