Campus and Community

Good Morning America draws enthusiastic crowd at The University of Texas at Austin

May 10, 1999

Good Morning America hosts Diane Sawyer and Charlie Gibson broadcast live from The University of Texas at Austin Monday morning during a break in rainy weather which, in the early morning hours, caused the broadcast site to be changed from the South Mall lawn to the front entrance portico of the Main Building.

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UT Austin to honor its graduates with three-day celebration

May 7, 1999

The University of Texas at Austin evening Commencement ceremony, which last year drew 21,000 people to campus, will highlight a weekend of festivities (May 21-23) designed to honor nearly 6,000 undergraduate and graduate degree candidates.

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Professor Emeritus Américo Paredes obituary

May 5, 1999

Professor Emeritus Américo Paredes of The University of Texas at Austin, noted author and one of the founders of the Center for Mexican American Studies and the Center for Intercultural Studies of Folklore and Ethnomusicology at UT Austin, died Wednesday afternoon (May 5) in Specialty Hospital of Austin following a recent illness. He was 83.

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UT Austin memorial ceremony honors University community members who died during the past year

April 30, 1999

Students, staff and faculty from UT Austin will share a few moments together on May 7 to commemorate the memory of members of the University community who died in the preceding year.

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Texas original Liz Carpenter uses "friendly persuasion" to bring headliners to UT Austin

April 20, 1999

They can run, but they can't hide -- not from Liz Carpenter.

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