Arts and Humanities

Let’s View Science as a Powerful Tool, Not as a Threat

Oct. 24, 2017
Science Lab

It is alarming that many members of society distrust science and question its value. 

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Mexico Modern

Oct. 23, 2017
Frida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907–1954), Untitled [Still life with parrot and fruit], 1951. Oil on canvas, 25.7 x 28.2 cm.

Art movements rarely conform to national borders. Never has this been truer than during the 20th century’s “Mexican moment.”

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Ransom Center Acquires War Poetry Collection

Oct. 23, 2017
Dean Echenberg during his service in Vietnam

The Harry Ransom Center is now home to the Dean F. Echenberg War Poetry Collection. 

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UT/TT Poll: Texans Positively React to Harvey Relief Efforts

Oct. 20, 2017
Harvey Relief Efforts

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s devastating floods across southeast Texas, Texans give especially high marks to neighbors and fellow Texans for responding to the crisis. 

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UT/TT Poll: Texans Remain Divided on Trump’s Job Performance

Oct. 19, 2017
Trump at Harvey briefing

Texas voters remain divided on his job performance, but give him high marks for his handling of Hurricane Harvey.

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