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  1. Elizabeth McCracken: I plan to eat the humorlessRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Salon

    Elizabeth McCracken's writing is characterized by humor, gasp-worthy metaphors, and a careful, playful attention to language.

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  2. The PECASE Winners Offer AdviceRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Science

    Samantha Hansen, an assistant professor of geological sciences at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa who works in Antarctica, agreed that "luck has something to do with it.

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  3. A&M System Announces Further Consolidation of ServicesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Texas Tribune

    ... A plan to centralize services like human resources and information technology at the University of Texas at Austin, which was recommended by Accenture, a consulting firm, has prompted backlash among the faculty and staff. Similar plans at Texas A&M ...

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  4. Transparency Committee Proceeds Cautiously as Emotions RiseRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Texas Tribune

    ... red letters, the fliers, which were also distributed to other lawmakers and posted around the University of Texas at Austin campus, declared, "We can't let one man destroy UT-Austin." It's the latest indication that emotions surrounding Hall's fate ...

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  5. Visionary in Residence by Bruce SterlingRead the original story

    May 16, 2006 | SF Site

    Bruce Sterling Bruce Sterling was born in 1954 in Brownsville, Texas. He attended University of Texas at Austin and worked for the Texas Legislative Council in Austin as a proofreader back in the late 70s-early 80s.

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  6. Abigail Fisher and Edward Blum walk outside the Supreme Court in October 2012.Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Afro American Newspaper

    Edward Blum, a key player in the Abigail Fisher v. University of Texas-Austin affirmative action case and in the litigation that gutted Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, is at it again.

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  7. Expert to speak about using technology at UHV Spring SymposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Victoria Advocate

    ... Content-Focused Classroom Technology Integration. Joan Hughes, an associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin, will discuss what that means and how school leaders and teacher educators can support its development. "To help assist in ...

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  8. Criminal Defense Attorney Carl Ceder chosen as a 2014 Texas Rising Star by Texas MonthlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 18 | LivePressWorld

    ... Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the Red McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. Carl hit the ground running immediately after obtaining his license to practice, and tried his first felony jury trial just ...

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  9. UT goes another round to get Fawcett portraitRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... died of cancer in 2009 and she bequeathed all her artwork, including her own creations, to the University of Texas at Austin, where she studied art in the1960s. O'Neal, however, took the painting from her Wilshire Boulevard condo after she died and ...

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  10. 'Groundwater' names new editorial team: Dr. Hendrik M. Haitjema to serve as seventh editor-in-chiefRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2014 | Water Well Journal

    ... Robert A. Schincariol, Ph.D., University of Western Ontario; and Kristine A. Uhlman, University of Texas at Austin. " Groundwater is rapidly growing in popularity with ever more manuscripts being submitted," Haitjema said. "Each of these executive ...

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  11. Crying baby puts controversy on restaurant's menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... follow a shift in family relationships, suggested Steven Mintz, a professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin and author of "We live in a pretty age-segregated world, which is different from the past," he said, noting that kids spend ...

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  12. More attractive people are judged to be more intelligentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... ctiveness spectrum works in beauty's favor, according to Daniel Hamermesh, an economist at the University of Texas at Austin.

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  13. Alumni giving to Texas colleges through the roof, report saysRead the original story

    Saturday | Business Journal

    ... corporations. Indeed, former ConocoPhillips CEO James Mulva recently gave $20 million to The University of Texas at Austin , his alma mater, earlier this year for its new engineering building, part of a total $60 million donation. That same ...

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  14. Houston energy company donates funds to UT for scholarships, developmentRead the original story

    Saturday | Business Journal

    Phillips 66 has donated $500,000 to the University of Texas at Austin to benefit a range of programs across campus and help support the Cockrell School of Engineering, the McCombs School of Business and the College of Natural Sciences.

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  15. Mind the fracking data gap, new study saysRead the original story

    Saturday | O-R Online

    Scientists have long expressed concern about how a lack of data and access to drilling sites prevents a complete scientific assessment of how hydraulic fracturing and oil and gas production affect the climate, environment and public health.

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  16. Inflated Research Claims Can Harm ChildrenRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Psychology Today

    ... Involvement with Children's Education by Keith Robinson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin and Angel L. Harris, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology at Duke University. First, an article was published by The Atlantic in March ...

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  17. China's babies at risk from soot and smogRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Georgia Straight

    China's smoke-belching coal plants and heavy traffic may be signs of a bustling economy but health experts fear the country's dirty air is hurting its babies.

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  18. E-ZPass tunnel tolls start posting FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... on day one and has zero problems." C. Michael Walton, a researcher of toll technology at the University of Texas at Austin, said by email that there are often adjustments and problems that need attention after a rollout. After a brief review of the ...

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  19. Forget the Common Application if you're applying to Harvard, othersRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2013 | Examiner.com

    ... applications in-house. Such high-quality examples include University of Wisconsin Madison , University of Texas at Austin , Penn State , University of Maryland (which is great because you can upload your entire extracurricular record in a Word ...

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  20. Dirty Dancing, Evita and More Make Up Texas Performing Arts' 2014-15 SeasonRead the original story

    Friday Apr 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Texas Performing Arts continues to present world-class performances to the University of Texas at Austin and Central Texas audiences with the unveiling of the 2014-2015 season.

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