The "15 Minute History" podcast is one of the most popular collections on iTunes U. Learn something new from these nine standout episodes.Read more
In the spring of 2000, as Russian youth flocked to Moscow's new Internet cafes, Sri Kulkarni, an exchange student from The University of Texas at Austin, also visited the recently converted storefronts to e-mail home.
Inevitably, local and foreigner would meet. When they did, "Sri was in the position to be the native expert, the resident American," said Thomas J. Garza, then a visiting professor at Moscow State Linguistics University and now an associate professor of Slavic and Eurasian studies at The University of Texas at Austin and director of the Texas Language Center.Read more
A new, first-of-its-kind language center will help develop standards and benchmarks for teaching foreign languages at The University of Texas at Austin and serve as a resource for faculty and departments.Read more
From tales of apparitions to the nightmarish narrative of a madman, scholars unearth their favorite literary works of horror
Thirty-five faculty members of The University of Texas at Austin are among 73 inaugural recipients from throughout The University of Texas System who will share $2 million in Board of Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards.Read more