Science and Technology

Bureau of Economic Geology's natural gas studiescited as a success story in report to President Clinton

Dec. 11, 1997

Geologic studies of natural gas reservoirs in Texas conducted by The University of Texas at Austin's Bureau of Economic Geology between 1988 to 1995 have been singled out as an example of a "government-industry success story" by the White House. The designation was included in the final report submitted to President Clinton by the President's Committee of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST).

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Texas Memorial Museum hosts Diver Fest '97 Reefs at Risk -- What Can Divers Do? Recognizing International Year of the Reef

Oct. 31, 1997

Recognizing that many of the world's coral reefs are either threatened or in decline, 1997 has been designated the International Year of the Reef. In the spirit of trying to help reverse present trends, Texas Memorial Museum is hosting Diver Fest '97 Reefs at Risk -- What Can Divers Do? at The University of Texas at Austin campus on Sunday, Nov. 9, from 12:30 to 5 p.m.

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UT Austin researchers determine Lone Star Image System project did not prevent welfare fraud

Oct. 27, 1997

Findings in a new report by The University of Texas at Austin's Center for the Study of Human Resources (CHR) indicate that a welfare reform project initiated at a cost of $1.7 million by the Texas Department of Human Services did not significantly reduce or deter welfare fraud.

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UT Austin engineering Professor David P. Morton among 20 young NSF-supported scientists and engineers to receive presidential award

Oct. 24, 1997

President Clinton today (Oct. 24) named Dr. David P. Morton, assistant professor in the department of mechanical engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, among 20 young National Science Foundation (NSF)-supported researchers to receive the second annual Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers.

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UT Austin receives 102 awards totaling $13.69 million from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for advanced research and technology

Oct. 23, 1997

The University of Texas at Austin has received 102 awards totaling $13.69 million from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for research programs administered through the Advanced Research Program and the Advanced Technology Program.

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