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  • 2012 Retrospective: Looking Back on a Historic Year

    2012 Retrospective: Looking Back on a Historic Year

    By University Communications
    Published: Dec. 20, 2012

    2012 has been quite a year on the Forty Acres: two national championships, a new med school on the way and major research achievements, for starters. Read on for more.

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      Ivana said on Jan. 18, 2013 at 5:27 a.m.
      And this year the Board of Regents unanimously approved the expansion of The Center for Students in Recovery, a supportive community for students in recovery and in HOPE of recovery, to the other 8 UT System schools! Once again the UT System leads the nation!!!! And students working hard to triumph over addiction/alcoholism will have a safe and sober place to turn to, from now on :-) HOOK 'em!
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      tree of knowledge said on Jan. 17, 2013 at 1:06 p.m.
      2012 has been a productive and fruitful year, it's great to look back on that year with all the memories that comes with it. May this year be another outstanding year.
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