Topic: East Austin

Media Advisory: University of Texas Elementary School to commemorate 10th anniversary

Aug. 12, 2013

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

Event: The University of Texas Elementary School 10th Anniversary Celebration

When: Wednesday, Aug. 21, 6 p.m.

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Public interest design

Nov. 21, 2011
Public interest design

In this Longhorn Network academic content preview, watch how Architecture students use good design to make a positive impact on a local community.

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Is Local News Serving Your Community? A Public Forum in East Austin on the Crisis in Local Media Coverage

Oct. 31, 2011

Event: The School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin, Huston-Tillotson University and KAZI-FM will co-sponsor a community forum to discuss and make recommendations on the crisis in local media coverage in the Digital Age.

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Journalism Professor Wins $150,000 Grant to Examine East Austin Gentrification

May 17, 2010

Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte, associate professor in the School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin, has received a $150,000 grant to explore the social consequences of displacement by gentrification in East Austin.

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Student gets hooked on east Austin blues history

April 8, 2010
Matthew Robinson and the Texas Blues Band, 1996. From left to right: Matthew Robinson, Mickey Bennett, Eddie Stout and

Blues music and integration have been long intertwined in Austin, according to Roger Gatchet, a doctoral student and blues enthusiast who is hooked on oral history. Gatchet interviewed east Austin musicians as part of an oral history project. Matthew Robinson, Donald "Duck" Jennings and Henry "Bluesboy" Hubbard played in east Austin in the 1950s and 1960s, an era Gatchet has described as "one of the liveliest blues scenes in the Lone Star state."

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