Topic: Ethnicity

Study Shows Jim Crow-Era Segregation Persists in Texas Schools

Aug. 13, 2013

A first-of-its-kind study from researchers in the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin shows that, in addition to being isolated by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status, English language learners in Texas schools also are separated by language, suffering what has been term

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Alum's film aims to open dialogue about Columbus Day

Oct. 8, 2010
Alum's film aims to open dialogue about Columbus Day

Columbus Day may top the list of contentious federal holidays. For some, the day stirs up pride; for others, anger.

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Class of First-Time Freshmen Not a White Majority This Fall Semester at The University of Texas at Austin

Sept. 14, 2010

For the first time in the history of The University of Texas at Austin, fewer than half of the fall semester's first-time freshmen are white students, according to a preliminary analysis.

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Positive Changes in the Way Women Experience Menopause, University of Texas at Austin Multi-Ethnic Study Finds

July 27, 2010

White women are becoming more optimistic about menopause, with many seeing it as an opportunity to rethink their lives and redefine themselves, a new University of Texas at Austin national study shows.

This is just one of the positive changes in the way women across different ethnic groups are experiencing the change of life, the School of Nursing research found. The study also found women are getting support from their family and friends and some even mentioned relief and benefits when going through menopause.

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Adoption of New Race/Ethnic Categorization Format Begins at The University of Texas at Austin

Oct. 15, 2009

The University of Texas at Austin has begun a process of adopting new categories which affect all levels of education from preschool to university level throughout the nation for identifying and reporting the race and ethnicity of its students, faculty and staff members.

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