In The Department2012-2013 Student Awards Announced
Special awards for outstanding academic performance, teaching, study abroad, and scholarships were announced on Wednesday, May 1, at our annual Departmental Awards Ceremony, organized by Irene Eibsenstein-Alvisi and Beatriz Schleppe.
More than 100 undergraduate and graduate students, nominated by their instructors, received awards at the event. This year's ceremony was held in the new Student Activity Center Ballroom. Our talented Graduate Coordinator, Chaz Nailor, performed Mozart and Bizet.
Congraulations to all our award recipients! See the program here.
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French Graduate Student Scholarships, 2014-2015
For the 2014-2015 academic year, the Department of French and Italian at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to offer scholarship packages of $25,000 annually for up to six years of graduate study in French Linguistics and French Studies.
Paola Bonifazio has been awarded a Summer Research Assignment for 2014 to support her research project entitled "The Genealogy of Postfeminism."
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Provost Greg Fenves announced 20 leading faculty innovators at The University of Texas at Austin have been appointed as inaugural Provost's Teaching Fellows.
The Provost's Teaching Fellows program is designed to strengthen faculty participation and governance in the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), enhance faculty collaboration across disciplinary and institutional boundaries, and support specific faculty-led projects to improve teaching and learning.