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July 2, 2002      --      PDF version (PDF requires free Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Vol. 28, No. 18

In this issue, meet two people who have new roles in higher education: the chancellor of The University of Texas System and the dean of the university's McCombs School of Business. Learn more about recent research developments in welfare reform, pre-teen depression, alcohol addiction and the battle against anthrax. Find out how digital technologies will usher the Gutenberg Bible into the 21st century and help solve the mystery of the Archaeopteryx brain. And, follow the progress of the School of Architecture students who are building a solar-powered house for the fall Solar Decathlon competition.

May 10, 2002      --      PDF version (PDF requires free Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Vol. 28, No. 17

This issue celebrates the 119th spring commencement at The University of Texas at Austin. Read profiles of some of the extraordinary students graduating this year, find out which national celebrities will speak at the campus-wide convocations and learn about Dean Edwin Dorn's topic for the main commencement address. Plus, three professors at the university were awarded the prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship, the inaugural Blanton Ball was an overwhelming success and a life-long friend and fraternity honor legendary writer Willie Morris.

April 3, 2002      --      PDF version (PDF requires free Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Vol. 28, No. 16

This month's issue contains features on the Hispanic Mother-Daughter Program and a daring water rescue by members of the UT Sailing Team and their peers at Texas A&M. Also, read about the new Spanish requirement for nursing students, Maria Croyle's innovative safe gene delivery research and Samuel Gosling's revealing study on personal spaces and personality traits. This issue is filled with fabulous photos from the 2002 Explore UT event, the Textiles and Apparel students' annual Fashion Spectacular and the new Davy Crockett exhibit at the Texas State History Musuem.

March 1, 2002      --      PDF version (PDF requires free Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Vol. 28, No. 15

In this issue read about the 2002 Explore UT event, UT Austin's campus-wide open house. Also, learn about the fourth annual community beautification project and the student design group who gave artistic life to the empty Intel structure downtown. UT recently appointed an architect and a visual artist to redesign the Tower Garden. The university also announced an online ticket delivery system to replace UTTM. This month's issue also features information on the new infrastructure charge for students.

January 29, 2002      --      PDF version (PDF requires free Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Vol. 28, No. 14

This year's first issue features developments in exciting new research by UT faculty, including the use of Weddell seals to document fish species in the Antarctic, the effects of memory training, child language therapy, radiation on Mars and the global extinction rate. Also, read the new policy guidelines for lighting the UT Tower and view examples of the various tower lighting displays. Finally, get to know the new UT administrators: Teresa Graham Brett and Steven P. Nichols.


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