On a sunny March afternoon nearly eight years ago, I strolled across The University of Texas at Austin, acquainting myself with campus, from the turtle pond to towering buildings. From one activity to the next, I felt excited to explore the university and its resources in the fun, interactive environment that is Explore UT. I did not expect that years later, I would have the honor to help contribute to this event and welcome future Longhorns. [Read more…] about Coming full circle at Explore UT
A young Shakespeare scholar inspired by the Ransom Center wants to spark others’ sense of wonder.
Celia works in the Description and Access department at the Harry Ransom Center. She has previously contributed to the digitization of the Gabriel García Márquez archive as technician and assistant for a year. [Read more…] about Q&A with Celia Shaheen, undergraduate intern in Description and Access
Nick Purgett is a senior art history major, graduating in May. He is working at the Harry Ransom Center as an intern in Description and Access, printed and published media. In the future, he wants to continue art history at the graduate level and beyond, though he plans on taking a year or two before starting an even larger profusion of school. [Read more…] about Interview with Nick Purgett, intern in the description and access department
Leigh Hilford is a Junior at the University of Texas at Austin. She is double majoring in Plan II and English. She works in the Public Affairs department of the Harry Ransom Center. She plans on writing her Plan II senior thesis on Virginia Woolf’s works Jacob’s Room and To the Lighthouse. [Read more…] about Meet Leigh Hilford, undergraduate intern in public affairs
Cassidy Schulze is a senior in the Liberal Arts Honors program pursuing degrees in History and Humanities. She holds the Internship in the Performing Arts Collection at the Ransom Center for the 2017-2018 academic year and is currently writing her honors thesis “Archiving and Curating the Ephemerality of Theatre.” Cassidy spoke about what she is learning, her favorite projects, and how her internship has impacted her academic life. [Read more…] about An Inside Look into the Internship in the Performing Arts Collection