Topic: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Blanton Exhibition Highlights Art of Ancient Andes, Explores Relationship Between Art and Environment

Dec. 9, 2013

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AUSTIN, Texas  The Blanton Museum of Art, in partnership with the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin, will present a special selection of objects that illuminate the lifestyle, technological achievements and ideology of pre-Inka (also known as "Inca") cultures among the coastal Andes of South America. "Between Mountains and Sea: Arts of the Ancient Andes," on view Feb. 1 through June 22, 2014, features 80 extraordinary works from the university's collections, ranging from intricately woven textiles to painted ceramic vessels and modeled effigies.

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Experts Available to Talk About Research Related to Breast Cancer and Health Literacy

Sept. 30, 2011

October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Health Literacy Month. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on detecting and coping with breast cancer, as well as research that may improve health literacy and enable people to make informed decisions about their overall health and help lower health care costs.

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Education Notes: Graduate School Pipeline Programs

Oct. 25, 2007

Although African Americans and Hispanics make up 32 percent of all U.S. citizens in the average age range of Ph.D. candidates in arts and sciences, only seven percent of all doctoral recipients are black or Latino, according to a 2005 report from the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.

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October Health Notes: Breast Cancer

Oct. 11, 2007

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss the illness, from women's body perceptions to the connection between emotions and physical healing.

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