Topic: History

What It's Like to Learn from a Pulitzer Finalist

June 4, 2014
What It's Like to Learn from a Pulitzer Finalist

Go inside the classroom with two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and history professor Jacqueline Jones to see a master storyteller at work.

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Briscoe Center Acquires Willie Nelson Collection

May 8, 2014
Briscoe Center Acquires Willie Nelson Collection

The iconic American musician donated major portions of his personal collection, including song manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, platinum records and Indian headdresses. An upcoming exhibit is in the works.

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Tweeting History, One Haiku at a Time

March 25, 2014
Tweeting History, One Haiku at a Time

Can Twitter capture the complex narratives of American history? Follow along as noted UT historian H.W. Brands tweets the American saga 17 syllables at a time.

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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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UT Faculty Experts on State of the Union Address

Jan. 28, 2014

President Barack Obama will deliver his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday night, during which he is likely to discuss income inequality, immigration, health care policy, foreign policy and global affairs, among other issues. Experts from The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety topics related to the speech and are available to speak with the media. 

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