Policy and Law

Innovative New Hope Project helps low-income workers and their families, UT professor who co-authored study says

April 16, 1999

An innovative approach to reducing poverty has improved the well-being of low-income adults and children, according to a report released today (April 16) on Milwaukee's New Hope Project.

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Nikki Giovanni will keynote 13th Annual Sweatt Symposium

April 9, 1999

Nikki Giovanni, a celebrated award-winning poet, will highlight the 13th Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights with a keynote address and performance from 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, April 16th at KLRU.

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Cross Border Institute for Regional Development launched

April 7, 1999

Representatives from four research organizations in Texas and Mexico signed an agreement today (April 7) establishing the Cross Border Institute for Regional Development (CBIRD) to help create and shape the Texas-Mexico Border region of the 21st century.

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Foreign diplomats gather at LBJ School to discuss future of Middle East

April 6, 1999

Egypt's Consul-General to the U.S., Israel's Consul-General to the Southwest, the Vatican's representative to Israel and the Palestinian Authority, and Sweden's Ambassador to the United States are among the participants in a conference to be held Monday (April 12) at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Saldívar lecture at UT Austin to address "border identities"

March 29, 1999

Ramón Saldívar, vice provost for undergraduate education at Stanford University, will present the Thirteenth Annual Américo Paredes Distinguished Lecture in April at The University of Texas at Austin.

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