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Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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LBJ School of Public Affairs announces chief fundraiser

Nolan Hicks November 11, 2010

The LBJ School of Public Affairs announced Tuesday that Carolyn Miles Garber is its new director of development, a position that has been vacant for five years. Garber will be in charge of the school’s...

Students celebrate by whirling

Ahsika Sanders November 10, 2010

  A brief eulogy to Islamic prophets and a medley of flutes opened the floor for the spinning dance of worship delivered by the Whirling Dervishes of Rumi on Tuesday night. The Islamic...

Fulbright scholarship awarded to professor

Allie Kolechta November 10, 2010

Z. Jeff Chen, a professor in the Section of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, will head to the University of Cambridge in England on a scholarship to research and teach as a 2010 Fulbright Scholar. Each...

‘Transmedia’ explored by experts

Yvonne Marquez November 10, 2010

Two new media experts presented a world of transmedia storytelling — a multiplatform way of storytelling with each individual media telling a different part of the story but creating a cohesive...

Panel speaks on building ‘green’ for sustainability

Allie Kolechta November 10, 2010

Implementing sustainable features with the future of a company in mind is the best way to maximize their economic benefits, said Gregory P. Fuller, chief operating officer at real estate firm Granite...

Woman shot in North Austin by boyfriend dies in hospital

Aziza Musa November 10, 2010

A woman died Monday after a man shot her outside an East Austin establishment over the weekend. Eula Nutall, 37, and her boyfriend Johnny Barr, 37, had a confrontation at the Airport Bar and Grill,...

Former officer Quintana jailed for assault, trespassing charges

Aziza Musa November 10, 2010

Leander police charged and arrested former Austin Police Officer Leonardo Quintana on Tuesday for misdemeanors, said Wayne Vincent, Austin Police Association president. The Austin American-Statesman...

UT System investment company awards bonuses to employees

Collin Eaton November 10, 2010

University of Texas Investment Management Company’s board of directors gave $5.1 million in bonuses to 30 employees Tuesday, citing high investment returns that raised the Permanent University...

Injured woman aided by coworkers

Aziza Musa November 10, 2010

Before last Tuesday, Austin resident Jasmin Rodriguez could carry out mundane tasks, such as walking and sitting, without any aid. Now, she cannot stand for an extended period of time without becoming...

A&M tuition bill splits student government

Allison Kroll November 10, 2010

When Texas A&M University’s student body President Jacob Robinson vetoed a bill from the university’s senate earlier this week, the issue of in-state tuition for undocumented Texas residents...

Undocumented students support DREAM

Audrey White November 10, 2010

Six students repeated a simple message: “I am undocumented, and I am unafraid.” Their voices rose above the hurried shuffle of the West Mall on Tuesday morning as they shared their stories...

Board spends on football games, resorts as part of ‘official duties’

Collin Eaton November 10, 2010

UT Board of Regents Chairman Colleen McHugh likes to live comfortably when she travels on university business. McHugh ran up $950 in charges in January at the Montage Beverly Hills hotel while in...

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