Topic: Polio

Historian joins Bill Gates' anti-polio efforts

Jan. 27, 2011
History Professor David Oshinsky won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for his book "Polio: An American Story."

Watch a Jan. 31 live stream of Pulitzer-winning Professor David Oshinsky and Gates Foundation guests discussing eradication of the disease.

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David Oshinsky to Join Bill Gates for Conversation on Polio Eradication

Jan. 26, 2011

Event: University of Texas at Austin History Professor and Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Oshinsky will join Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and other global leaders to dis

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Historian Releases Book on Capital Punishment

April 14, 2010

In a year when the death penalty continues to stir passions from Texas to Connecticut and beyond, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David Oshinsky's new book will help Americans better understand the history, politics and role of capital punishment in the United States.

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Oshinsky Awarded Cartwright Prize for Book on Polio

March 31, 2010

University of Texas at Austin History Professor David Oshinsky has been awarded the Cartwright Prize from Columbia University Medical Center for his research into the history of polio.

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Artists come together for World AIDS Day

March 9, 2010

Issa Nyaphaga, an expatriate of Cameroon who was jailed and tortured for his political cartoons, presents an art installation in the Fine Arts Library.

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