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DDCE on the Scene

By Jessica Sinn

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A collection of photos from events on campus and around the Austin community during the 2015-16 school year.

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UT Elementary students help celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the annual MLK Day March and Rally.

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Chembridge Instructor Dr. Kate Biberdorf wows Neighborhood Longhorns with her Chemistry Circus at the NLP Soccer-STEM Challenge event.

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Wheelchair rugby is always a highlight of Adapted Sports Night, a campus event hosted by Services for Students with Disabilities, Recreational Sports and Student Government at Gregory Gymnasium.

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Jean Boyd (right), athletic director for student athlete development at Arizona State University, led a panel discussion with his colleagues about academic support programming at the 2016 Black Student-Athlete Summit.

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Winners of the 16th annual fiction writing contest at the Texas Book Festival. Hosted by the DDCE and the Texas Book Festival, the contest encourages and rewards creative writing in Texas schools.

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Alpha Phi Alpha’s rededication ceremony for the Martin Luther King Jr. statue on the east mall lights the way for reflection on Dr. King’s life.

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Dr. Gregory J. Vincent and Austin Mayor Steven Adler show off their Longhorn spirit with the Texas Cheerleaders at the annual UT Night at the Trail of Lights.

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In honor of the 60th anniversary of the admission of African American undergraduates at UT Austin, three Precursors participate in a discussion about campus integration during the Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights. From left: The Honorable Harriet Murphy, Judith Jenkins, Sherryl Griffin Bozeman.

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Former Texas Longhorns football players Fozzy Whittaker (far left) and Aaron Humphrey (back) played a different kind of ball game with representatives from 24 Hour Fitness, the DDCE’s new fitness sponsor, during the Neighborhood Longhorns’ Celebrity Bowling Challenge.

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Four-time U.S. Olympic gold medalist and UT Austin alumna Sanya Richards Ross gave the keynote address at the 89th annual Nike Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays Celebration and Reception at Google Fiber Space, co-hosted by the DDCE.