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Crenshaw and Kite at the Stark Center

On December 10th, the Stark Center hosted a party for approximately 125 fans of Austin golf, most of whom were members of the Austin History Center Association and, as such, were also students of the history of this part of Central Texas. The party featured an open bar, a catered buffet, and an informal, extended interview with Tom Kite and Ben Crenshaw, two of golf’s most successful touring professionals [...]

December 20, 2013March 23, 2020

Clarence Bass at the Stark Center – Conference on Exercise Science and his New Book Take Charge.

Join us to celebrate the new book Take Charge: Fitness at the Edge of Science and the lifelong achievements of the author and bodybuilder Clarence Bass at a symposium on the role of science in exercise prescription.  Three panels led by world-renowned experts will discuss the implications of recent research on physical training.  The symposium...

September 5, 2013October 4, 2022

Longhorn Network Series Game Changers Features Jan and Terry Todd

UT’s exclusive channel, the Longhorn Network, featured the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports co-directors Dr. Jan and Dr. Terry Todd in its series Game Changers on August 18th. In this documentary, the Todds look back on their careers as world-class weightlifters, discuss physical culture, and introduce viewers to the Stark Center....

September 2, 2013June 9, 2020

Texas Exes Publication Alcade Features Stark Center’s “Longhorn Legacy: 100 Years of Football Programs” On-Line Exhibit

Alcade, the official publication of UT alumni organization Texas Exes, featured a project by Dr. Jan Todd, co-director of the H.J. Lutcher Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports. In collaboration with the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History and UT Athletics, Dr. Todd has cataloged over 100 football programs going back to UT’s first...

September 1, 2013May 8, 2024

Joe Weider

Early this morning Jan and I received a call from the family of Joe Weider that he had just died of natural causes in a local hospital near his home. To say that Joe was a giant in the world of physical culture would be an understatement, and a case could be made that his...

March 23, 2013January 31, 2020