Topic: Department of American Studies

Expert Guide: Rare Convergence of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving

Nov. 21, 2013

This season, Hanukkah begins the night before Thanksgiving, creating an unusual intersection of the two holidays. The timing is culturally significant for Jewish Americans, and coverage requires historical and religious insight.

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68 Must-Read Books for Incoming Students

Aug. 5, 2013
68 Must-Read Books for Incoming Students

On Aug. 27 incoming students will meet some of their professors for the first time during Freshman Reading Round-up, a campus-wide book club. Need a read? Get the list here.

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Food for thought

Nov. 22, 2011
Food for thought

American Studies Associate Professor Elizabeth Engelhardt serves up stories on Southern food culture just in time for Thanksgiving.

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Pharmacy Doctoral Candidate Millidhashni Reddy Wins $10,000 Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award

May 19, 2011

Millidhashni Reddy, a College of Pharmacy doctoral candidate at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the $10,000 Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award at the Graduate School/University Co-op Awards for Excellence in Graduate Education.

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Seven Faculty Members Selected to Receive President's Associates Teaching Excellence Awards

Nov. 29, 2010

Seven faculty members have been selected to receive the President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award for the 2010-2011 academic year at The University of Texas at Austin.

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