The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin will host more than 4,000 girls from across the state for its 14th annual Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, a daylong event of activities meant to spark creativity, inspire future careers and show how engineers can change the world. Girl Day has grown to become the largest of its kind in Texas and the country.
Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives Joe Straus will be interviewed as part of the Texas Politics Project Speaker Series. His interview will address policy issues facing the 84th Texas Legislature including education, transportation and the budget. The discussion will be led by James Henson, director of the Texas Politics Project, and live-streamed at… » Continue Reading
Civil rights activist and former Georgia state Sen. Julian Bond will deliver remarks at the 19th Annual Barbara Jordan Forum at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, highlighting contemporary civil rights issues facing America today. Bond’s life work offers numerous lessons on bringing about and leading social… » Continue Reading
The 21st annual community march and rally honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. will begin at The University of Texas at Austin and proceed to the Huston-Tillotson University campus where events and entertainment will continue until 3 p.m.
The Division of Diversity and Community Engagement and two of its units will host the Black Student-Athlete Conference at The University of Texas at Austin on Jan. 7-9.
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, presents the exhibition “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” to mark the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll’s classic work. The exhibition runs from Feb. 10 through July 6, 2015.
The Harry Ransom Center and the Michener Center for Writers present novelist Ian McEwan to mark the Ransom Center’s acquisition of McEwan’s archive. McEwan’s first American reading from his new novel “The Children Act” will be followed by a reception and book signing.
Remarks by Naval Adm. William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, at the University-wide Commencement at The University of Texas at Austin on May 17.
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.
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