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Lessons on Teaching From UT’s 35th New Faculty Orientation

Professor Bob Duke began his lecture, titled “If We Learn Like That, Why Do We Teach Like This?” with a 90-second viral video of a Japanese boy playing...

 
 

UT, Japan Partner on Energy Efficiency

You know the feeling: The anxiety you get when your smartphone notifies you that you have 10 percent battery remaining. So you rush to plug it in. But as your device...

 
 

Davis Statue Will Be Moved to Briscoe Center

After a century of debate, the final word is in: The statue of Confederate president Jefferson Davis will be moved from UT’s Main Mall to an exhibit at...

 
 

Task Force Releases Recommendations for Confederate Statues

The group charged with making recommendations for the future of Confederate statues on campus released its report Monday, outlining five options for the memorials...

 
 

Revealing the Stories Behind the 1936 Berlin Olympics

Growing up in pre-Nazi Germany, Gretel Bergmann skied, skated, and swam. And she claims to have she learned it all on her own. “Nobody ever taught me anything....

 
 

Alumni, Students Share “What Immigrants Look Like”

On June 16, Donald Trump made waves when he announced his Presidential candidacy. His speech, which was controversial for a few reasons, was singled out by a majority...

 
 

Shakespeare at Winedale Celebrates 45 Years

As I drove along the back roads to Shakespeare at Winedale, nestled in a tranquil corner of southeast Texas, I couldn’t help but notice how secluded the...

 
 

UT’s Francie Ostrower Snags $3.5 Million to Study Arts Engagement

From 2002-12, attendance at arts organizations declined from 39 percent to 33 percent. In a Sept. 26, 2013 article in The New York Times, Patricia Cohen wrote that...

 
 

UT Researchers: Running May Help Treat PTSD

The physical benefits of exercise, particularly running, have long been established. But researchers have begun to expand the understanding of mental benefits...

 
 

Football and Brain Injury: “Something Needs to Change”

Doctors diagnose more than 200 concussions in NFL players each year. That’s unacceptable, says Shyam Popat, BA ’15, especially considering the long-term consequences...

 
 
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