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2006 Feature Story Archive

18 December 2006 - 8 January 2007
Ten to Read Again: Look back at some of the stories that showed the university's impact in 2006
11 December - 18 December 2006
Stepping Stones: For childhood cancer survivors, journey ahead requires continued support for a lifetime’s changing needs
4 December - 11 December 2006
Clear Choices: Nursing researcher works to reverse tide of childhood obesity, helping families make healthy decisions
27 November - 4 December 2006
The Triple Bottom Line: Caring for environment, community produces results for corporate America
20 November - 27 November 2006
Not Just Stuffing: Nutrition faculty member serves up mindful eating tips for savoring holiday fare
13 November - 20 November 2006
Sentinels of the Sea: Ancient corals help predict severity of global warming
6 November - 13 November 2006
Reducing the Weight of Cancer Risk: Scientists seek to disrupt the complex links between obesity and cancer
30 October - 6 November 2006
Día de los Muertos: Unearthing Mexico’s national holiday reveals celebrations that keep the dead among the living
23 October - 30 October 2006
Dollars and Sentiments: Press coverage of changing investor moods may foreshadow shifts in stock market
16 October - 23 October 2006
The Color of Money: Exposing marketplace discrimination, professor pursues equal treatment for all consumers
9 October - 16 October 2006
Banking on Love?: Psychologist uses mating budgets to take the mystery out of finding the perfect partner
2 October - 9 October 2006
An Exercise in Hope: Program aims to help spinal cord injury patients improve cardiovascular health, regain some sensation and movement
25 September - 2 October 2006
By the Book: National reading program helps Native communities increase literacy skills, preserve culture
18 September - 25 September 2006
Faces of a Century: Celebrated portrait photographer Arnold Newman’s lifetime of work finds home at Ransom Center
11 September - 18 September 2006
Fighting the Freshman 15: College campuses, restaurants are high-risk environments for overeating, professor says
1 September - 11 September 2006
Blueprints for Living: Architecture team explores the rebuilding of New Orleans at international exhibit on sustainable cities
28 August - 1 September 2006
Gone To Texas: Texas-sized welcome for new students marks start of academic year
21 August - 28 August 2006
Look Both Ways: Health of children, community benefits when kids can walk or bicycle safely to school
14 August - 21 August 2006
Citizen Jane: Constitution helps define women’s civic membership and creates social roles, professor argues
7 August - 14 August 2006
Making the Grade: Feeling stigmatized can hurt adolescents’ chances for long-term academic success, professor says
31 July - 7 August 2006
On the Inside: Survey on prison oversight by professor, students could help lead to reform in nation’s correctional system
24 July - 31 July 2006
Man and Superman: Kinesiologist discovers physiological secrets behind Lance Armstrong’s cycling success
17 July - 24 July 2006
Cancer Fighter: Professor’s personal battle leads to development of new cancer drug
10 July - 17 July 2006
Aerial Acrobats: From the Ozarks to Africa, dragonflies take flight through entomologist’s field study, photographs and interactive site
26 June - 10 July 2006
Forecast: Hot Reading Ahead: Faculty and staff select top books guaranteed to make your summer sizzle
19 June - 26 June 2006
Vital Signs: Biomedical engineering students chart careers through dual medical, research internship
12 June - 19 June 2006
First Warning: With advanced computing models and new technologies, university helps Gulf Coast predict and prepare for major hurricanes
5 June - 12 June 2006
Powerful Partnerships: Service to the community at heart of university’s mission, says vice president and education professor
29 May - 5 June 2006
Media Savvy: Literacy in the 21st century requires integrating digital world of film, music, video games into classroom
22 May - 29 May 2006
Beating the Blues: Pharmacists can play an integral role in helping people with diabetes manage depression
15 May - 22 May 2006
The Best Spirit of Texas: Class of 2006 strives to make valuable contributions to their communities, to Texas and to the nation
8 May - 15 May 2006
The Gospel Truth?: Scholar says Gospel of Judas and other ancient texts must be read within historical context of early Christianity
1 May - 8 May 2006
A Living Laboratory: New national research reserve aims to promote sustainable use of estuaries, coasts and oceans
24 April - 1 May 2006
An Artful Engagement: New Blanton Museum opens doors for campus and community to connect with art and each other
17 April - 24 April 2006
Regaining Ground: In aftermath of Katrina and Rita, scientists make case for coastal recovery balancing ecology with economy
10 April - 17 April 2006
Distilling Fact from Fiction: Scientist debunks myths about alcohol dependence to reduce stigma of complex disease
3 April - 10 April 2006
Coming Home: Business students find that moving outsourced jobs to rural America is viable alternative for U.S. firms
27 March - 3 April 2006
Mixed Messages: Billboards, other communications encountered in neighborhoods linked to racial inequalities in health
20 March - 27 March 2006
The Divorce Dilemma: Sociologist finds that even amicable divorces are likely to have negative effects on children
13 March - 20 March 2006
A Wrinkle in Time: Newly discovered Maya writing challenges archaeologists’ theories about Mesoamerican history
6 March - 13 March 2006
Hang Out with the Arts: Eclectic staff, new media resources attract a creative mix to the Fine Arts Library
27 February - 6 March 2006
The Biggest Open House in Texas: Discover what inspires you at Explore UT’s more than 400 activities
20 February - 27 February 2006
Diagnosing Disparities: Professor champions equal access to breast cancer screening to save African American women’s lives
13 February - 20 February 2006
A Fetching Personality: Psychologist’s work may help dog lovers find their perfect match
6 February - 13 February 2006
Getting in the Global Groove: Professor examines how music genre unified a youth subculture
30 January - 6 February 2006
On the Edge: Professor identifies how suicide bombers work on periphery of terrorist networks
23 January - 30 January 2006
The Human Code: Researcher’s handcrafted work makes world’s fastest computers run even faster
16 January - 23 January 2006
Marching on Memphis: Professor looks at how decades of discrimination fueled pivotal fight for civil rights
9 January - 16 January 2006
Emotion Control: Suppressing feelings during upsetting events may impair your memory, researcher says

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