Features & Stories

Updated March 27, 2020 The Texas Global building is CLOSED Effective March 16, staff are working remotely to continue services. Please contact us through the following ways. International Student and Scholar Services Email: hotline@austin.… Read more



Three UT students became the first Longhorn cohort to complete Peace Corps Prep—a new intensive certificate program offering participants a competitive edge among the thousands of applicants and preparing them for their service abroad.  Peace Corps… Read more



Since he was a child, Gabriel Cortez had always been eager to learn about other countries and connect with new cultures. Peace Corps was a unique opportunity for him to do just that, and after graduating from his alma mater, he was accepted into… Read more



International relations and global studies students at UT are addressing real-world foreign policy issues through Diplomacy Lab, a U.S. State Department program that calls on academics around the country to produce innovative research on foreign… Read more



For the fifth straight year, The University of Texas at Austin ranks among the Peace Corps’ top volunteer-producing schools. The university ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 13 among large size schools on the Peace Corps’ 2020 list of colleges and… Read more



AUSTIN, Texas — For the 11th consecutive year, The University of Texas at Austin is one of the top U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. students, ranking higher than any other research institution in Texas… Read more



When Eduardo Maldonado Cruz first made the journey from Mexico City to The University of Texas in 2018 for the Academic English Program, he was concentrated on one goal: refining his English to prepare for his admission into UT Petroleum and… Read more



The University of Texas at Austin is proud to announce its selection as an Institute Partner for the 2020 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders.  Beginning in mid-June, the university will host its seventh consecutive cohort of 25… Read more



The Munib and Angela Masri Foundation pledged $10.5 million to the Jackson School of Geosciences to establish and fund graduate fellowships from Palestinian, Jordanian and Lebanese universities.  The endowment will be used to support research on… Read more



From Sonia Feigenbaum, Senior Vice Provost for Global Engagement/Chief International Officer   Dear UT community: As part of the university’s ongoing commitment to student and employee health, we are closely monitoring the outbreak of the novel… Read more



Selections from the archive of internationally renowned and Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez (1927–2014) will be on view for the first time during an exhibition opening Feb. 1 at the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas… Read more



Texas Global welcomed to campus over 400 international and exchange students representing more than 38 countries, introducing them to all things Texan at New International Student Orientation. The students gathered in the Shirley Bird Perry… Read more



In collaboration with Savitribai Phule Pune University, UT Associate Professor Scott R. Stroud delivered the inaugural lecture at the launch of the new John Dewey Studies Center on Jan. 9 in Pune, India.  Stroud co-founded the center, which is… Read more



Academics representing universities across Mexico and the U.S. came together to strengthen educational partnerships and expand opportunities between the two countries at the U.S. Mexico Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation, and Research… Read more



Of the over 4,000 students who study abroad each year, dozens share the impact international education has had on their lives by documenting their experiences abroad as part of the Global Ambassadors program.  Since 2018, Texas Global has selected… Read more