Press Releases

James Hill appointed UT Austin vice president

April 17, 1998

Dr. James Hill, who has dedicated his career to personnelmatters and efforts in university community affairs, has been appointedvice president for human resources and community relations at The Universityof Texas at Austin. The appointment, which is effective June 1, wasannounced Friday (April 17) by President Larry R. Faulkner.

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UT Austin prepares to celebrate "Take Our Children to Work Day"

April 15, 1998

This year's "Take Our Children to Work Day" activities at UT Austin on April 24 will allow children of staff and faculty to tour experimental laboratories, see demonstrations of a flight simulator and observe the wonders of archeology, robotics, music and other interesting fields of study.

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Co-chairman of President Clinton's High Tech Advisory Committee to discuss future federal investment in information technology

April 15, 1998

Dr. Ken Kennedy, professor of computer science at Rice University, will discuss "Federal Investment in Information Technology: A Strategy for the Future" at 2 p.m., Friday, April 17 in Main 212.

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12th annual Sweatt Symposium to begin Thursday

April 14, 1998

Prairie View A&M University's Symphonic Band and Concert Chorale, and former Texas State Rep. Wilhelmina Delco will be featured at the 12th annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights at UT Austin.

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UT Austin engineering student chapter selected best nationally by National Society of Black Engineers

April 6, 1998

The National Society of Black Engineers has selected The University of Texas at Austin's student chapter as the 1998 National Distinguished Chapter of the Year. Judged by faculty advisors from throughout the nation, the award is based on academic excellence, technical achievement, financial vitality, membership, professional development, cultural awareness, leadership and communication.

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