Arts and Humanities

Son of poet and novelist James Dickey to speak at UT

Sept. 15, 1998

Christopher Dickey, Newsweek's bureau chief in Paris and son of poet and novelist James Dickey, will speak at The University of Texas at Austin Monday (Sept. 21) at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center.

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Schatz named chairman of UT Austin radio-television-film department

Aug. 5, 1998

Thomas Schatz, Ph.D., has been appointed chairman of the radio-television-film department at The University of Texas at Austin. Schatz, on faculty at the department since 1976, has written numerous books and articles on the history and theory of American film.

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UT Austin radio producer wins top honors for journalism

Aug. 5, 1998

Maria Martin, executive producer of the weekly radio show Latino USA, has won five national honors for achievement in journalism. Latino USA is a production partnership of KUT-FM and the Center for Mexican American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Hispanic astronauts, astronomers share visionof new worlds through Hispanic Heritage Month

July 29, 1998

As part of their special 1998 Hispanic Heritage Month series, StarDate, the nation's longest-running science program on radio, and Universo, the most widely syndicated Spanish-language program in the United States, will be featuring interviews with Space Station Mission Specialist Carlos Noriega and Ellen Ochoa, the country's first Hispanic woman astronaut in space.

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UT alumnus wins writing award

July 13, 1998

University of Texas at Austin alumnus Bruce Cook has been named co-recipient of the Grenzebach Award for Outstanding Published Scholarship for 1998, according to the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in Washington, D.C. The award, which includes a cash prize, is being presented to Cook and two other award winners at the CASE Annual Assembly, Sunday through Tuesday (July 12-14) in Chicago.

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