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Eyes on the Civil Rights Era

Eyes on the Civil Rights Era

Photojournalists R.C. Hickman and Calvin Littlejohn documented African-American communities in Dallas and Fort Worth in the decades following World War II. See a slideshow.

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The Work of Art: Glimpse Creativity in the Making

The Work of Art: Glimpse Creativity in the Making

The Ransom Center’s newly acquired Ed Ruscha archive reveals the creative process of one of the most influential artists working today. See his sketches, snapshots and journals.

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Iconic Magnum Photos on View at Ransom Center

Iconic Magnum Photos on View at Ransom Center

Come view the inside secrets of some of America’s most iconic photographers at an exhibit featuring the Magnum Photos archive, opening this week at the Ransom Center. [Slideshow]

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A Work in Progress: Staley’s Next Chapter

A Work in Progress: Staley’s Next Chapter

After 25 years as director, Tom Staley leaves an indelible mark on the Harry Ransom Center. Watch a slideshow containing key acquisitions and read about his legacy.

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On Display: Lifelike Exhibit Plays with Scale

On Display: Lifelike Exhibit Plays with Scale

From a giant milk carton to a tiny elevator lobby, the Blanton Museum’s new exhibit, Lifelike, makes you look closer at everyday objects in unexpected ways. See a slideshow.

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Children in a World of Gangs

Children in a World of Gangs

Donna De Cesare has covered Central American gangs like a war correspondent. Her new book reveals the effects of the violence on youths. Watch a video and see a slideshow.

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George W. Bush: Behind the Scenes

George W. Bush: Behind the Scenes

“Front Row Seat” offers an extraordinary collection of images of the 43rd president by former Chief White House Photographer Eric Draper. See a slideshow.

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Legendary Portraits on View at Ransom Center

Legendary Portraits on View at Ransom Center

From Pablo Picasso to Marilyn Monroe, Arnold Newman captured them all. Works by the iconic portrait photographer are part of a show this spring at the Ransom Center. See a slideshow.

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News to History Offers Window into U.S. Presidency

News to History Offers Window into U.S. Presidency

Tapping into the Briscoe Center’s vast photographic archive, a new exhibit spotlights public and private moments of 13 American presidents. Watch a slideshow.

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Biography Captures Ann Richards’ Spirit

Biography Captures Ann Richards’ Spirit

Author Jan Reid’s comprehensive book, “Let the People In,” published by The University of Texas Press, tells a personal story about the former Texas governor.

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Books Under the Microscope

Books Under the Microscope

Researchers use today’s imaging technology to take a very close-up look at the 350-year-old book that showed microscopy to the world.

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Maya Scholar Deciphers Meaning of Newly Discovered Monument That Refers to 2012

Maya Scholar Deciphers Meaning of Newly Discovered Monument That Refers to 2012

A recent discovery in Maya ruins of Guatemala, deciphered by UT art historian David Stuart, yields only the second reference to 2012. But what does it mean?

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Doomsday Scenarios Make Better Fiction Than Science, Says Researcher Karl Butzer

Doomsday Scenarios Make Better Fiction Than Science, Says Researcher Karl Butzer

For more than 50 years Karl Butzer, a renowned environmental archaeologist at The University of Texas at Austin, has trekked across continents, sifted through countless excavations and pored over collections in some of the world’s greatest libraries and museums in a quest to better understand humanity’s age-old relationship to the natural environment. He has seen …

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Concerted effort

Concerted effort

In the live music capital, Texas Performing Arts is composing a contemporary vision for classical music performance by commissioning new works.

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  • Faculty Spotlight video featuring Larry Speck, a professor in the School of Architecture.

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