EVENT: John Coetzee, winner of the 2003 Nobel Prize for Literature, will speak about his time in Austin and the social and political background of his career as a writer in South Africa in the 1970s. WHEN: Wednesday, May 5, at 6 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes prior to event. WHERE: The LBJ Auditorium is… » Continue Reading
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, will present the exhibition "¡Viva! Mexico's Independence," showcasing items from the center's holdings that relate to the history of Spain's original conquest of Mexico, Mexico's independence from Spain and subsequent revolutionary activities within Mexico.
Texas alum had vision for the Internet that changed the world It was the mystery of the human brain that first sparked Bob Taylor's interest in computers nearly a half century ago. Bob Taylor earned his master's degree in experimental psychology at The University of Texas at Austin in 1964. Before Taylor initiated the ARPAnet… » Continue Reading
Bob Taylor, considered by many to be the father of the Internet, will mark the 40th anniversary of its invention during a public conversation at The University of Texas at Austin on Sept. 17 with John Markoff, technology reporter for The New York Times.
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, is now receiving applications for its 2010-2011 Research Fellowships in the Humanities.
A $1 million gift from Dr. Steven Ungerleider, a renowned sports psychologist in Oregon, has established the William C. Powers Graduate Fellowship to support excellence in graduate education across the university, the Graduate School at The University of Texas at Austin has announced.
The Class of 2009:
Ecology, Evolution and Behavior Doctoral Student Wins $10,000 Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Christian Rabeling, a doctoral student in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior in the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the $10,000 Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award at the University Co-op/Graduate School Awards for Excellence in Graduate Education.
The University of Texas at Austin is among the top three universities sending students abroad and the Top 10 universities educating international students, according to the new "Open Doors" report, published by the Institute of International Education (IIE).
Human biology major Justin Jefferson snaps on a pair of bright blue rubber gloves as he prepares to give an informal tour to a recent visitor at a University of Texas at Austin animal behavior research laboratory. The 20-year-old sophomore moves with ease from room to room—one minute inspecting small vials of bloodless brain tissue… » Continue Reading