Press Releases

UT researchers taste success with electronic tongue

Oct. 26, 1998

While artists may complain that critics' taste exists only in their mouths, UT Austin engineers and scientists have now successfully placed it on a silicon chip.

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Women and religion topic of UT international conference

Oct. 23, 1998

Religion and feminism is the topic of an international conference, "Women of the Book: the changing face of feminism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam," Nov. 9 and 10 at the Thompson Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin. It is free and open to the public.

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UT Austin releases book on La Salle expedition

Oct. 23, 1998

The Center for Studies in Texas History at The University of Texas at Austin has released the definitive English translation of The La Salle Expedition to Texas, Joutel's classic account of the La Salle expedition of 1684-1687. The center is part of the Texas State Historical Association, which is located at UT.

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UT Criminal Justice Center sponsors forum on youth violence

Oct. 22, 1998

The Shaw-Cotera Youth Violence Consortium and the Center for Criminology and Criminal Justice Research at The University of Texas at Austin is sponsoring a forum focusing on the causes and prevention of youth violence.

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UT Austin government professors in demand during election season

Oct. 22, 1998

When the election season rolls around, reporters call on hired gun political gurus for analysis, speculation, spin and sound bites summing up the trends.But when they want objectivity and perspective, they often call the department of government at The University of Texas at Austin. That's why voters will see the names of UT Austin professors such as Dr. Bruce Buchanan and Dr. Janice May cropping up in newspaper and other media reports at this time of year.

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