Campus and Community

New members of Academy of Distinguished Teachers named

May 11, 1998

Eleven new faculty members have been elected to the Academy of Distinguished Teachers at The University of Texas at Austin. The academy, which now totals 41 members, is intended to recognize and enhance teaching, particularly at the undergraduate level.

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Patricia Ohlendorf appointed vice president

May 1, 1998

Patricia C. Ohlendorf, a vice provost who has served as adviser to The University of Texas at Austin president on legal and policy matters, has been named vice president for administration and legal affairs. Her appointment was announced Friday (May 1) by President Larry R. Faulkner and is effective June 1.

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AISD officials to honor 'powerful role model' during groundbreaking ceremony for Amÿrico Paredes Middle School on April 27

April 21, 1998

He inspired a new generation of Mexican American scholars with his novels, folklore, poetry and songs of life and death along the Lower Rio Grande border. On Monday (April 27), the contributions of Amÿrico Paredes, professor emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin, will be celebrated by officials of the Austin Independent School District.

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James Hill appointed UT Austin vice president

April 17, 1998

Dr. James Hill, who has dedicated his career to personnelmatters and efforts in university community affairs, has been appointedvice president for human resources and community relations at The Universityof Texas at Austin. The appointment, which is effective June 1, wasannounced Friday (April 17) by President Larry R. Faulkner.

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UT Austin prepares to celebrate "Take Our Children to Work Day"

April 15, 1998

This year's "Take Our Children to Work Day" activities at UT Austin on April 24 will allow children of staff and faculty to tour experimental laboratories, see demonstrations of a flight simulator and observe the wonders of archeology, robotics, music and other interesting fields of study.

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