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.
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.
February marks the celebration of Black History Month, a remembrance of important people and events in African American history.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
EVENT: John Coetzee, winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize for Literature, will speak about his time in Austin and the social and political background of his career as a writer in South Africa in the 1970s. WHEN: Wednesday, May 5, at 6 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes prior to event. WHERE: The LBJ Auditorium is… » Continue Reading