Topic: Christmas

Let Your Kids Believe in Santa Claus

Dec. 19, 2014
Let Your Kids Believe in Santa Claus

As the holidays approach, Santa Claus is on the minds of many children in Texas. Many parents' thoughts also drift there, but for different reasons.

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The spirit of giving is contagious

Dec. 13, 2010
The spirit of giving is contagious

Long-time University of Texas Police Department officer George Glaeser has been giving toys to dozens of children for almost 18 years.

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Historian examines how the holiday exists at the intersection of the sacred, secular and profane

Dec. 6, 2010

Christmas in America

Dec. 6, 2010
Christmas in America

Christmas in one way or another taps into our national consciousness, says Penne Restad, senior lecturer in the Department of History.

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Experts Available to Discuss Holiday Topics

Dec. 17, 2009

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss issues ranging from beating the holiday blues to timeless holiday traditions to children's fantasies of Santa Claus. E-mail is the preferred method of contact for these experts.

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