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July|August 2017 Good Reads

Armadillo World Headquarters: A Memoir by Eddie Wilson, with Jesse Sublett The year was 1975 when Threadgill’s owner Eddie Wilson created Armadillo World Headquarters...

 
 

UT Professor and Colleague’s Work Sheds Light on Little-Known Artist at Venice Biennale Exhibition

A cursory Google search reveals a wealth of information on the mid-century Swiss sculptor and painter Alberto Giacometti. When studio art professor Teresa Hubbard...

 
 

Meet Author Bret Anthony Johnston, the Michener Center’s New Director

When a new group of writers descends upon the J. Frank Dobie house this August, a new director will greet them. Following in the footsteps of James Magnuson, who...

 
 

Voices Against Violence

Students half a world apart are joining forces to end campus sexual assault. On a chilly morning in March, bleary-eyed students file into a large conference room...

 
 

A Wise Man Once Said

In a new book, Chancellor McRaven expands on life lessons from his famous commencement speech. The first piece of advice Admiral William H. McRaven, BJ ’77, Life...

 
 

The Modern Artist

Associate Professor of Performance as Public Practice Paul Bonin-Rodriguez says a degree in fine art is worth much more in today’s world than people realize. Compared...

 
 

Secrets of Sicily

Each summer, a classics professor leads a crew of volunteers, including UT students, on a quest to uncover the past on a sunny Mediterranean island. The little...

 
 

Learning From Children

The Priscilla Pond Flawn Child and Family Laboratory turns 90. Elizabeth Andrews can still remember running through the two giant hedges of honeysuckle along the...

 
 

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...

 
 
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