Event: The Department of Philosophy at The University of Texas at Austin will host the symposium "Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged: Celebrating the Best Within Us." When: 4-6:30 p.m., March 4. Where: Avaya Auditorium (ACE 2.302). A campus map is available online. Background: Presenters will offer perspectives on the Russian-born philosopher's magnum opus, "Atlas Shrugged," both… » Continue Reading
BB&T Corporation, one of the nation's largest banks, has awarded $2 million to the Department of Philosophy at The University of Texas at Austin to establish the BB&T Chair for the Study of Objectivism.
On the 50th anniversary of the publication of 'Atlas Shrugged,' the Anthem Foundation for Objectivist Scholarship renewed a $300,000 fellowship for research on Ayn Rand's philosophy of objectivism in the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin.