Topic: David stuart

Jane Austen, Crazy Ants and Tricky Fish

June 17, 2013
Jane Austen, Crazy Ants and Tricky Fish

Headliners: From a recreated 19th century museum show to crowdsourcing Maya research to camouflage fish, work by UT scholars garners national attention. Check out the clips.

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2012 Retrospective: Looking Back on a Historic Year

Dec. 20, 2012

2012 has been quite a year on the Forty Acres: two national championships, a new med school on the way and major research achievements, for starters. Read on for more.

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Maya Scholar Debunks World-Ending Myth

Dec. 17, 2012
Maya Scholar Debunks World-Ending Myth

Dec. 21, 2012, was a meaningful date to the ancient Mayans, according to art historian David Stuart. But his research indicates it wasn't the end of times.

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Maya Scholar Deciphers Meaning of Newly Discovered Monument That Refers to 2012

June 29, 2012

David Stuart, professor of art history at The University of Texas at Austin, has deciphered the second known reference in Maya culture to the so-called "end date" of December 21, 2012.

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Maya Scholar Deciphers Meaning of Newly Discovered Monument That Refers to 2012

June 28, 2012
Maya Scholar Deciphers Meaning of Newly Discovered Monument That Refers to 2012

A recent discovery in Maya ruins of Guatemala, deciphered by UT art historian David Stuart, yields only the second reference to 2012. But what does it mean?

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