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Students make 27-hour trek to Dallas for charity

Oct. 3, 2007
Naval Reserve Officer's Training Corp members participate in the 2006 Run to Dallas, an annual event held in

The university's Naval Reserve Officer's Training Corps (UT NROTC) has been gearing up for its annual Run to Dallas, a 27-hour, 200-mile trek along IH-35 in anticipation of the Red River Rivalry football game between The University of Texas at Austin and Oklahoma University on Oct. 6.

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Educator receives best paper award

Oct. 3, 2007
Educator receives best paper award

Jeanne Freeland-Graves, the Bess Heflin Centennial Professor in Home Economics Education, has been awarded the Ragus Award for Best Scientific Paper for 2007 by the American College of Nutrition.

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Latino leaders anticipate arrival of Chavez statue

Oct. 3, 2007
Students look at photos of Cesar Chavez during a kick-off event Oct. 1 for the Chavez statue dedication week at the

When the Cesar Chavez statue is unveiled on Oct. 9 on the West Mall it will hold a special significance for McCombs School of Business adviser Steve Alvarez.

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Engineer honored for contributions to industry

Oct. 3, 2007
Engineer honored for contributions to industry

C. Grant Willson, professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named recipient of the SEMI Award for 2007. The award honors individuals and teams who have made significant technical contributions to the semiconductor industry.

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Prof named influential Hispanic

Oct. 3, 2007
Prof named influential Hispanic

Hispanic Business Magazine named Associate Professor of Journalism Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez one of the "100 Most Influential Hispanics" in its October 2007 issue.

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