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2010 Web Feature Stories

Each year, the Office of Public Affairs highlights Liberal Arts faculty, research and programs in feature stories on the university homepage. Below are the stories from the College of Liberal Arts that have appeared on the homepage in 2010.

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Christmas in America

Historian examines how the holiday exists at the intersection of the sacred, secular and profane

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Conversation Stoppers

Professors examine how we don't – but should – talk openly about race in the United States

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Young Faculty Boot Camp

Training pofessors to write grant proposals, win research dollars

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Border Views

University experts help shape border debate

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Major Gift Makes Liberal Arts Building a Reality

University of Texas alumnus James Mulva supports ROTC programs

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Digging Up the Past, Close to Home

Artifacts, descendants tell story of freed slaves in Texas

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A Towering Mystery Solved

Why ancient alphabets adorn a university icon

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Stretch Out!

Faculty and staff recommend books to expand your horizons, wherever the summer takes you

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Adventures in Interning

Graduating senior test the waters in internships around the world

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Getting Ahead While Giving Back

Liberal Arts Students Committed to Helping Others

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Shakespeare at Winedale Celebrates 40 Years

Alumni reunite on stage to perform works of the Bard

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A Career Path Less Traveled

Semester abroad launches Foreign Service career for Plan II alum

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Literature Electric

Celebrated poems of Milton, Whitman come alive for students through multimedia teaching tools

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After the Dust Settles

College of Liberal Arts professors and students explore the next steps for Haiti

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Studying the Brain, Understanding the Mind

Renowned neuroscientist heads up Texas' brain imaging center

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Scholars reveal the stories behind some of the world's most inspired love letters

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Vanishing Voices

Linguists work with remaining speakers of dying languages to preserve cultural memories

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Texas Language Technology Center

TLTC to develop low cost textbook alternative for students