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Six Faculty Members Named to Academy of Distinguished Teachers at UT Austin

Six faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin have been named to the university's respected Academy of Distinguished Teachers for 2014, said Gregory L. Fenves, executive vice president and provost.

The Shakespeare Code: English Professor Confirms the Bard’s Hand in ‘The Spanish Tragedy’

The Shakespeare Code: English Professor Confirms the Bard’s Hand in ‘The Spanish Tragedy’

For centuries, scholars have been searching for answers to a literary mystery: Who wrote the five additional passages in Thomas Kyd’s “The Spanish Tragedy”? Mounting arguments point to William Shakespeare, but English professor Douglas Bruster has recently found evidence confirming that the 325 additional lines are indeed the work of the Bard. According to Bruster’s…   » Continue Reading

The University of Texas at Austin Honors Prestigious Award Recipients

Recipients of some of the most prestigious awards given by The University of Texas at Austin were recognized Tuesday, Jan. 26, during a dinner hosted by the university's president, President William Powers Jr., at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center.

From tales of apparitions to the nightmarish narrative of a madman, scholars unearth their favorite literary works of horror

From tales of apparitions to the nightmarish narrative of a madman, scholars unearth their favorite literary works of horror

VIDEO Halloween: The word itself evokes images of grinning jack-o-lanterns, costumed trick-or-treaters and otherworldly creatures drifting through the night. Watch a video of professors reading their favorite spooky passages. (Video opens in new window in OnCampus.) In celebration of this spooky holiday, scholars throughout The University of Texas at Austin reveal their favorite spine-tingling tales…   » Continue Reading

Six Faculty Members Chosen to Receive Prestigious President’s Associates Teaching Excellence Award

Six faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin have been selected to receive the President's Associates Teaching Excellence Award for 2009-2010 for demonstrating a consistent level of excellence in teaching.