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Graduate School Recognizes Faculty for Advising, Teaching Excellence

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.

Michener Center Graduate Named 2011 Outstanding Graduate Alumnus

Abhijat Joshi, an alumnus of the Michener Center for Writers at The University of Texas at Austin and Bollywood's hottest screenwriter, has been named the Graduate School's Outstanding Graduate Alumnus for 2011.

Graduate Alumnus Awarded Three-Year Harvard Society Fellowship

Christian Rabeling (Ph.D. 2010), an alumnus of the graduate program in Ecology, Evolution and Human Behavior at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a Junior Fellowship from the Harvard Society of Fellows beginning in July 2011.

Black History Month Story Ideas and Experts at The University of Texas at Austin

February marks the celebration of Black History Month, a remembrance of important people and events in African American history.

“When I Rise” Screening, Performance, Panel at The University of Texas at Austin

Event: The Graduate School, The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History and the Sarah and Ernest Butler School of Music at The University of Texas at Austin will present a series of events to celebrate Black History Month and the premiere of "When I Rise," the award-winning documentary film about Barbara Smith Conrad, a gifted…   » Continue Reading

Sleepless Honey Bees Miscommunicate, Too, Research at The University of Texas at Austin Shows

Sleepless Honey Bees Miscommunicate, Too, Research at The University of Texas at Austin Shows

In the busy world of a honey bee hive, worker bees need their rest in order to best communicate the location of food to their hive mates, research from The University of Texas at Austin shows.

Graduate School and Michener Center Host “No Snakes in This Grass”

Event: The University of Texas at Austin Graduate School and the James A. Michener Center for Writers host "No Snakes in This Grass," a one-act play by James Magnuson, director of the Michener Center for Writers. When: Thursday, Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 19 at noon Where: LBJ School patio (Thursday) and…   » Continue Reading

Graduate School Releases Book Celebrating 100-Year Anniversary

In celebration of the 2010 centennial anniversary of the Graduate School at The University of Texas at Austin, a hardcover book commemorating the anniversary has been published by new University of Texas Press imprint, Tower Books. Proceeds from the sale of the book will support graduate students at the university. "Since 1910, more than 125,000…   » Continue Reading

National Research Council’s Survey of Universities Includes The University of Texas at Austin

The National Research Council (NRC) has released its third assessment of research doctorate programs, data collected in 2006 for 20 variables that reflect key characteristics of research doctoral programs at more than 5,000 doctoral programs at 212 universities in the United States, including The University of Texas at Austin.

Government Doctoral Candidate Roy Germano Wins $10,000 Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Roy Germano, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Government, 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. The Excellence in Graduate Education awards recognize and reward outstanding graduate students for distinguished scholarship, research, writing and teaching.