Campus and Community

Meet Jacob Van Geffen, Class of 2018

May 17, 2018
Jacob Van Geffen

Jacob Van Geffen started coding early. He loved the feeling of creating something from scratch. He knew that he wanted others to be able to experience that feeling as well. UT Austin helped him accomplish that goal.

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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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