Austin American-Statesman: University of Texas reports record-high COVID-19 case count amid omicron surge

Austin American-Statesman: University of Texas reports record-high COVID-19 case count amid omicron surge. “The University of Texas reported a record high number of COVID-19 cases among students, staff and faculty on Monday. UT reported 108 positive COVID-19 student cases and 25 faculty and staff cases on Monday, according to the university’s COVID-19 dashboard. All tests were administered on Monday.”

Texas Digital Archives Adds William Deming Hornaday Photograph Collection

New on the Texas Digital Archives: An Inventory of the William Deming Hornaday Photograph Collection at the Texas State Archives. “This collection consists of photographs, photographic postcards, photoengravings and negatives amassed by William Deming Hornaday (1868-1942) to accompany the various articles written in his capacity as a journalist and Director of Publicity for the University of Texas. The images were created by a variety of photographers, the names of whom are mostly unknown. Dates covered are about 1890-about 1940, undated. The photographs depict notable people, places, and events across Texas. The collection also portrays a variety of locations outside the contiguous United States, most notably Mexico, Australia, China, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Fiji, and Hawaii.”