Press Releases

Fernando Torres-Gil to Speak on 'Politics and Policies in an Aging Society'

Oct. 17, 1997

Dr. Fernando Torres-Gil, director of the Center for Policy Research on Aging at the University of California at Los Angeles, will present a lecture on Oct. 22 at UT Austin titled "Politics and Policies in an Aging Society."

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Lasher appointed vice provost at UT

Oct. 17, 1997

Dr. William F. Lasher has been appointed vice provost in the Office of the Executive Vice president and Provost at The University of Texas at Austin.

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University of Texas at Austin loses great friend in death of James Michener

Oct. 17, 1997

James Michener leaves behind a great legacy, both material and intangible, for aspiring young writers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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UT Austin announces Initiative for Educational Diversity

Oct. 16, 1997

The five task forces will identify existing activities, programs and policies; seek creative ideas; generate recommendations; and serve as a clearinghouse for information related to the issues and topics of each group. Each task force will have approximately 15 members, with at least six student representatives on each task force.

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Elizabeth Shatto Massey Scholarship in Education establishedat UT Austin's College of Education to fund scholarshipsfor Colorado County, Texas, students seeking teaching careers

Oct. 8, 1997

The College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin has created the Elizabeth Shatto Massey Scholarship in Education as a permanent endowment for scholarships to undergraduate students from Colorado County, Texas, seeking teaching certification for careers in education.

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