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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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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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Engineer educates and inspires in Colombia

Sept. 19, 2007
Aerospace engineer Cesar Ocampo helps a student fly a spacecraft using a joystick during a visit to a school in Colombia.

Colombia is hundreds of miles and an ocean away from Austin but very near to Cesar Ocampo's heart. It's where he was born, where he met his wife and where he plans to start a non-profit organization to help the country's neediest people while opening their eyes to what he knows best space.

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LBJ professor emeritus quoted by AP

Sept. 19, 2007
LBJ professor emeritus quoted by AP

The Senate voted Sept. 11 to ban Mexican trucks from U.S. roadways, rekindling a more than decade-old trade dispute with Mexico. By a 74-24 vote, the Senate approved a proposal by Sen.

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