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Symposium Celebrates Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged”

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 Donates $2 Million for Ayn Rand Research at The University of Texas at Austin

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.

Anthem Foundation Renews Gift for Ayn Rand Research on 50th Anniversary of “Atlas Shrugged”

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.