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Art Markman

HDO Director’s New Book Explores “Smart Thinking”

Art Markman’s latest book provides strategies for training yourself to solve problems creatively. In an interview with KUT Austin, Markman discusses the difference between “smart thinking” and raw intelligence.
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Pamela Paxton

The Science of Generosity

Professor of sociology Pamela Paxton, the Centennial Commission Professor of the Liberal Arts, has been awarded a $148,000 grant to examine how the social, economic and political structures of nations affect generosity.
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Marc Musick

Study Finds UT Faculty Incredibly Productive

Marc A. Musick, professor of sociology and associate dean for student affairs in the College of Liberal Arts at Austin prepared a report that found UT faculty attract twice as much money in research grants and state funding as they cost taxpayers in salaries. Read more.