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Vice President Gregory J. Vincent elected to NADOHE board

Vice President Gregory J. Vincent elected to NADOHE board

Dr. Gregory J. Vincent, vice president for diversity and community engagement at The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education (NADOHE), filling a term through 2012.

Heman Sweatt Symposium Events Held January-May at The University of Texas at Austin

The 25th anniversary of the Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights at The University of Texas at Austin will be celebrated with a four-part speaker series that includes an evening with the Sweatt family and a special ceremony that honors the first admitted African American students as integration pioneers.

Researchers Get $2.3 Million Grant to Help Bilingual First Graders Overcome Language Impairments

Speech-language researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have received a $2.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help Central Texas first graders from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds overcome language impairments.

University of Texas at Austin President Will Propose Removal of Simkins Name from Residence Hall

William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, will propose to the University of Texas System Board of Regents the removal of the name from the university's Simkins Residence Hall, endorsing a recommendation by a 21-member advisory group, it was announced today (July 9).

To Ease Nursing Shortage, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Awards $120,000 to University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing for Student Scholarships

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has received $120,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to award 12 scholarships to students in the accelerated master's nursing program.

Journalism Professor Honored for Achievement in Diversity Research

Paula Poindexter, associate professor and graduate adviser in journalism at The University of Texas at Austin, is the inaugural recipient of the Lionel C. Barrow, Jr. Award for Distinguished Achievement in Diversity Research and Education presented by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC).

14th Annual Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition Winners Announced

Jennifer Klein, a junior at Lee High School in Midland, won first place in the 14th annual Barbara Jordan Historical Essay Competition for her essay, "Diligence and Hope: The Story of Viola Coleman."

Exploring Leadership Opportunities is Focus of Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association Leadership Symposium

The passion that stirs people to become better leaders will be explored during the 2009 Leadership Symposium presented by the university's Hispanic Faculty/Staff Association (HF/SA) May 12 at The University of Texas at Austin.

Powers Given First Jurisprudence Award by Austin Council of Anti-Defamation League

Powers Given First Jurisprudence Award by Austin Council of Anti-Defamation League

William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, has been given the inaugural Austin Jurisprudence Award by the Austin Council of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).

East Austin Activists and Organizations Receive Community Leadership Awards

Six inspiring individuals and three organizations dedicated to achieving social justice and equality in Austin have received the Community Leadership Award from The University of Texas at Austin.