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Experience Life in Texas’ Highest Community at McDonald Observatory

March 24, 2022 | By Joe Nick Patoski

The astronomical research station in the Davis Mountains welcomes visitors for star parties and a sky-high lodge

Historian H.W. Brands Unravels Key Moments in American History

November 24, 2021 | By Matt Joyce

Ideas for new books bubble to the surface when historian H.W. Brands talks about his work.

Shakespeare at Winedale Celebrates its 50th Anniversary Via YouTube

August 15, 2020 | By Robyn Ross

The June morning is still cool when members of the 2019 Shakespeare at Winedale summer class tackle the execution scene in Richard II.

Diana Kennedy Donates Rare Mexican Cookbook Collection to The University of Texas at San Antonio

May 31, 2019 | By Kimya Kavehkar

Diana Kennedy, widely considered to be the foremost authority on Mexican cooking, drove the 892 miles from her home in Michoacán, Mexico, to San Antonio in February (as chronicled by The New York Times) to drop off her collection of 19th-century Mexican cookbooks.

To Hook ’Em, or To Gig ’Em? A Son Schools His Father on a College Tour

April 25, 2019 | By Jason Stanford

Light Fantastic

November 18, 2014 | By Helen Anders

Gentle, peach-toned light beams from a thin slice of roof hovering over the grass-covered pavilion on the campus of Houston’s Rice University.

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