Topic: History

The Civil War: the one we fought, the one we’re still fighting

April 9, 2015

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, a time to reflect on the bloodiest war in US history and consider the ways the conflict rages on in the American way of life.

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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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#Blacklivesmatter Till They Don't: Slavery's Lasting Legacy

Dec. 5, 2014

In less than a month, our nation will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 13th Amendment, which abolished slavery.

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Spend the Holidays Exploring UT

Dec. 3, 2014
What to See and Do at UT During the Holidays

Captivating art, historical exploration and elite sporting events await campus visitors as UT closes out 2014. Plus, tips on the best photo ops. Plan your visit!

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Science and History Come Alive on Campus

Dec. 3, 2014
Science and History Come Alive on Campus

Explore these campus destinations to learn about monumental moments in history and scientific discoveries.

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