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Professor’s Sculpture Represents Austin at International Media Arts Exhibition

In a suburb just north of Paris, nine works of media art from countries across the globe line the Centre des Arts. Each contains a technological component—projections,...

 
 

UT Publishes Free Digital Edition of “The Collections”

More than 170 million cultural artifacts fill the university’s repositories, outdoing many of the largest collections in the nation. But people don’t have to...

 
 

UT is Working With Google to Map Air Pollution in Real Time

Scientists at UT, led by Cockrell School professor Josh Apte and in collaboration with Google, the Environmental Defense Fund, and Aclima, a company that builds...

 
 

TxExplainer: The 2017 Legislative Session Is Over. So Now What?

As the 2017 Texas Legislative session kicked into high gear, tensions were high—bills were filed, laws were made, and even a fight nearly broke out. From funding...

 
 

May|June 2017 Good Reads

New books of interest to the Longhorn Universe   Rewrite Man: The Life and Career of Screenwriter Warren Skaaren by Alison Macor, MA ’91, PhD ’00 Rewrite...

 
 

The Way Back: Garnering Gavels

Unlocking the vault of UT history Among UT’s vast collection of artifacts are 160 gavels that once belonged to John Nance Garner. In 1931, as Speaker of the...

 
 

The Days After: Students Pay Tribute to UT Stabbing Victims with Candlelight Vigil

Pain throws your heart to the ground, Love turns the whole thing around, Fear is a friend who’s misunderstood, But I know the heart of life is good. Those...

 
 

Writers He Has Known

After 23 years as director of the Michener Center for Writers, esteemed author James Magnuson is moving on.   When James Magnuson was first asked to run the...

 
 

The Sage

David Courtney, BA ’93, on being The Texanist Since 1973, Texas Monthly has been an authority on all things Texan. But in 2007, the magazine went one step further...

 
 

Cold Shoulder

More than 50 years after the Cold War began, the Jack S. Blanton Sr. Chair in History H.W. Brands discusses why Russian-American relations are still at odds today....

 
 
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