Topic: President Bill Powers

UT Austin Establishes Latino Research Initiative

March 31, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin has launched a new Latino Research Initiative in conjunction with presenting the university's first Latino Leadership Award to Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush.

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Statement by President Bill Powers on UT Fraternity Issues

March 10, 2015

The following is a statement from UT Austin President Bill Powers:

Many of you have read that the president of the University of Oklahoma, David Boren, has expelled two students and cut ties to OU's chapter of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity after a racist chant by its members was captured on video. This has renewed questions about our response to an off-campus UT Austin fraternity, Phi Gamma Delta fraternity (FIJIs), that hosted a party where some guests dressed in costumes expressing racial stereotypes.

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US News Ranks Four Schools, 50 Programs Top in Nation

March 10, 2015

Graduate schools in engineering, law, education and nursing are ranked among the Top 15 in the nation, and the university's accounting program is No. 1 in the nation, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2016 edition of "Best Graduate Schools."

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Lebermann Foundation Creates UT Endowments for Medical School, Liberal Arts

Feb. 27, 2015

The Lebermann Foundation of Austin has committed $1.5 million to create two endowments at The University of Texas at Austin honoring the parents of former Austin civic leader Lowell Lebermann.

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UT Austin President Bill Powers to Visit Midland for Discussion on National Security, Energy Policy

Feb. 13, 2015

EVENT: University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will visit Midland, Texas, to attend a panel discussion with experts from UT Austin's William P. Clements, Jr. Center for History, Strategy and Statecraft. The panelists will discuss "The War on Terror from September 11 to Today: What It Means for American National Security and Energy Policy."

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