Campus and Community

Meet Linda Yoo, Class of 2018

May 16, 2018
Linda Yoo, Class of 2018

Linda Yoo chose to be a nurse because she knows what it feels like to be sitting in a hospital. Yoo has a chronic autoimmune illness. Now she wants to follow in the footsteps of the great nurses who advocated for her.

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UT’s First Startup Investment Fund for All

May 15, 2018
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For the first time, all student entrepreneurs have a source of real cash to build their ideas and the opportunity to serve as venture capital investors.

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Meet Terry Orr, Class of 2018

May 15, 2018
Terry Orr

Terry Orr jokes that pursuing a degree in classical archaeology in his late 70s was all a ploy to avoid retirement. “You know, learning is a good thing,” he said. “Either learn or you die.”

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Meet Lawrence Garvin, II, Class of 2018

May 15, 2018
Lawrence Garvin

As a kid, Lawrence Garvin, II loved football. His dream was to be like Vince Young and play for the Longhorns. But in high school, Garvin decided his path was to be a doctor. He kept his sights on UT Austin as his top school.

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Meet Amanda Meriwether, Class of 2018

May 15, 2018
Amanda Meriwether

Amanda Meriwether was always the “perfect student.” However, during her time at UT, she says she developed a greater sense of perspective, realizing that there is more to focus on than getting perfect grades.

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