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Adm. McRaven Urges Graduates to Find Courage to Change the World

$(function(){$("#flickr_gallery_72157645015476941").galleryView({panel_width: 500, panel_height:333, enable_overlays: true, panel_scale: 'fit'});$(document).bind("keydown", function(e){if((e.keyCode || e.which) == 37){$(".gv_navPrev").click();}else if ((e.keyCode || e.which) == 39){$(".gv_navNext").click();}else if ((e.keyCode || e.which) == 73){$(".gv_showOverlay").click();}else if ((e.keyCode || e.which) == 80){if($(".gv_navPlay").is(":visible")){$(".gv_navPlay").click();}else{$(".gv_navPause").click();}}});}); keyboard shortcuts The following are the remarks by Naval Adm. William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, at the University-wide Commencement at The University…   » Continue Reading

MEDIA ADVISORY: Summit on Data Visualization to Offer Insights on Big Data in Education

The first-ever invitational Summit on Educational Data Visualization is bringing together national education scholars, business leaders and technology experts for a discussion on the essential role big data plays in solving some of education’s biggest challenges.

“World War I Film Series” Highlights Films Made During and About First World War

“World War I Film Series” Highlights Films Made During and About First World War

EVENT: The Harry Ransom Center, Paramount Theatre and Austin Film Society present the “World War I Film Series” throughout the summer. WHEN: Various dates in May, June and July WHERE: Harry Ransom Center, 21st and Guadalupe streets; The Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave.; Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Road. BACKGROUND: Join the Ransom…   » Continue Reading

Ransom Center Symposium to Explore American Cultural Life During Civil War

Ransom Center Symposium to Explore American Cultural Life During Civil War

The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, announces the 11th Flair Symposium, “Cultural Life During Wartime, 1861–1865” to take place Sept. 18–20.

Clements Center to Welcome U.S. Senator Marco Rubio

The William P. Clements, Jr. Center for History, Strategy & Statecraft at The University of Texas at Austin is proud to present an address by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida.

MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Center for Identity to Host Third Annual ID360: The Global Forum on Identity

AUSTIN, Texas — Data storage, mobile threats, security breaches and growing concerns among consumers are the focus of the third annual ID360: The Global Forum on Identity.

MEDIA ADVISORY: University Will Recognize Outstanding Migrant Students on César Chávez’s Birthday

What: The University of Texas at Austin will recognize high school migrant students from across the state, including scholarship recipients and two exemplary students of the year, on March 31 during the 27th annual Migrant Student Recognition Ceremony. The date coincides with the anniversary of César Chávez’s birth. Who: Approximately 100 students will be honored…   » Continue Reading

Explore UT Welcomes Children of All Ages to Six Realms of Discovery at UT Austin on March 1

Explore UT Welcomes Children of All Ages to Six Realms of Discovery at UT Austin on March 1

The University of Texas at Austin’s Explore UT is expected to draw more than 50,000 visitors of all ages from throughout the state March 1 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., when nearly 400 free activities in six realms of discovery will be featured on the university’s main campus.

Austin MLK Jr. Day Celebration Will Begin on UT Austin Campus

The 21st annual community march celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. will begin with a rally at the MLK Jr. Statue on the East Mall at The University of Texas at Austin at 9 a.m. on Jan. 20. The theme for this year is “Dream Even Further.”

Students Assist Immigrants, Low-Income Property Owners in the Valley During Winter Break

University of Texas School of Law students, faculty members and alumni will spend part of their winter break in the Rio Grande Valley volunteering on projects that will assist low-income property owners, immigration detainees and undocumented high school students among other populations in need of free legal services.