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Centennial of Battle Hall Features Celebration and Exhibit

Event: The Centennial Celebration for historic Battle Hall on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin. The event is free and open to the public. When: 5-8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11. Where: The University of Texas at Austin. Opening remarks by Lawrence Speck in Jessen Auditorium, Homer Rainey Hall at 5 p.m., followed…   » Continue Reading

Why ancient alphabets adorn a university icon

Why ancient alphabets adorn a university icon

When then-Harvard University Professor John Huehnergard and his wife and colleague Jo Ann Hackett first visited The University of Texas at Austin last spring, they couldn't help but notice the ancient Phoenician and Hebrew letters that adorn the Tower. After all, Hackett, a Hebrew scholar, and Huehnergard, who teaches Semitic linguistics and writing systems, have…   » Continue Reading

Library Web Site Documents Dallas Architect’s Legacy

Library Web Site Documents Dallas Architect’s Legacy

The Architecture and Planning Library at The University of Texas at Austin has launched a Web site that will serve as the authoritative resource for information about an acclaimed Dallas architect and his work.