University of Texas at Austin

During the 1800s, segregation was even visible in the medical arena.

King Davis, professor and director of the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis at the University of Texas at Austin, is studying the medical records  from the Central Lunatic Asylum for the Colored Insane.

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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.

It was given three out of four stars for its sustainable design, construction and maintenance of built landscapes, said project Director Danielle Pieranunzi.

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In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Earle McBride of the University of Texas at Austin explains the discovery of microscopic artifacts on one of history’s most famous beaches.

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.

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In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Bayani Cardenas of the University of Texas at Austin reveals what’s going on beneath the surface of a hot spring.

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.