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John Murphy Endowed Scholarship

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Towards goal of 500 Donors
$111,957.00 Raised
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Project ended on December 31, at 11:55 AM CST
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Teaching Awards

19 awards and honors have been given to John Murphy to recognize his contributions to students, higher ed, and the advertising industry.


Years of Teaching

For 42 years, John Murphy dedicated his life to educating and inspiring students as a professor.


AAF Teams

12 UT AAF teams - each with 10 students or more - had the opportunity to be coached, mentored, and sponsored by John Murphy.


Stickell Internship Program

John Murphy has worked with 298 students through the transformative AAF/UT Vance & Betty Lee Stickell internship program.


Intro to Advertising

318J Intro to Advertising - the course where countless students fell in love with advertising.



John Murphy graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a PhD in Marketing in 1974, but he never left the Forty Acres.


Hall of Fame

In 2017, John Murphy was inducted into the American Advertising Federation Southwest Division Hall of Fame.


Table Tennis and Croquet

An estimated number of games he has played, many of which with students.


Days on Campus

Thousands of days (and counting!) he has been on campus - always with the goal of helping students.


Lives Impacted

John Murphy has taught, coached, inspired, and mentored an estimated 27,000 students during his time at UT.

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