Arts and Humanities

Ransom Center's Arts and Crafts Design Movement Exhibition

Oct. 18, 2018
Child's rocking chair, manufactured by unknown American maker, c. 1914. Oak with leather upholstery

A detailed look at the history of the Arts and Crafts movement is the focus of a new exhibition on campus.

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How Much is Our History Worth? Lessons from Museu Nacional

Sept. 26, 2018
Fire at the National Museum of Brazil

Millions of priceless artifacts were engulfed overnight in Rio de Janeiro on Sept. 2, 2018.  What can this teach us about protecting history in the face of disaster? 

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Racial and Ethnic Bias Leads to Lower Well-Being

Sept. 25, 2018
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Racial and ethnic discrimination is problematic for all aspects of development — from mental and physical health to risky behaviors and academic success — according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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UT in New York Program Allows Students to Live, Work in NYC

Sept. 24, 2018
UT in New York

UT Austin is launching a new program that brings students to New York City for a semester to study and pursue internships and other valuable experiences to help transition into professional careers. 

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Genes Are Key to Academic Success, Study Shows

Sept. 5, 2018
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Parents always worry about whether their children will do well in school, but their kids probably were born with much of what they will need to succeed.

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