Gardner Marston’s $6.6 Million Gift to Support History Graduate Students at The University of Texas at Austin
A $6.6 million gift from the estate of Gardner Marston will boost graduate student recruitment and support in the Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin.
International History Scholar Gets First Mack Brown Chair and LBJ School and History Joint Appointment
Jeremi Suri, an acclaimed scholar of international history, has been named the first holder of the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law and has received a joint appointment at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the Department of… » Continue Reading
Houston businessman and philanthropist Stuart W. Stedman has pledged $1 million to The University of Texas at Austin to provide scholarships to students in the Plan II Honors program and promote excellence in the Department of History.
Historians at The University of Texas at Austin have introduced a first-of-its-kind Web site to help the public learn more about Texas, American and world history.
H.W. Brands, professor of history at The University of Texas at Austin, was among the 93rd annual Pulitzer Prize finalists. He was nominated in the category of biography or autobiography for his book "Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt." This is the second time Brands has been… » Continue Reading