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CEO and senior manager of public relations firm, GolinHarris, give insight into communication careers

March 8, 2013

Fred Cook, CEO of GolinHarris, said confidence is key in landing new work experiences. Cook shared personal experiences that led him to create his own public relations firm in a talk on Thursday. Cook...

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Senior Fellows program sponsors lecture by Emmy Award-winning storyteller Gioia Timpanelli

March 6, 2013

Emmy Award-winning storyteller and author Gioia Timpanelli spoke about the importance of the ancient art of storytelling in a lecture Tuesday.  In the presentation titled, “The Art of Storytelling,”...

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Faculty calls for reevaluation of immigration laws

March 6, 2013

At a bipartisan policy forum on immigration, Gary Freeman, government department chair, said the U.S. legal immigration system is in need of re-evaluation. UT faculty led the forum on immigration in...

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UT Sikh Students Association holds first Desi Culture Night for South Asian cultures

March 4, 2013

The Sikh Students Association hosted its first-ever Desi Culture Night on Friday, showcasing a variety of South Asian religions and cultures through art, games and performances.  Students walked...

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Texas Sen. Royce West encourages involvement in communities of Texas at 2013 African American Legislative Summit

February 27, 2013

During the 2013 African American Legislative Summit, Texas Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, gave the keynote speech at the Community Awards Breakfast — an event recognizing Texas leaders and former members...

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Blanton gives behind-the-scenes tour on painting restoration

February 22, 2013

The Blanton Museum of Art gave a sneak peak into how paintings and drawings are restored during a tour Thursday afternoon.  The tour, titled “Restoration and Revelation: Conserving the Suida-Manning...

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Faculty invited to recycle and swap old office supplies for new items

February 20, 2013

Notebooks, printer cartridges and other office supplies were organized onto tables in the Anna Hiss Gymnasium on Tuesday for UT’s first Trash to Treasure Office Supply Swap. The Campus Environmental...

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Former Atlanta mayor gives keynote speech during annual Barbara Jordan Forum

February 20, 2013

Members of the Texas Legislature, faculty, students and alumni gathered to honor the life and work of Barbara Jordan at a luncheon Tuesday. As part of the 17th annual Barbara Jordan Forum, Shirley Franklin,...

UT joins Stanford in multimedia initiative

February 14, 2013

UT is one of two universities in the nation participating in a new campus initiative called The Creative Activist Network, sponsored by Participant Media and Austin-based nonprofit, Students of the World. The...

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Students from five Texas universities unite at Capitol for Flagship Legislative Day

February 13, 2013

Students from UT, Texas A&M University, Texas State University, Texas Tech University and the University of Houston united at the Texas Capitol on Tuesday to lobby for higher education funding. The...

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Senior Fellows program sponsors lecture on Greek mythology and ancient tales

February 8, 2013

A philosophy and classics professor drew connections between Ancient Greek myths and some common dilemmas of modern life during a lecture Thursday. In the presentation, Paul Woodruff examined two Greek...

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Bobby Bones Show moving to Nashville

February 6, 2013

Top-rated, local radio sensation “The Bobby Bones Show” is broadcasting its last show in Austin this Friday before moving to Nashville to become the biggest country music show in the U.S.  The...

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Schusterman Center hosts speaker on Jewish history

January 25, 2013

Scholars studying Jewish history are beginning to consider differences between actuality and people’s perceptions of Jewish history and culture, said Moshe Rosman, a professor of Jewish history at...

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Ahmadi students hold blood drive to raise awareness of religious persecutions

January 18, 2013

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Students Organization held an on-campus blood drive Thursday that will continue Friday in response to persecution of Shiite and Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan. The organization and...

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Dorm offers full year contracts

January 16, 2013

The Division of Housing and Food Service (DHFS) is offering full-year contracts to incoming and returning students looking for the full on-campus living experience during the 2013-2014 school year. The...