Area high school teachers will have the opportunity to learn best teaching practices on subjects ranging from the American Revolution to the Trail of Tears at a program hosted by the Department of History on Saturday, September 10.
College of Arts and Sciences News
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the James K. Polk Project, based in the Department of History, a $204,785 grant.
A paper co-authored by Kristen Savell, a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology, is among the first to document how evolutionary selection has shaped variation in human limbs across the globe.
Xylina Marshall, who graduated in May, is honing her Italian skills by participating in the VoluntarItaly program in Northern Italy. Marshall is one of nine students from UT’s Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures’ Language and World Business program who are getting hands-on experience in business while applying their foreign language skills in internships this summer.
One of the biggest stumbling blocks to having successful relationships lies within. That’s the somewhat startling finding of a study conducted by graduate student Jerika Norona and Professor Deborah Welsh, both of the psychology department, which Welsh heads.
Claire Stigliani, assistant professor of drawing and painting in the School of Art, recently received a $25,000 grant through the Joan Mitchell Foundation’s Painters and Sculptors Grant Program.
The Pregame Showcase—the popular faculty lectures held on campus two hours before each home football game—will be on hiatus until Phase II of the new Student Union construction is completed.
A UT study on relationships has some unexpected results.
Stephanie Drumheller-Horton, an assistant adjunct professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, is a member of a team of paleontologists working to uncover a treasure trove of fossils from the Age of Dinosaurs in a seemingly unlikely place: the heart of the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
The 2016 presidential elections will likely be one of the nation’s historic races—both because of the presumptive candidates and the voter groups each will drive to the polls—according to Richard Pacelle, a UT political science expert and head of the Department of Political Science.