Clements Center Will Promote Diplomatic History and National Security as well as Honor the Former Governor
The William P. Clements Jr. Center on History, Strategy and Statecraft is being established at The University of Texas at Austin to train leaders in the history of national security and diplomacy and to honor the legacy of one of the most influential statesmen in Texas history, former Gov. Bill Clements. The center’s leadership will include some of the top diplomatic and international historians in the nation, who are already on faculty at UT Austin.
The University of Texas at Austin will honor one organization and three individuals for outstanding public service and work on civil rights at the Sixth Annual Community Leadership Awards Ceremony at the Carver Museum and Cultural Center on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 6:30 p.m.
Bill Powers, president of The University of Texas at Austin, has been named recipient of the 2012 Distinguished Citizen Award by the Capitol Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. he award recognizes Powers for having taken on leadership roles in education and civic service that resulted in expanding opportunity and understanding.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected The University of Texas at Austin to be a key partner in a five-year, $25 million grant to develop tools to more effectively target, monitor and evaluate foreign aid globally. This grant is the largest investment ever made into research aimed at mapping foreign aid on a global scale.
University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers is being awarded for his work in tort law with one of the field’s most prestigious prizes. Powers is the 2012 co-recipient of the John G. Fleming Memorial Prize for Torts Scholarship.
The Association of American Universities (AAU) elected University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers vice chair at its semiannual meeting this week. Scott S. Cowen, president of Tulane University, was elected association chair.
The University of Texas at Austin today argued before the United States Supreme Court that the school's use of race as one of many factors in its admissions process is narrowly- tailored, constitutional and necessary to ensure a diverse student body that is vital to higher education.
The University of Texas at Austin vaulted into the top 25 of the world's elite universities in the 2012-13 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, considered one of the most authoritative assessments of universities.
Balancing a commitment to efficiency with a continued focus on excellence in the classroom and in research is the only way for The University of Texas at Austin to become the best public university in the nation, President Bill Powers said today in his annual State of the University address.
President Powers to Deliver State of the University Address Sept. 27 at The University of Texas at Austin
Bill Powers, president of The University of Texas at Austin, will deliver his seventh State of the University Address, presenting a public assessment on the progress of the institution. It will include a report on ongoing and new initiatives of the university's administration. The event is open to the public.