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Preparation for World’s Largest Telescope to be Streamed Online

Event:  The detonation of a mountain peak at The Carnegie Institution's Las Campanas Observatory in Chile to begin site preparation for the construction of the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) will be live-streamed to the general public.  Video coverage is provided courtesy of the U.S. Embassy in Chile. When:  Friday, March 23, 11 a.m. CDT. Any change…   » Continue Reading

Experts Available to Discuss Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami

University experts are available to talk on today's earthquake in Japan, the tsunami affecting the Pacific region, and safety issues related to construction and nuclear engineering in Japan.

Benson Latin American Collection Opens Horman Papers to Research

The Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection of the University of Texas Libraries has opened the Joyce Horman and Edmund Horman Papers to researchers.

Rapoport Center Hosts Film Screening and Panel Discussions to Commemorate the 35th Anniversary of the Chilean Coup

The Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice and the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at The University of Texas at Austin will present two events on Sept. 11 and 12 to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Chilean coup d'etat and to honor the donation of Joyce Horman's archives to the Benson Collection.

Presidents of Texas’ Two Flagship Universities Powers and Murano, Philanthropist Mitchell Encourage Texans to Support Telescope Project

The presidents of Texas' two flagship universities, William Powers Jr. of The University of Texas at Austin and Elsa A. Murano of Texas A&M University, joined philanthropist George P. Mitchell in Houston Friday to generate state-wide support for the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT), a project that will take Texas to the forefront of astronomy.

What Does the Left do Right? Chilean President Explores Democracy in Latin America

Event: Ricardo Lagos, former president of Chile, will deliver the keynote address for "The Performance of Leftist Governments in Latin America: What Does the Left Do Right?" conference March 6-7 at The University of Texas at Austin.