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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

Artists engage in a cross-cultural dialogue through dance in Colombia

Artists engage in a cross-cultural dialogue through dance in Colombia

VIDEO and PHOTO SLIDESHOW University of Texas at Austin senior Dance major Elissa Marshall decided to become a dancer around age 9 after seeing a friend perform in “The Nutcracker.” “I started dancing really because I wanted to be on a stage in front of an audience,” said Marshall. “I kept dancing, though, because of…   » Continue Reading