March 28, 2018
Although some may question the wisdom of handing out “participation trophies,” Cindy and Bo Kelly, owners of Hill Country Trophy in San Marcos, say recognizing children for their efforts is a rewarding part of their work.
January 18, 2017
Taking selfies can make a vacation more memorable, according to a study conducted by UT psychology professor Art Markman and Austin-based vacation rental company HomeAway.
November 30, 2016
Trees removed from the Dell Medical School construction site are getting a second life, being repurposed into furniture for places around campus.
November 17, 2016
Thursday evening, Kate Edwards, executive director of the International Game Developers Association, will address the connections between video games and culture at a free lecture open to the public.
August 30, 2016
At first glance, it would seem that computer scientists and humanities researchers live in different worlds.
Today, however, computers can help human researchers better study traditionally human subjects — such as linguistics, literature and archaeology — in a field known as digital humanities. During the summer of 2017, UT will host an interdisciplinary research institute called DH@UT aimed at training students in this new field.
May 6, 2016
Take a glimpse into the life of an Austin drag queen.
April 29, 2016
Game developer, level designer, 3D-modeler: senior Christina Curlee is not your average studio art major.
Curlee builds art games — games that are focused on showing concepts or aesthetic ideas — more than entertainment.
February 19, 2016
Most people wouldn’t make a connection between theatrical design and airplanes. For Andrew Carson, however, combining the two fields offered a solution to a tiresome problem.
December 7, 2015
The roar of thousands of people with their arms outstretched in the Nazi salute fills the stadium as three-year German Chancellor Adolf Hitler watches the opening ceremonies approvingly.
Swastika flags and Olympic banners line the crowded streets above athletes and spectators from nearly 50 different nations, where only a few weeks before were signs reading “Deutsche kauft nicht beim Juden”: “Germans don’t buy from Jews.”
Angry German speeches filled with anti-Semitic hatred clash with American Olympic officials reassuring the country that there’s no reason not to do business with the new German regime.
The triumphant opening notes of the American national anthem accompanies the handing of the gold medal to Jesse Owens, now an Olympic hero.
No, this isn’t Berlin 1936. It’s Austin 2015, at The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936 exhibit.
April 25, 2015
The Delta Sigma Pi – Beta Kappa Chapter hosted a talk for business students on Thursday in the DSPeaks series featuring University of Texas alumnus Burnie Burns, co-founder and former CEO of Rooster Teeth Productions.