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2007 Feature Story Archive

17 December 2007 - 7 January 2008
Ten to Read Again: Look back at some of the stories that showed the university’s impact in 2007
10 December - 17 December 2007
Seeking Asylum: Law faculty, students at Immigration Clinic work to free detained families at controversial facility
3 December - 10 December 2007
Books that Changed America: Scholars explore seven seminal works that shaped our nation’s history
26 November - 3 December 2007
The Changing Faces of Adoption: Combining ethnicities and cultures, modern adoption approaches can foster loving families, researchers say
19 November - 26 November 2007
A Battle on Many Fronts: Researchers wield variety of weapons in race against development, spread of infectious diseases
12 November - 19 November 2007
Those Who Can, Do: Math and science teacher prep program becomes national model, celebrates 10th birthday
5 November - 12 November 2007
On the Road…Again: Transportation engineer’s plan could relieve roadway crowding by encouraging trips at off-peak times
29 October - 5 November 2007
La Llorona’s Revenge: The wailing ghost of the Southwest haunts canvasses, celluloid and cyberspace
22 October - 29 October 2007
Translating the Arab World: Language, religion and culture are keys to understanding diverse region, scholars say
15 October - 22 October 2007
Digging It: Science academy inspires underrepresented students and next generation of earth scientists
8 October - 15 October 2007
Pasión por Películas: Film professor examines how Latinos are countering stereotypes in Hollywood cinema
1 October - 8 October 2007
Global Solutions: From terrorism to killer epidemics, new Strauss Center addresses the world's most pressing challenges
24 September - 1 October 2007
Listen in on History: Untold stories of African American experience in Austin preserved in oral history project
17 September - 24 September 2007
Ain’t Misbehavin’: Structured play teaches behavior alternatives and life skills to children with autism
10 September - 17 September 2007
Dose of Reality: Can Internet prescription drug purchases endanger your health?
3 September - 10 September 2007
Surfing All the Channels: Media Research Lab taps into consumer behavior to measure advertising effectiveness
25 August - 3 September 2007
Gone To Texas: Texas-sized welcome for new students marks start of academic year
20 August - 25 August 2007
Remixing Mozart: Professors and students use robotics and electronics to reinvigorate an 18th century opera
13 August - 20 August 2007
Summer Vocation: In Texas and around the globe, faculty, staff and students spend summer making an impact
30 July - 13 August 2007
The Perfect FIT: From couch potatoes to world-class athletes, Fitness Institute of Texas helps them achieve their fitness goals
16 July - 30 July 2007
Thanks for the Memory: Researcher helps older adults boost powers of recall and stay mentally fit
2 July - 16 July 2007
Deep Roots?: New DNA tests may reveal your ancestry, but researchers urge caution when interpreting results
18 June - 2 July 2007
The Great Escape: Lose yourself this summer with first-class books selected by faculty and staff
4 June - 18 June 2007
Alaska Bound: Students bike 4,500 miles across continent to raise money and awareness in the fight against cancer
28 May - 4 June 2007
The Good, the Bad and the Intuition: Our “more fun equals less good” instincts affect purchases, food choices, even happiness, studies show
21 May - 28 May 2007
Words Fail Me: Foreign language anxiety crippling for some students, says scholar
14 May - 21 May 2007
A Time for Texas: Class of 2007 graduates seize the moment, creating change in their own communities and around the world
7 May - 14 May 2007
Rooted in Green: Public discourse is key to maintaining environmental resources for the future, professor says
30 April - 7 May 2007
Living Newspapers: High schoolers bring current events to life in curriculum adapting 1930s theater project to the classroom
23 April - 30 April 2007
Supreme Persuasion: Through law clinics, faculty and students beat the odds by bringing unprecedented number of cases before the Supreme Court
16 April - 23 April 2007
Compassionate Lens: From the back roads of Texas to the streets of Sicily, acclaimed photographer Russell Lee captured the dignity of the human spirit
9 April - 16 April 2007
Time Travelers: With interactive documentary project, Austin is first city in nation to put its history into citizens’ hands
2 April - 9 April 2007
Passport to the Arts: ArtesAméricas leads teachers on adventure of a lifetime to bring culture of Mexico into their classrooms
26 March - 2 April 2007
Mom Needs an “A”: Hovering, hyper-involved parents the topic of landmark study
19 March - 26 March 2007
Exploring the Dark: Astronomers race to understand mysterious energy that makes up more than 70 percent of the universe
12 March - 19 March 2007
Seeding the Future: In global conservation project, Wildflower Center preserves bluebonnets, prickly pear and other flora for generations to come
5 March - 12 March 2007
Opening Credits: From editing to set design, Film Institute’s production company gives students key roles bringing “Elvis and Anabelle” to the big screen
26 February - 5 March 2007
The Biggest Open House in Texas: Coming from every corner of the state, Texans embark on new adventures at Explore UT
19 February - 26 February 2007
History Gets Real: Web-based resource gives 20th-century presidents center stage
12 February - 19 February 2007
Language of Love: From diaries to online chats, writing about your romantic relationship may help it last, researchers find
5 February - 12 February 2007
Dynamics of Difference: Is race always central to the work of an African American artist?
27 January - 5 February 2007
Equal Opportunities?: Mentorship benefits both women and men, but does not lead to equal pay, researchers find
22 January - 27 January 2007
Critical Influence: In an African nation where one in five has HIV, communicators tap unexpected channels to deliver life-saving messages
15 January - 22 January 2007
Redefine the Finish Line: Overemphasis on athletic success may limit academic pursuits for African American children
8 January - 15 January 2007
Child’s Play: Demise of play bodes ill for healthy child development, researcher says

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