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Alumni Gala and Arlington mixer
Inspiration comes in many forms and from the unlikeliest of places. For art Associate Professor Andrew Ortiz, the inspiration for his recent Semana de Cultura exhibit, Blackbird Speaking, sprang from a “conversation” with a murder of crows perched on telephone wires. “They complained loudly at me, so I, being strongly influenced by magical realism and the belief that they were speaking to me, answered back,” […]
Instead of heading to the beach or ski slopes during spring break 2010, more than 40 UT Arlington ROTC cadets marched 126 miles from campus to Killeen’s Fort Hood. Their journey commemorated the 50-year anniversary of a similar trek by cadets from Arlington State College (now UT Arlington). Experience the march through the lens of photographer Robert Crosby.
Texans know a thing or two about reinvention. And, it turns out, so does their state. The area now known as Texas experienced numerous permutations over the centuries before taking today’s familiar shape. The UT Arlington Library’s Special Collections traces that evolution through maps that show the state’s many shapes, names, and geographic oddities in the years before and after its settling.