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Six Receive Robert C. Jeffery Award for Contributions to College of Communication

Six people will be recognized by the College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin with the Robert C. Jeffrey Benefactor Award for their contributions of time, talent and philanthropy.

Statewide Contest Encourages Young People to Get Involved in the Political Process

Tex Elects, a program incorporating Get Out the Vote activities into the classroom, will enable middle and high school students to get involved in the political process through a statewide competition.

Central Texas High School Students Gather to Present Solutions to Societal Problems

Event: More than 200 high school students from Austin (Akins, LBJ, Garza and Del Valle), El Paso (Horizon) and San Antonio (Highlands, Lanier and Sam Houston) will convene at The University of Texas at Austin to present their solutions for some of the biggest problems facing their communities—teen pregnancy, illegal immigration, urban agriculture and graffiti.