Scholar Receives President’s Leadership Award

Forty Acres Scholar Armiya Humphrey came to The University of Texas to get a well-rounded education. Now a sophomore, Humphrey—an accounting and humanities major in the business honors program—is actively working toward that goal. Humphrey recently received the President’s Leadership Award, an honor given to undergraduate students who make an impact at UT by demonstrating … Read more

Year in Review: The Forty Acres Scholars Look Back

The end of another academic year has arrived, and UT’s most elite bunch of freshmen and sophomores—the Forty Acres Scholars—are taking a look back at their accomplishments on the UT campus thus far. Last week, all 23 of the current Forty Acres Scholars met at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center to present about their endeavors at … Read more

Forty Acres Scholar Elected to Liberal Arts Council

Arjun Rawal is a first-year Forty Acres Scholar, but he is already making an impact at UT. Rawal was recently elected as a member of the Committee on Academic Affairs for the Liberal Arts Council. As a member of the committee, Rawal will focus on facilitating discussions of academic issues and making sure that those … Read more

Hellen Awino Travels From Kenya to the Top of the Tower

At 8 years old, Hellen Awino moved from Kenya to the U.S. Her parents made the choice in hopes of giving their daughter more opportunities. When it came time for Awino to attend college, her decision came down to UT or A&M. It wasn’t until the Texas Exes Scholar interview process that she decided to … Read more