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Meet Dr. James Loehlin, the director of Shakespeare at Winedale — a College of Liberal Arts program dedicated to teaching students about William Shakespeare's works through performance.

Vice provost and registrar Shelby Stanfield isn't new to UT. Stanfield earned his B.S. in radio-television-film here in 1988 and has been hard at work to improve university affairs ever since.

"Sanger Learning Center is UT Austin's main resource for academic support. Each year we help more than 10,000 students achieve their academic potential."

On December 13, UT will offer faculty and staff a workshop on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test, which measurse personality types, and its uses for success. 

The use of standardized testing has been around for decades, but some experts question its efficiency and reliability. UT's Dr. David Laude, senior vice provost and interim dean of the College of Natural Sciences, gives us his opinion.

Words of wisdom from architecture professor Dr. Anthony Alolfsin, rhetoric and writing professor Tom Buckley and journalism professor Tom Johnson.

Dr. Gage Paine, vice president of student affairs, is new to UT - as a faculty member, anyway. Paine discusses coming back to work at her alma mater, her typical work day and her dogs.

Words of wisdom from English professor Betsy Barry, communication studies professor John Daly and public relations professor LeeAnn Kahlor.

As one of Austin's largest employers, The University of Texas is commited to helping employees "attain work-life balance while advancing excellence in teaching, research and service." Here's how they're able to achieve that goal.

Dr. James Pennebaker, professor and chair of UT's psychology department, recently won a Hamilton book award for "The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us." 

Andrews, Blanton, Carothers and Littlefield battled to see who could conserve the most energy between Oct. 1 - 21 in the Quad Energy Challenge, a power-saving contest.

Longhorn Life caught up with the Athletic Training Education Program's clinical coordinator, Tad Leusch. Not only is Leusch a specialist in the department of kinesiology and health education, he's also the drummer for Austin-based rock band Blessing & the Curse.

Longhorn Life goes behind the scenes of the Butler School of Music's music production labs - taking a look at what they have to offer UT and its students.

Words of wisdom from journalism professor Robert Jensen, English professor Larry Carver and biomedical engineering professor Krishnendu Roy.

With a little over a month left until the 2012 presidential elections, it's important to figure out how and where you will be voting this November. Just don’t forget: every vote matters!

Words of wisdom from LBJ School professor Jacqueline Angel, English professor Jerome Bump and mechanical engineering professor David Bourell.

While last month's on-campus bomb threat was determined to be a false alarm, students and faculty alike have raised concerns about the university's response.

Although president TJ Campbell describes the University Ladies Club as "fairly low-profile," members have been making a huge impact on UT and providing great opportunies to graduating, high school seniors in Austin since 1896. 

Interested in gardening, alternative food systems or the environment? Learn more about what student and faculty are doing (and growing) to encourage environmental sustainability on and around campus. 

Our Campus sat down with the director of horticulture at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Andrea DeLong-Amaya. We discovered how her green thumb has allowed her to become a valuable asset to the Center as well as to the UT community.

 William “Bill” Liechty, a doctoral candidate and NSF graduate research fellow in the chemical engineering department at UT, was awarded the $10,000 grand prize for his research on the use of biopolymers and nanotechnology for drug delivery systems.

George F. Miller, an astronomy and Plan II Honors senior, was presented with the George H. Mitchell Student Award for Academic Excellence Wednesday evening at a dinner ceremony hosted by the University Co-op.

Longhorn Life talked to Kerry Cook, professor in the Department of Geological Sciences to find out the likelihood of a summer drought and the importance of conserving water.

Ben Reid handles the purchasing for Facilites services and Project Management Construction Services. Have you met him?