Health and Wellness

Study suggests children read and behave better if working families rise above poverty level

June 10, 2003

Providing earning supplements and other assistance to poor working families boosts their children's academic and social skills, a study of hundreds of Milwaukee families directed by a child development expert at The University of Texas at Austin suggests.

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University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing ranked in top 10 in NIH funding for 2002

June 9, 2003

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has been ranked No. 10 in nursing school money received from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for 2002, the highest ranking for a nursing school not linked to a health science center or medical school.

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Endowment for excellence in play therapy methods created in University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work

May 20, 2003

An endowment for research and scholarships in play therapy methods has been established at The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work.

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The University of Texas at Austin responds to concerns about SARS

April 24, 2003

There have been no cases of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) epidemic reported at The University of Texas at Austin, but campus officials are implementing significant precautions to protect students, faculty and staff from the highly contagious, flu-like disease.

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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 10, 2003

In recognition of the damage that results from sexual assault and rape, several University of Texas at Austin and community organizations are planning various activities to bring attention to these crimes.

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