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Archived News

Mon, Nov 4, 2013

15 Minute History Tops the Charts!

Our podcast series reaches the #1 position on iTunes U.

Thu, Oct 17, 2013

The Surprising Story of "Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an"

New book by History/MES prof Denise A Spellberg sheds light on the founders and religious freedom.

Mon, Oct 14, 2013

We need your vote!

MES' Online Language Institute is expanding. Which language would you study? Click on the link to cast your vote!

Tue, Jul 23, 2013

We're moving!

MES, AFP and CASA offices will close August 12-16 for move to Calhoun Hall

Mon, Jul 15, 2013

Find us on iTunes U!

Lecture series archives and podcasts are now available (FREE!) through UT's iTunes U storefront. Don't miss an episode!

Thu, Jul 11, 2013

Jo Ann Hackett and John Huehnergard Receive NEH Grant for Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic Lexicon

Project will update a century-old dictionary to create an open-source resource for students, scholars, and clergy working on Semitic studies.

Wed, Jul 10, 2013

Glenn Peers Curates Exhibition at the Menil Collection in Houston

"Byzantine Things in the World" runs through August 18

Tue, Jul 9, 2013

Hina Azam Offers Islamic Perspective on The Texas "Abortion Bills"

Quoted in Daily Texan article about Jewish, Islamic, and Hindu perspectives on the ongoing debate over House Bill 1 and Senate Bill 2

Tue, Jul 9, 2013

MES Faculty Weigh in on Recent Events in Egypt

Samer Ali and Jason Brownlee appear on Fox and Al-Jazeera to offer commentary.

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