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New Center to Promote Foreign Language Study

A new, first-of-its-kind language center will help develop standards and benchmarks for teaching foreign languages at The University of Texas at Austin and serve as a resource for faculty and departments.

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

Outstanding Faculty Members Recognized by The University of Texas Board of Regents

Thirty-five faculty members of The University of Texas at Austin are among 73 inaugural recipients from throughout The University of Texas System who will share $2 million in Board of Regents' Outstanding Teaching Awards.

Archaeologists unearth a graveyard of ancient shipwrecks in the Black Sea

Archaeologists unearth a graveyard of ancient shipwrecks in the Black Sea

Phantoms of the Deep: In the depths of the Black Sea lies a landscape of eternal darkness. With no light and no oxygen in the sea's anoxic layer, no life can survive, except perhaps the ghosts of ancient mariners whose ships foundered thousands of years ago.