Topic: History

What the Texas Textbook Dispute Reveals about the Importance of the Humanities

Dec. 15, 2014
What the Texas Textbook Dispute Reveals about the Importance of the Humanities

One article after another slams liberal arts degrees and humanities education as lacking value. But members of the Texas State Board of Education engaged in heated battle recently over textbook approvals for one essential subject in the humanities: history.

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Spend the Holidays Exploring UT

Dec. 3, 2014
What to See and Do at UT During the Holidays

Captivating art, historical exploration and elite sporting events await campus visitors as UT closes out 2014. Plus, tips on the best photo ops. Plan your visit!

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Science and History Come Alive on Campus

Dec. 3, 2014
Science and History Come Alive on Campus

Explore these campus destinations to learn about monumental moments in history and scientific discoveries.

LBJ Presidential Library

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"Hello! This is Liberty Speaking" - The Propaganda of WW I

June 23, 2014
"Hello! This is Liberty Speaking" - The Propaganda of WW I

Explore iconic World War I propaganda posters on display at the Harry Ransom Center as part of the exhibit, The World at War, 1914-1918.

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What It's Like to Learn from a Pulitzer Finalist

June 4, 2014
What It's Like to Learn from a Pulitzer Finalist

Go inside the classroom with two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and history professor Jacqueline Jones to see a master storyteller at work.

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