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Tracking historical trends in Congress

Tracking historical trends in Congress

Political scientists and information technology leaders at the university have developed a powerful new database that tracks historical trends in Congress.

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President Obama visits campus to discuss higher education

President Obama visits campus to discuss higher education

On Aug. 9, President Barack Obama walked into a crowded Gregory Gym showing his “Hook ‘em, Horns” hand sign. He discussed higher education and the need to become more globally competitive. View a photo slideshow of the president’s speech.

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Audio slideshow: Freshman Reading Round-Up

Audio slideshow: Freshman Reading Round-Up

Across campus on the day before fall classes begin, professors and freshmen gather at the Freshman Reading Round-Up to talk about books they have read over the summer. It is an opportunity to read a great book, meet outstanding faculty members and get acquainted with a small group of fellow freshmen. Professor David Laude, a …

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Barbara Jordan statue unveiling ceremony

Barbara Jordan statue unveiling ceremony

A bronze statue of civil rights champion Barbara Jordan was unveiled on The University of Texas at Austin campus at the Battle Oaks, at 24th and Whitis streets near the Texas Union. Jordan is the first female public figure so honored on the campus.

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Behind the scenes at the Democratic debate

Behind the scenes at the Democratic debate

Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama participated in a Democratic presidential primary debate at the university on Feb. 21, hosted by the University Democrats, the Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation, CNN and Univision Communications, Inc. Hundreds of students, faculty and staff played a vital role behind the scenes during the debate and in the weeks …

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University hosts Democratic debate

University hosts Democratic debate

Sen. Hillary Clinton and Sen. Barack Obama participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at the university on Feb. 21, 2008. The debate is hosted by the University Democrats, the Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation on behalf of the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the LBJ Library, CNN and Univision Communications.

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  • Faculty Spotlight video featuring Larry Speck, a professor in the School of Architecture.

    18 to 30: Faculty Spotlight video featuring Larry Speck, a professor in the School of Architecture.