The University of Texas at Austin ranks second in the nation for the number of students studying abroad and among the top 25 for international student enrollment, according to the newly released “Open Doors 2013” report published by the Institute of International Education (IIE).
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, has awarded more than 50 research fellowships for 2012–13.
Janet Ellzey, vice provost for international programs at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named to oversee gender equity issues at the university. She will also retain her duties as vice provost for international programs.
Graduate School Dean Steps Down To Return To Teaching and Research; Vice Provost To Serve As Interim Dean
Victoria Rodríguez, vice provost and dean of graduate studies at The University of Texas at Austin, is stepping down from her administrative duties effective Jan. 31 to return full time to her research and the classroom at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. Rodríguez was appointed as a vice provost in 2001 and… » Continue Reading
Ninety-two percent of University of Texas at Austin graduate students who participated in a recent survey would recommend the university to their friends, and 85 percent would also recommend their department or programs. Nine percent said they would choose a different university, significantly less than at peer institutions nationally.
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, is now receiving applications for its 2012-2013 research fellowships in the humanities.
Manuel Luis Martinez and Stefan Merrill Block have been awarded the 2011-2012 Dobie Paisano writing fellowships sponsored by the Graduate School at The University of Texas at Austin and the Texas Institute of Letters.
A $250,000 challenge grant to support the William C. Powers, Jr. Graduate Fellowship Program has been awarded to the Graduate School at The University of Texas at Austin.
Pharmacy Doctoral Candidate Millidhashni Reddy Wins $10,000 Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Millidhashni Reddy, a College of Pharmacy doctoral candidate at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the $10,000 Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award at the Graduate School/University Co-op Awards for Excellence in Graduate Education.
Peter Ward of the LBJ School of Public Affairs has been named the Outstanding Graduate Adviser and Lisa Moore of the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts has won the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award from the Graduate School at The University of Texas at Austin.