Archive for: Judith Zaffirini

 

International Students Get a Texas Welcome

While a student at UT, Carlos Zaffirini Jr., BBA ’03, JD ’06, Life Member, studied abroad in Monterrey, Mexico. Like most international students, he enjoyed...

 
 

Legislative Recap: Capital Investment

Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series recapping the Texas Exes legislative advocacy priorities. Throughout the 2013 legislature, UT Advocates were highly...

 
 

With Time Short, Zaffirini Pushes for Campus Construction

The fierce higher education advocate explains how broadly supported campus-construction projects could still come to fruition. Describing the process of writing...

 
 

Lawmakers, Students React to Perry’s Veto of Regents Bill

Despite passage by large, bipartisan majorities in both the House and Senate, Gov. Rick Perry vetoed Senate Bill 15 on Friday afternoon. SB 15 would have more strictly...

 
 

TXEXplainer: Can the Legislature Still Fund UT’s Engineering Building?

As the regular session of the Texas Legislature lurched across the finish line Monday, lawmakers left behind a number of bills—including one that would fund UT’s...

 
 

At 11th Hour, Bill Authorizing New Engineering Building Dies

A legislative ping pong match ends with the late session death of one of UT’s most cherished priorities. The bill authorizing universities to seek bonds to...

 
 

Texas House Endorses New Engineering Epicenter

As the legislature moves into its final week, one of UT’s highest legislative priorities earns another round of approval. Crowded classrooms and outdated...

 
 

Senators to Regent Nominees: ‘Move Beyond the Controversy’

Update: The Senate Nominations Committee unanimously approved all three regent nominees Tuesday. They now go to the full Senate for confirmation. The chair of...

 
 

Senate Passes Funds for New Engineering Building

A proposed revamp of the University’s engineering facilities takes another big step forward. One of UT’s most important legislative priorities is moving...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Sen. Judith Zaffirini

Veteran state Senator and Distinguished Alumna Judith Zaffirini, BS ’67, MA ’70, PhD ’78, Life Member, (D-Laredo), talks about the UT Board of Regents,...

 
 
November|December 2014
Finding Freddie
Lego Land
UT Giving
Liberty Mutual Quote for Scholarship
Texas Executive MBA
ID Wise
University Federal Credit Union
 
 
 
 
 
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