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Exhibition Explores the First World War Through Letters, Poems, Diaries and Fiction

Exhibition Explores the First World War Through Letters, Poems, Diaries and Fiction

AUSTIN, Texas — In conjunction with the centenary of the start of the First World War, the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the exhibition “The World at War, 1914–1918.” The exhibition runs from Feb. 11 through Aug. 3.

NPR’s “Morning Edition” Reporter Steve Inskeep to Speak about Diversity in Pakistan

Event: The South Asia Institute's "Color, Caste, or Creed — Embracing Diversity in Pakistan” a talk by Steve Inskeep, host of NPR Morning Edition, the most widely heard radio news program in the United States. When: Friday, April 27, 5-8 p.m. Where: Jackson School of Geological Sciences (JGB 2.324). A map is available online. Background:…   » Continue Reading

Non-Military Medically Evacuated Personnel from Iraq, Afghanistan More Likely to Return to Duty, University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy Researcher Says

Compared to military members, non-military personnel serving in Iraq and Afghanistan were more likely to be evacuated with non-war injuries, but more likely to return to duty, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Texas at Austin researcher.

Hoping to save lives, researchers seek new methods to stop bombs before they explode

Hoping to save lives, researchers seek new methods to stop bombs before they explode

VIDEO Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) have been a devastating weapon against United States armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan. There have been more than 81,000 IED attacks in Iraq, which have accounted for about two-thirds of the American combat deaths. They have caused an even higher percentage of wounds. For Iraqis, IEDs have caused an…   » Continue Reading