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The University of Texas system could beat out an Ivy League as the richest school

(UT Austin/Twitter)

The University of Texas system could overtake Harvard University as the U.S. school with the largest endowment.

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Graduates react to student loan forgiveness with relief

(Caitlin Villalobos)

When Caitlin Villalobos learned about the White House’s loan forgiveness plan on Wednesday, she said she felt overwhelmed.

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UT begins $6 billion fundraising campaign, biggest ever among Texas universities

The University of Texas says the campaign is the largest in the history of Texas universities. (Allie Goulding/The Texas Tribune)

By Lomi Kriel

The University of Texas at Austin announced the biggest philanthropic campaign ever undertaken by a Texas university Friday, pledging to raise $6 billion, with one-sixth of that sum to pay for student scholarships and support.

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