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Hamilton Book Awards Winners at UT Austin Announced

Oct. 18, 2013

[caption id="attachment_42773" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Photo of Art History Professor Julia E. Guernsey, grand prize winner of the 2013 University Co-op Robert W. Hamilton Book Award. From left to right, pictured with: Michael G. Hasler, chair, University Co-op Board of Directors; Gregory Fenves, executive vice president and provost, The University of Texas at Austin; and Douglas Dempster, dean, College of Fine Arts, The University of Texas at Austin. Photo courtesy of the University Co-op."]Hamilton Book Award Grand Prize[/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas  Art History Professor Julia E. Guernsey has been named the grand prize winner of the 2013 University Co-op Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards for her work "Sculpture and Social Dynamics in Preclassic Mesoamerica."

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Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk Receives $2.6 Million to Create Middle School Matters Institute

Feb. 12, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin's Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk has partnered with the George W. Bush Institute to launch the Middle School Matters Institute (MSMI).

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University Experts Available to Discuss Back-to-School Topics

Aug. 1, 2012

University of Texas at Austin faculty experts are available to talk about a wide range of K-12 and higher education issues related to the start of school, including education policy, teaching strategies, children's mental and emotional health, and closing the achievement gap.

 

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Largest Grant in History of College of Education Awarded to Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk

June 17, 2010

The University of Texas at Austin's Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk has been awarded a $20 million, five-year grant by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), the largest ever received by the College of Education.

The grant will fund research projects that contribute to and support the IES's Reading for Understanding Research Initiative. The initiative's primary aim is to improve students' reading comprehension from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade. The Meadows Center will be targeting seventh through 12th grade learners.

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Meadows Foundation Grant of $1.5 Million Creates New Center to Help At-Risk Students

Aug. 25, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin has received a $1.5 million grant from the Meadows Foundation of Dallas to establish the Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk in the College of Education.

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