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Book on Jefferson, Islam Among Hamilton Award Winners at UT Austin

Book on Jefferson, Islam Among Hamilton Award Winners at UT Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — University of Texas at Austin History Professor Denise A. Spellberg has been named the $10,000 grand prize winner of the 2014 University Co-op Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards for her work “Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders.”

Songs of the Season and Orange Santa Will Highlight Dec. 2 Event at The University of Texas at Austin

Songs of the Season and Orange Santa Will Highlight Dec. 2 Event at The University of Texas at Austin

Students, faculty and staff members at The University of Texas at Austin will gather on the university’s West Mall at noon Dec. 2 to sing in celebration of the holiday season and the generosity of people who contributed to the Orange Santa gift program.

“Gone To Texas” Welcomes Fall Semester Students to The University of Texas at Austin

“Gone To Texas,” a traditional celebration welcoming new students to The University of Texas at Austin, will be held at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23 on the university’s Main Mall. The annual program, held every year on the evening before classes begin, underscores what it means to be a Longhorn and highlights the academic mission…   » Continue Reading

Graduate School Recognizes Faculty for Advising, Teaching Excellence

Peter Ward of the LBJ School of Public Affairs has been named the Outstanding Graduate Adviser and Lisa Moore of the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts has won the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award from the Graduate School at The University of Texas at Austin.

Winners of the 14th Annual Hamilton Book Awards Announced by the University Co-operative Society

The winners of this year's University Co-op Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards, among the highest honors of literary achievement given to published authors at The University of Texas at Austin, were announced on Oct. 20 at the Four Seasons Hotel.

National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Speaks in Austin for the American Civility Tour

Event: The Harry Ransom Center and University Co-op presents a Harry Ransom Lecture with National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Chairman Jim Leach, who will discuss "Civility in a Fractured Society" as part of the American Civility Tour. When: 7 p.m., Oct. 28. Doors open 30 minutes in advance. Where: Harry Ransom Center, 21st and…   » 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

“Gone to Texas” Welcomes New Students to The University of Texas at Austin

New students entering the fall semester at The University of Texas at Austin will be welcomed in grand style during the traditional Gone to Texas celebration at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24 on the university's Main Mall.

Government Doctoral Candidate Roy Germano Wins $10,000 Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Roy Germano, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Government, has won the $10,000 Michael H. Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award at the Graduate School/University Co-op Awards for Excellence in Graduate Education. The Excellence in Graduate Education awards recognize and reward outstanding graduate students for distinguished scholarship, research, writing and teaching.

Coming from every corner of the state, thousands of Texans will travel to Explore UT

Coming from every corner of the state, thousands of Texans will travel to Explore UT

Watch Audio SlideshowDownload Explore UT Program (PDF) On March 6, thousands of children will be roaming the halls of The University of Texas at Austin and getting a peek of what the future could hold. They will come to the campus from all over Texas, from small towns and cities across the state. Some will…   » Continue Reading