Science and Technology

Study lists UT Austin among the top research universities supporting state and local agencies with economic development

March 1, 2000

The Southern Growth Policies Board's Southern Technology Council has listed The University of Texas at Austin among the top 10 percent in a study assessing the efforts of 164 research universities to help state and local agencies with economic development.

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Celebrate the wizardry of science at UT Austin's Science Fun Day

Feb. 29, 2000

In medieval times, the line between wizardry and science was a thin one. Each spring for the past seven years, the Texas Memorial Museum and The University of Texas at Austin's College of Natural Sciences have teamed up with local groups to put the magic back into science on Austin Science Fun Day.

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UT Austin forensics team is something to shout about

Feb. 29, 2000

Quick, name a program at UT Austin that boasts seven consecutive national championships, is recognized by the ceremonial lighting of the UT Tower and has achieved a level of excellence and professionalism that rank it as one of the premier competitive programs in the country.

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Three UT Austin engineers awarded membership in National Academy of Engineering

Feb. 24, 2000

Three engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have received the highest honor awarded engineers nationwide: membership in the National Academy of Engineering.

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Latin American analysts Jean Franco and Roger W. Anderson to discuss nature of memory and communication during visit to UT Austin on March 4

Feb. 16, 2000

Jean Franco, an observer of Latin American culture who has published more than five books and dozens of articles on Spanish and Latin American culture and literature, will speak at The University of Texas at Austin on March 4.

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