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FEBRUARY 2019

The Project 2019

Revitalizing Rundberg

More than 500 students participating in The Project—UT’s largest day of community service—devoted their Saturday to sprucing up various sites around the Rundberg neighborhood on Feb. 23.

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Almetris Duren

Celebrating UT Black History

Throughout the Month of February, we took to social media to highlight some pivotal moments and iconic leaders in UT history.

Read this magazine story to learn more about the life and legacy of Almetris Duren. 

 

100 Passport Program

Passports to Success

More than 40 middle school students and their family members came to Decker Middle School on Saturday, Feb. 23 to apply for passports and embark on a new journey of global learning! Learn more about the 100 Passports initiative.

 

DDCE Lecture Series

Spring DDCE Lecture Series

Diversity and inclusion in today’s tech industry, and best practices in charter school education were the topics of two DDCE Lecture Series events held on campus in January and February.

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College for a Day

College for a Day

A group of Neighborhood Longhorns experienced College for a Day, a fun-filled event that includes campus tours, group activities and discussions with current student-athletes on Feb. 15. Read the full story.

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Travel Grantees

Fall and Spring Travel Grantees

Every spring and fall semester, the DDCE awards a talented group of graduate students with a $250 travel grant so they can share their research at conferences across the globe.

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Events

Discover What’s Next at Explore UT

What: A campus-wide event promoting learning and discovery 
When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., March 2
Where: Various locations on campus

DDCE at SXSWedu 

What: DDCE staff members Leslie Blair, executive director of communications, and Virginia Cumberbatch, director of the Center for Community Engagement, will discuss their book “As We Saw It” at a panel event titled “Storytelling and Confronting Institutional Racism.” Open to passholders only.
When: 5-6 p.m., March 5
Where: Hilton Austin, Downtown Salon B

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