Campus and Community

Director named for UT Austin Bureau of Economic Geology

Jan. 25, 2000

Dr. Scott Tinker has been named director of the Bureau of Economic Geology at UT Austin.

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New KUT general manager named

Jan. 18, 2000

Dean Ellen Wartella of the College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin has named J. Stewart Vanderwilt as KUT Radio's new general manager, effective Feb. 14.

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UT Austin celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 13, 2000

The spacious lawn surrounding a bronze sculpture of Martin Luther King Jr. at The University of Texas at Austin campus will be the site of MLK Birthday Celebration 2000 beginning at 1 p.m. Monday (Jan. 17). The public is invited to participate in this event, which also will be attended by students from area schools.

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Trade specialist from Mexico holds endowed chair

Jan. 12, 2000

Dr. Alejandro Ibarra of the Instituto Technologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (popularly known as Monterrey Tech) has been named as the first holder of an endowed chair of the Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Sembradores gala to help underprivileged college students

Jan. 10, 2000

Club Sembradores de Amistad, a group of Austinites dedicated to helping underprivileged college students, will hold its sixth annual black tie Valentine's Day Ball on Feb. 12 to raise money for scholarship endowments at The University of Texas at Austin and three other colleges and universities.

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