University of Texas at Austin http://wamc.org en Dr. King Davis, University of Texas at Austin - Segregated Psych Centers http://wamc.org/post/dr-king-davis-university-texas-austin-segregated-psych-centers <p>During the 1800s, segregation was even visible in the medical arena.</p><p>King Davis, professor and director of the Institute for Urban Policy Research &amp; Analysis at the University of Texas at Austin, is studying the medical records&nbsp; from the <em>Central Lunatic Asylum for the Colored Insane</em>.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Matthew Pryce 88644 at http://wamc.org Dr. King Davis, University of Texas at Austin - Segregated Psych Centers Long Dock Park In Beacon Wins National Recognition http://wamc.org/post/long-dock-park-beacon-wins-national-recognition <p>BEACON – Scenic Hudson’s Long Dock Park in the City of Beacon is one of eight projects nationwide to achieve certification through the Sustainable Sites Initiative as part of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of the University of Texas at Austin.</p><p>It was given three out of four stars for its sustainable design, construction and maintenance of built landscapes, said project Director Danielle Pieranunzi.</p> Wed, 14 Aug 2013 12:46:14 +0000 Hank Gross 71401 at http://wamc.org Long Dock Park In Beacon Wins National Recognition Dr. Earle McBride, The University of Texas at Austin – D-Day Beach Sand http://wamc.org/post/dr-earle-mcbride-university-texas-austin-d-day-beach-sand <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Earle McBride of the University of Texas at Austin explains the discovery of microscopic artifacts on one of history&rsquo;s most famous beaches.<br /><br />Earle McBride is Professor Emeritus and the J. Nalle Gregory Chair Emeritus in Sedimentary Geology in the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin. His research is focused on the physical and chemical processes that alter sand over time. He holds a Ph.D. in geology from Johns Hopkins University.</p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 44553 at http://wamc.org Dr. Earle McBride, The University of Texas at Austin – D-Day Beach Sand Dr. Bayani Cardenas, The University of Texas at Austin – Hot Springs http://wamc.org/post/dr-bayani-cardenas-university-texas-austin-hot-springs <p>In today&rsquo;s Academic Minute, Dr. Bayani Cardenas of the University of Texas at Austin reveals what&rsquo;s going on beneath the surface of a hot spring.<br /> Tue, 12 Jun 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 40537 at http://wamc.org Dr. Bayani Cardenas, The University of Texas at Austin – Hot Springs Dr. Art Markman, The University of Texas at Austin – Why We Like Round Numbers http://wamc.org/post/dr-art-markman-university-texas-austin-why-we-round-numbers <p>For the 500th Academic Minute, Dr. Art Markman of the University of Texas at Austin explains why we think round numbers such a big deal.<br /> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Bradley Cornelius 39632 at http://wamc.org Dr. Art Markman, The University of Texas at Austin – Why We Like Round Numbers