Topic: College of Liberal Arts

Spooky Research: Faculty Experts Explore Halloween Topics

Oct. 29, 2015

View a collection of ‘spooky’ scholarly work by UT Austin faculty experts who study ghostly folklore, the science of superstition, making sense of the unknown and other eerie topics. 

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Digital World Map Broadens Scope for Middle Ages Research

Oct. 1, 2015
Catalan Atlas

Online users can now travel back in time to the medieval world by clicking through a collection of international research on the first digital platform of its kind from UT Austin. 

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Former U.S. Secretary of Labor to Deliver Carpenter Lecture

Sept. 3, 2015
Robert Reich

Robert Reich, an expert in global and domestic economic policy and a former U.S. secretary of labor, will discuss “The Future of Inequality: The 2016 Election and Beyond” for the 2015 Carpenter Lecture, hosted by the Plan II Honors Program at UT Austin.

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Clues from Ancient Maya Reveal Lasting Impact on Environment

Sept. 3, 2015
Tim and Sheryl Beach

Evidence from the tropical lowlands of Central America reveals how Maya activity more than 2,000 years ago not only contributed to the decline of their environment but continues to influence today’s environmental conditions, according to researchers at UT Austin.

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Policies Help Women Balance Work-Family Life, Study Shows

Aug. 24, 2015
Swede Mother on Maternity Leave

Various Western nations’ work-family policies leave many working mothers feeling unsupported as both caretakers and workers, according to a comparative study of working mothers in multiple countries by UT Austin.

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