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Former prisoner decries justice system
April 8, 2011
After surviving 18 years in prison and two death sentences, exonerated prisoner Anthony Graves encouraged students to change the system that imprisoned him.
Human rights advocates inform at University fair
March 11, 2011
Nine student organizations came together to share information about the countries and causes they support at a human rights fair Wednesday.
Fair showcases efforts for greener campus
March 4, 2011
Students and staff showed off their green expertise at the second annual Sustainability Fair on Thursday.
Lecturer rejects idea of post-racial US
February 25, 2011
The United States is not a post-racial society even though many white Americans may think it is, a political commentator said in a lecture Thursday.
Mental health care advocates call on lawmakers for funds
February 18, 2011
Funding for mental health care keeps people out of the prison system and encourages proper diagnosis and treatment, members of the National Alliance on Mental Illness said at a rally Thursday.
Hutchison receives leadership award
February 18, 2011
U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison will receive the Inaugural Annette Strauss Texas Leadership Award on Feb. 22.
Workers rights advocates address wage theft, safety
February 11, 2011
At a meeting at the McCombs School of Business on Thursday night, representatives from the group addressed worker wage theft in Texas and the three workers who died during the construction of the 21 Rio high-rise apartment complex in summer 2009.
Friday Night Lights author critiques athletic programs
February 4, 2011
The lights glowed Thursday night as author and sports journalist Buzz Bissinger took the stage to offer critical commentary on todays high school and college sports programs.
Visualization key to understanding data
February 2, 2011
Presenting data in a visual form omits the complexities and makes the information more palatable, said Kelly Gaither, a UT research scientist and lecturer, on Tuesday.
Students study abroad in China, learn of upcoming superpower
January 23, 2011
China’s rising prominence is likely to encourage greater enrollment of UT students in study abroad programs to the country, said Tracy Dahlby, the journalism professor with the Reporting China Maymester program.