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City of Austin and UT Austin to Host 2015 Texas Relays Reception and News Conference

Reception and news conference for the 88th annual Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays. Sponsors include The University of Texas at Austin’s Division of Diversity and Community Engagement, Texas Men’s and Women’s Athletics, and the City of Austin.

Cockrell School of Engineering Introduces Thousands of Girls to Engineering

Cockrell School of Engineering Introduces Thousands of Girls to Engineering

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.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas Politics Project Series Hosts House Speaker Joe Straus

MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas Politics Project Series Hosts House Speaker Joe Straus

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

MEDIA ADVISORY: Julian Bond to Keynote LBJ School’s Barbara Jordan Forum on Feb. 4

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

Black Student-Athlete Conference to Feature ex-Longhorns Ricky Williams, Roosevelt Leaks

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.

Sesquicentennial Exhibition Brings to Life Lewis Carroll’s Book “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

Sesquicentennial Exhibition Brings to Life Lewis Carroll’s Book “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

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.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Acclaimed Writer Ian McEwan to Read from New Novel “The Children Act”

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.

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

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.

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