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2003 Feature Story Archive

22 December 2003 - 5 January 2004 Babes in Media Land: Even youngest children are immersed in multimedia world, groundbreaking study shows
15 December - 22 December 2003 What Would Florence Nightingale Do?: From disaster training to genetics, nursing faculty and students respond to demands of new era
8 December - 15 December 2003 Get Well Sooner: Pioneering drug discovery software helps scientists find better drugs faster
1 December - 8 December 2003 To Catch a Thief: Ex-FBI agent and higher education’s first fraud institute target white-collar criminals
24 November - 1 December 2003 Get Moving!: Exercise is proven way to ease holiday stress
17 November - 24 November 2003 The Science of Religion: Researchers study how religious beliefs influence people’s lives
10 November - 17 November 2003 The Blanton Turns 40: Unparalleled collections and inventive programs move museum into future
3 November - 10 November 2003 An Encyclopedia as Big as Texas: From Amarillo to Zavalla, Texas Historical Association has the Lone Star State covered
27 October - 3 November 2003 Vampires Never Die: No one’s been able to drive a stake through the heart of vampire legend, professor says
20 October - 27 October 2003 The Bottom Line is Green: McCombs School of Business students use power of business to protect environment and improve social conditions
13 October - 20 October 2003 Writing Austin’s Lives: More than 800 residents tell their stories in Humanities Institute community project
6 October - 13 October 2003 Predicting the Path of Infectious Diseases: Mathematical modeling traces the spread of SARS and other illnesses through human contact
29 September - 6 October 2003 So You Want to Make a Movie: Award-winning filmmakers are foundation of innovative, nationally recognized film production program
22 September - 29 September 2003 Utterly Blirtatious!: Your verbal reactions can affect personal relationships and health
15 September - 22 September 2003 Teaching Texas: Classes explore unexpected details of life, land and legend in the Lone Star State
8 September - 15 September 2003 Saving Place: Historic preservation students find architectural jewels and restore their former beauty
29 August - 8 September 2003 Manual Dexterity: Your distinct hand gestures can extend the reach of your communication
25 August - 29 August 2003 Gone to Texas: Welcoming event for new students, including freshman class with highest academic qualifications in university’s history
18 August - 25 August 2003 More Than a Virtual Solution: Students and clients link up at Web portal to solve real business problems
11 August - 18 August 2003 A True Original: Ransom Center offers visitors a new look at creative genius
4 August - 11 August 2003 Between Earth and Sky: From storm paths to shuttle debris, Center for Space Research scans skies, maps ground for state and federal agencies
28 July - 4 August 2003 Visions of a Vast Landscape: Journey through the Southwest gives students expansive view of making art
21 July - 28 July 2003 It All Adds Up: Rocket launchers and other gadgets show teenagers the relevance of math
7 July - 21 July 2003 Your Own Backyard Book Festival: Faculty and staff pick the best books to escape with this summer
30 June - 7 July 2003 Field of Digital Dreams: Soccer-playing robots help researchers score major advances in developing autonomous machines
23 June - 30 June 2003 What’s in a Name?: Professor takes on roles of Romani activist and spokesperson to improve plight of his ethnic group
16 June - 23 June 2003 Emergency Room Remedies: Intellectual Entrepreneurship program enables grad students to apply academic expertise to complex community problems
9 June - 16 June 2003 Finding a Common Language: In El Salvador, clinicians learn from communication students and impart their own lessons in treating speech and language disorders
2 June - 9 June 2003 Mind Your Own Business: Small business owners get a crash course in management from McCombs School faculty
19 May - 2 June 2003 The Case of the Missing Vase: Looted Iraqi antiquities offer critical clues to human development, renowned archaeologist explains
12 May - 19 May 2003 Texas at Large: Class of 2003 graduates with a high degree of commitment to helping people
5 May - 12 May 2003 Striving for a Global Conscience: From Texas to Australia, social work students address societal issues around the world
28 April - 5 May 2003 Volunteering at Heart of Student Experience: About 74 percent of undergraduates were involved in community service last year
21 April - 28 April 2003 The Right Medicine: Community lacking health care facilities benefits from Nursing program
14 April - 21 April 2003 From Smallest Mammal to Oldest Dinosaur: Unique DigiMorph Web site reveals 3-D interior of natural objects
7 April - 14 April 2003 University Acquires Watergate Papers: Ransom Center to house archive of reporters Woodward and Bernstein
31 March - 7 April 2003 Under the Big Top: History of circus is a mirror of American society
24 March - 31 March 2003 The Human Arts of Business: Business students step out of classroom for leadership skills and practical experience
17 March - 24 March 2003 War and the State: Former White House adviser describes a new world order
10 March - 17 March 2003 Studying a Hip Hop Nation: Pop culture phenomenon at the intersection of race, media and youth
3 March - 10 March 2003 Deciphering the Maya: Scholars, students and enthusiasts meet to unravel clues to an ancient civilization
24 February - 3 March 2003 Tackling the Texas Teacher Shortage: UTeach turns liberal arts and natural sciences students into educators
17 February - 24 February 2003 Engineering Whimsy: Annual Rube Goldberg machine contest produces bizarre contraptions and lifelong friendships
10 February - 17 February 2003 What’s Love Got to Do With It?: Long-term study reveals what makes some marriages last
3 February - 10 February 2003 A Voice That Could Not Be Stilled: Barbara Jordan's legacy of equality and justice
27 January - 3 February 2003 Attacking Alcoholism and Addiction: Waggoner Center unites researchers seeking causes and cures
20 January - 27 January 2003 Performers Unearth Fresh Terrain: Edgy experimental theatre challenges audience and artists to imagine new roles
13 January - 20 January 2003 A Working Ranch for Wordsmiths: Paisano Ranch a rustic retreat for Texas writers
6 January - 13 January 2003 An Exercise in Democracy: Deliberative Polling shows value of informed citizens

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