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HARTFORD, Conn. — Like many humanities advocates, Abbey Drane was disheartened but not surprised when Florida’s governor recently said its tax dollars should bolster science and high-tech studies, not “educate more people who can’t get jobs in anthropology.”

Professors share five pieces of wisdom, advice and knowledge they've acquired in their time at UT.

A roundup of research at the University of Texas at Austin

When you’re doing your holiday shopping this November and December, don’t forget to take advantage of all of the discounts you receive as a UT faculty or staff member. Below are just a few of our favorite deals, but you can find the entire discount listing at utexas.edu/hr/edp.

Professors share five pieces of wisdom, advice and knowledge they've acquired in their time at UT.

Professors share five pieces of wisdom, advice and knowledge they've acquired in their time at UT.

With eight facilities featuring ample opportunities for health and wellness, RecSports offers all the benefits of a full-service gym, right here on campus — a place where Longhorns can take a break from work to exercise, play, relax and pursue a healthy lifestyle.

Having survived its first summer, the UT Concho Community Garden is growing strong as it enters the late fall, despite months of drought and extreme heat. Bursting with life, the various plots, both community-operated and individually owned, are covered by ripening vegetables and sweet-smelling herbs.

Laminated pictures of a packed Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium lay strewn across a desk covered with plastic scraps and X-Acto knives. Pictures of UT’s greatest sports moments lay in piles around the room, rolls of colored vinyl breaking up the burnt orange.

Ever thought you were good at reading people? If you just met someone, could you accurately predict how the person thinks and feels? At the University of Texas at Arlington, professor William Ickes has been studying empathic accuracy, or what he calls “everyday mind reading,” since the 1970s.

Professors share five pieces of wisdom, advice and knowledge they've acquired in their time at UT.

For most, October is the time to indulge in ghosts, ghouls and all things Halloween. For associate professor Joshua Gunn, that time is ever-present.

Classics professor L. Michael White received the $10,000 grand prize at the University Co-op’s Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards on Oct. 19. His book, “Scripting Jesus: The Gospels in Rewrite,” details how the world’s earliest stories were written and rewritten over time. Instead of biographies, White identifies the gospels as dramatic presentations for an audience.

Professors share five pieces of wisdom, advice and knowledge they've acquired in their time at UT.

Professors share five pieces of wisdom, advice and knowledge they've acquired in their time at UT.

Colleges and universities are cutting budgets by the tens and hundreds of millions of dollars. But what exactly are they cutting — fat or lean?

There are two new contributions to the debate, which is more like a shouting match on many campuses. The two key questions: Are the masses of administrators and executives who sprouted across higher education in flush times taking their fair share of the pain during the current crisis? And will the crisis really force higher education to be more efficient?

A roundup of studies and research happening on the Forty Acres

Every year for more than a decade, the University Co-op has planned and funded the George H. Mitchell Student Awards for Academic Excellence, this year awarding nine finalists with prize money.