Topic: Liberal arts

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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Halliburton Program Develops Business Leaders From Students in Liberal Arts, Science and Other Majors

July 27, 2011

The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business prepares to graduate 91 students this Friday from the Halliburton Business Foundations Summer Institute, an eight-week program that exposes non-business majors to the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed as business leaders.

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University Celebrates International Education Week

Nov. 11, 2010

Event: The University of Texas at Austin is celebrating International Education Week with film nights, foreign language sessions, cultural workshops, travel seminars, music and dance performances, art exhibits, study abroad events and international trivia competitions.

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