Global politics, US civil liberties, and the popularity of wristwatches and trench coats all have their roots in a transformative but often forgotten moment in history: World War I. As the centennial of America’s entry into the First World War approaches in April, Vejas Liulevicius and Ernie Freeberg, two experts from UT’s Department of History,
Travel back in time to the 18th century and visit with Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy as UT celebrates AustenFest April 5–7.
UT’s College of Architecture and Design will host Pritzker Prize-winner Kazuyo Sejima, co-founder of the award-winning international architecture firm SANAA, at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 8.
The Office of First-Year Studies needs additional faculty, staff, and graduate students to serve as discussion leaders for Life of the Mind sessions during Welcome Week.
Joel Achenbach, acclaimed science writer for the Washington Post, will present “Navigating the Era of Fake News, Pseudoscience, and Bunk” as the 25th annual Alfred and Julia Hill Lecture at 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 4.
UT Recycling’s Sustainability Art Show will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, March 31, at the UT Recycling Warehouse, 2121 Stephenson Drive, Dock 24. Artists will display works ranging from dance to sculpture that pertain to the show’s themes of sustainability and recycling.
NBC’s Today show and weatherman Al Roker will be here at 5:30 a.m. tomorrow as we attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the world’s largest human letter—an enormous Power T.