Go for the Gold and Give Something Back!
Worthington Essay Prize, The University of Texas (Plan II Liberal Arts)
The Roger and Ann Worthington Essay Contest aims to elicit sophisticated
student thinking about contemporary issues. Undergraduates in the University
of Texas Plan II Honors Program submit essays to compete for $500 in prize money.
Student Speaker Alexandra Chirinos; Convocation Speaker
Roger Worthington, Plan II '83;
Plan II Director, Professor Paul Woodruff
Gilbert Excellence Endowment
, University of Texas
’ Brackenridge Lab
A former student has decided to honor a former mentor, UT integrative
biology professor Larry Gilbert, with a gift to the Brackenridge Field
Laboratory. Gilbert is approaching retirement after 28 years as the lab's director.
Roger Worthington, a UT alumnus and California-based trial lawyer, and
his wife, Ann, will donate $500,000 to UT's College of Natural Sciences
to establish the Lawrence E. Gilbert, Jr. Excellence Endowment.
Lawrence Gilbert and Roger Worthington
Worthington Commencement Speech at University of Texas.
On May 17, 2003 Roger Worthington gave the commencement address to the
Plan II Honors Program at the University of Texas. ‘Do Well, Get
Well, Raise Hell and Get to Heaven.’