Topic: Thomas Garza

Hear UT's Chart-Topping History Lessons

Jan. 30, 2014
Hear UT's Chart-Topping History Lessons

The "15 Minute History" podcast is one of the most popular collections on iTunes U. Learn something new from these nine standout episodes.

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A career path less traveled

March 29, 2010
A career path less traveled

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.

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New Center to Promote Foreign Language Study

Nov. 19, 2009

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.

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From tales of apparitions to the nightmarish narrative of a madman, scholars unearth their favorite literary works of horror

Oct. 26, 2009

Outstanding Faculty Members Recognized by The University of Texas Board of Regents

Aug. 20, 2009

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.

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