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Powers presents annual university address

Sept. 19, 2007
Powers presents annual university address

William Powers Jr. delivered the annual State of the University Address Sept. 19 in Jessen Auditorium, highlighting the university's successes and how to overcome its challenges.

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The truth behind the university's myths

Sept. 19, 2007
One university myth is that when viewed at an angle, the Tower looks like an owl because it was designed by a Rice University

Campus myths. Every university has them. Ghosts that haunt the oldest buildings, libraries that are allegedly sinking because the architects didn't anticipate the weight of the books, undergrads who pass through a certain campus gate won't graduate.

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Psychologist appointed vice provost

Sept. 19, 2007
Psychologist appointed vice provost

Judith H. Langlois, a leading researcher in children's social development who recently served as interim dean of the College of Liberal Arts, has been appointed vice provost.

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Engineering student honored

Sept. 19, 2007
Engineering student honored

Roy Raharjo, a chemical engineering doctoral student, received the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Separations Division Graduate Student Award, which annually recognizes six outstanding graduate students from around the country.

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History professor in New York Times

Sept. 19, 2007
History professor in New York Times

Editor's Note: The following is an excerpt from an essay written by David Oshinsky, the George W. Littlefield Professor in American History and the Jack S. Blanton, Sr. Chair in History.

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