Seventy-nine teachers from across the state attended this summer's institutes in Fort Worth and Lubbock, which were among our best ever. Humanities Texas partnered with Texas Christian University, Texas Tech University, and the Amon Carter Museum to present "The West and the Shaping of America," two institutes exploring the history and culture of the American West. More »

Lubbock institute participants gather at Lubbock Lake Landmark, an archaeological site with evidence of nearly 12,000 years of human habitation on the Southern High Plains. Photograph by Michael L. Gillette.