E. Anthony “Tony” Wayne, the United States ambassador to Mexico, will speak at The University of Texas at Austin on Thursday, June 13. Wayne will address economic ties between the U.S. and Mexico at the TechBA Expo, an annual display of companies in the business accelerator sponsored by UT Austin and Mexico.
University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will speak at a meeting of the San Angelo chapter of the Texas Exes, the university's alumni association.
Event: The University of Texas at Austin Latino Male Symposium When: Friday, June 7, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Where: Student Activity Center (SAC) Ballroom, 2201 Speedway Background: Latino male students have among the lowest high school graduation and postsecondary enrollment rates in the nation. Just three years ago, the national graduation rate for Latino males… » Continue Reading
Katherine Noble, a graduating senior in the Department of English at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the $50,000 Keene Prize for Literature for her collection of poems, “Like Electrical Fire Across the Silence.”
The University of Texas at Austin will honor 205 members of the university community — students, faculty members, staffers and retirees — who died during the past year.
The Global Venture Labs Investment Competition (Global VLIC), the longest-running investment competition for graduate student entrepreneurs, will hold its 30th annual competition May 2-4 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin.
Event: 4th Annual Asian American Community Leadership Awards When: Monday, May 6, 6-8 p.m. Where: Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, The University of Texas at Austin Background: The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement is sponsoring the 4th Annual Asian American Community Leadership Awards in partnership with the Texas Exes Asian Alumni Network and the Center for Asian American Studies.… » Continue Reading
Jordan Metoyer, a Liberal Arts Honors junior majoring in urban studies and economics at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship. Metoyer was one of 62 scholars from among 629 candidates nominated by 293 colleges and universities. Recipients must have outstanding leadership potential and communication skills, be… » Continue Reading
Forty exemplary high school migrant students will be recognized at the Migrant Student Recognition Ceremony at The University of Texas at Austin, and two will be named Exemplary Migrant Students of the Year. What: Migrant Student Recognition Ceremony When: Noon on Monday, April 15 Where: Texas Union Ballroom, The University of Texas at Austin Background… » Continue Reading
University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will speak about UT Austin’s role in the national higher education dialogue at the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors Convention on Saturday, April 6. Powers will discuss new initiatives on campus and how the university — already among the top-ranked globally — is working to improve graduation… » Continue Reading