Education and Leadership

UT Austin's Texas Family Literacy Center

April 12, 2000

For many children clustered around Dr. Lorie Ochoa, it will be the first time to learn of a gaunt knight charging windmills, or worry about a little girl named María, who believes she has lost her mother's wedding ring in the masa used to make holiday tamales.

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UT Austin honor student Pericles Leng Cheng takes unconventional route to academic success

April 11, 2000

You won't find Pericles Leng Cheng's formula for success in any manual. Yet, success has come his way time and again, as evidenced by a stellar academic career that has produced scholarships, a Fulbright Fellowship and his latest highlight -- recognition as a College Scholar in the UT Austin College of Natural Sciences.

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UT Austin honor student Stefani D. Carter learns value of being intellectually curious

April 11, 2000

At least one professor calls Stefani D. Carter an "over-achiever" but the talented honor student at The University of Texas at Austin said she is just following her father's advice.

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UT community celebrates students' academic achievements in ceremonies April 15

April 10, 2000

More than 3,500 University of Texas at Austin junior and senior undergraduates who have a grade point average of 3.5 or better will be honored by the University community in ceremonies Saturday (April 15) at the Bass Concert Hall. The 52nd Honors Day Program begins at 2 p.m.

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UT Austin president to deliver more than $200,000 in scholarship grants to Houston-area students Wednesday

April 10, 2000

President Larry R. Faulkner of The University of Texas at Austin and members of his staff will deliver more than $200,000 in scholarship grants to 57 Houston-area students in six high schools Wednesday (April 12).

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