Campus and Community

Incoming freshman plans to sample life at UT Austin through University's GONE TO TEXAS '99 program

Aug. 17, 1999

As a graduate of one of the five health magnet high schools in Texas, incoming UT Austin freshman Tessa Avila seems well prepared for the academic challenges she will face as a student in the School of Nursing.

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GTT '99 offers students new to UT Austin a Texas-size welcome in the heart of campus

Aug. 17, 1999

Art dances with science in the grand finale of GONE TO TEXAS '99, producing a magical medley of light and sound against the backdrop of the 307-foot-tall UT Austin Tower. The laser light show will provide a dramatic conclusion to the one-hour GTT program, set for 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24.

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Magic medley of light, sound to highlight GONE TO TEXAS '99

Aug. 17, 1999

This year, the laser show at GONE TO TEXAS '99 will be even more spectacular than in the past, promising to provide colorful, lasting memories of the event.

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Roberta I. Shaffer named new dean of UT Austin Graduate School of Library and Information Science

July 29, 1999

Roberta I. Shaffer, director of Research Information Services at the Washington-based law firm of Covington & Burling, is the new dean of the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at The University of Texas at Austin. The appointment is effective Aug. 1.

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UT Austin names new police chief

July 28, 1999

Jeffrey M. Van Slyke, associate director of public safety at the University of Iowa with degrees in criminal justice and public administration, has been named new chief of police at The University of Texas at Austin. The appointment is effective Sept. 1.

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