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Call for Nominations: 2010 Pro Bene Meritis Awards

Wed, Dec 2, 2009

Nominate distinguished alumni, faculty members and friends of the College of Liberal Arts for the 2010 Pro Bene Meritis Award. Nominations must be received by 12 p.m., Monday, Jan. 11, 2010.


Winners of the Hamilton Book Awards announced

Three liberal arts professors take home $3,000 prizes

Thu, Oct 29, 2009

Thomas McGarity and Wendy Wagner won the $10,000 grand prize at the Hamilton Book Awards for their book, “Bending Science: How Special Interests Corrupt Public Health Research" on Oct. 28 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin.


Costumed faculty to read vampire tales before Halloween

Wed, Oct 21, 2009

The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies and the Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin are hosting “An Afternoon of Slavic Vampires,” a vampire book reading event on Monday, Oct. 26, 3-5 p.m. in the Gebauer Building, fourth floor conference room.


Classics, law professors to debate merits of big time college football

Wed, Oct 21, 2009

Classics professor Thomas Palaima and Law professor Lino Graglia will discuss the postive and negative influences of college football at American universities on Oct. 28, 3 p.m. at the Recreational Sports Center, room 2.112.


President Powers Praises New Liberal Arts Building, Plan II Students in State of the University Address

Fri, Sep 18, 2009

William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, delivered his fourth President's State of the University Address Sept. 16, providing a report on ongoing and new initiatives of the university's administration.


Six Liberal Arts Professors Recognized by The University of Texas Board of Regents

Fri, Aug 21, 2009

Thirty-five faculty members, including six College of Liberal Arts professors, from The University of Texas at Austin, among 73 inaugural recipients of the University of Texas System Board of Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards, will share $2 million in awards.


English Professor Susan Heinzelman Named Director of Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Fri, Jul 24, 2009

Susan Heinzelman, associate professor of English at The University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed director of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (CWGS).


Liberal Arts Says Farewell to Two Longtime Friends

College pays tribute to Lowell Lebermann and Creekmore Fath

Wed, Jul 15, 2009

The College of Liberal Arts was saddened by the recent loss of two outstanding alumni who will be remembered for their commitment to the university.


Liberal Arts Faculty Win Instructional Technology Awards

Web sites honored for enhancing teaching and learning for students

Thu, Jul 9, 2009

The American Sign Language Program of the Department of Linguistics earned the $2,500 Silver Award from the Innovative Instructional Technology Awards Program (ITAP) for its instructional sign language Web site, ASL Online.