Campus and Community

"Rio Grande Valley Send-off '98" allows new president and delegation from UT Austin to build stronger relationships

July 2, 1998

A partnership forged six years ago started a tradition that will send the new president of The University of Texas at Austin and a delegation of University officials to visit constituents in the Rio Grande Valley next week.

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An educated stroll down memory lane

June 17, 1998

For some, it's an annual pilgrimage. For others, it's their first such stroll down this memory lane, visiting their old favorite places on campus. But for all of the approximately 90 ex-students participating in Update '98 at The University of Texas at Austin this week, it will be an opportunity to learn about the many changes that have occurred, and others that are planned, on the campus where they studied during their younger years.

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Juan Sanchez named interim vice president for research at UT Austin

June 15, 1998

Dr. Juan Sanchez, a professor of mechanical engineering and widely-published authority in the areas of materials science and engineering, has been named interim vice president for research at The University of Texas at Austin. The appointment was made by President Larry R. Faulkner and is effective Aug. 1.

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Three finalists recommended for provost's position at UT Austin

June 8, 1998

A search committee has recommended three finalists for the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Wright receives Learned Hand Medal

May 19, 1998

Charles Alan Wright recently was honored by the Federal Bar Council with its Learned Hand Medal for Excellence in Federal Jurisprudence.

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