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From the Rwandan genocide to the Guatemalan police, UT’s libraries are digitally securing fragile records for research, advocacy around the world

From the Rwandan genocide to the Guatemalan police, UT’s libraries are digitally securing fragile records for research, advocacy around the world

VIDEO Shortly before Vice Provost Fred Heath made his first trip to Rwanda’s Kigali Genocide Memorial in 2008 to support a fledgling program at the University of Texas Libraries, a guard at the monument to the 1994 genocide was killed in a grenade attack on the facility. The memorial is a symbol for those whose…   » Continue Reading

Researchers explore the role of religion in mobilizing African American and Latino voters

Researchers explore the role of religion in mobilizing African American and Latino voters

The Sunday morning worship at Red Memorial* progresses like many services in African-American churches. Parishioners sing classic hymns, clapping and swaying along to the music. The pastor, the Rev. Red, greets the congregation the same way she does each week.