Education and Leadership

University of Texas at Austin launches Texas PREP to enhanceacademic skills of top 10 percent grads in targeted Dallas schools

Dec. 10, 1997

The University of Texas at Austin has joined public schools and corporate sponsors in forming Texas PREP (Partners Responding to Educational Priorities), an educational partnership designed to support and enhance recently passed legislation, House Bill 588, which guarantees automatic admissions for the top 10 percent of Texas high school graduates. The bill was signed into law by Gov. George W. Bush on May 10, 1997.

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Chappell named outstanding alumnaof College of Communication at UT

Dec. 9, 1997

The College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin has announced that Ann Sutherland Chappell has been chosen as Outstanding Alumna of the year. She will be honored at a banquet in February 1998. Chappell graduated from the University with a bachelor of arts degree in speech and a master of arts degree in communication.

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University of Texas at Austin launches Texas PREP to enhanceacademic skills of top 10 percent grads in targeted Dallas schools

Dec. 8, 1997

The University of Texas at Austin has joined public schools and corporate sponsors in forming Texas PREP (Partners Responding to Educational Priorities), an educational partnership designed to support and enhance recently passed legislation, House Bill 588, which guarantees automatic admissions for the top 10 percent of Texas high school graduates. The bill was signed into law by Gov. George W. Bush on May 10, 1997.

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UT Austin Professor Emeritus Américo Paredes and the late J. Mason Brewer of Austin to be honored by the American Folklore Society

Oct. 26, 1997

Dr. Américo Paredes, professor emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin, is one of two Texans who will be honored with the "Compañero/a de las Americas" award from the American Folklore Society, which will hold its annual meeting in Austin next week.

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UT Austin pilot program teams specialized studentswith faculty members to enhance classroom instruction

Oct. 21, 1997

The Center for Instructional Technologies at The University of Texas at Austin is launching a new pilot program to team students who have specialized instructional and computer skills to work with faculty members in the development of innovative instructional technologies for the classroom.

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