Features & Stories

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

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

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

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

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

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

For liberal arts student Fiona Hua, gaining cross-cultural communication skills was both a personal and professional ambition. Before she studied abroad and interned in China, the Global Professional Training program on East and Southeast Asia gave… Read more

A three-century-old architectural gem, Casa Herrera in Antigua, Guatemala, has become an invaluable center for students and faculty researching Mesoamerica. The international UT facility is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.  “Some of the… Read more

UT students and employees traveling to international cities such as Mexico City, Bangkok and Tel Aviv will no longer need to go through extensive restricted regions protocol, thanks to an update in the travel safety policy that went into effect… Read more

Nearly everyone has their own story of transformation and growth through connection with other countries and cultures. To highlight these experiences, universities across the nation celebrate the value of international education and exchange during… Read more

The University of Texas at Austin ranks third in the nation among all U.S. universities for the number of students studying abroad, according to the 2019 Open Doors Report released this week by the Institute of International Education. “We are… Read more