Nominate distinguished alumni, faculty members and friends of the College of Liberal Arts for the 2010 Pro Bene Meritis Award. Nominations must be received by 12 p.m., Monday, Jan. 11, 2010.
Thomas McGarity and Wendy Wagner won the $10,000 grand prize at the Hamilton Book Awards for their book, “Bending Science: How Special Interests Corrupt Public Health Research" on Oct. 28 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin.
The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies and the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin are hosting “An Afternoon of Slavic Vampires,” a vampire book reading event on Monday, Oct. 26, 3-5 p.m. in the Gebauer Building, fourth floor conference room.
Classics professor Thomas Palaima and Law professor Lino Graglia will discuss the postive and negative influences of college football at American universities on Oct. 28, 3 p.m. at the Recreational Sports Center, room 2.112.
William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, delivered his fourth President's State of the University Address Sept. 16, providing a report on ongoing and new initiatives of the university's administration.
Thirty-five faculty members, including six College of Liberal Arts professors, from The University of Texas at Austin, among 73 inaugural recipients of the University of Texas System Board of Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards, will share $2 million in awards.
Susan Heinzelman, associate professor of English at The University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed director of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (CWGS).
The College of Liberal Arts was saddened by the recent loss of two outstanding alumni who will be remembered for their commitment to the university.
The American Sign Language Program of the Department of Linguistics earned the $2,500 Silver Award from the Innovative Instructional Technology Awards Program (ITAP) for its instructional sign language Web site, ASL Online.