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Annual MLK Day March and Rally Will Begin at UT Austin Campus

The 21st annual community march and rally honoring the life of Martin Luther King Jr. will begin at The University of Texas at Austin and proceed to the Huston-Tillotson University campus where events and entertainment will continue until 3 p.m.

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.

UT Austin Named to 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

The University of Texas at Austin has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.

Trail of Lights Dedicates Special Night to UT Austin on Dec. 16

Trail of Lights Dedicates Special Night to UT Austin on Dec. 16

AUSTIN, Texas — For the first time, The University of Texas at Austin presents UT Night at the Trail of Lights, featuring the trail’s iconic globe display revamped in brilliantly glowing burnt orange and showcasing student talent on the evening of Dec.16 at Zilker Park.

UT Austin Honored Again for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

UT Austin Honored Again for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

For the third consecutive year, The University of Texas at Austin has been honored with the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

Vince Young Returns to the Forty Acres to Support Programs for Low-Income, First-Generation Students

Vince Young Returns to the Forty Acres to Support Programs for Low-Income, First-Generation Students

Former Longhorns quarterback Vince Young, who led the team to the 2005 national championship, is returning to The University of Texas at Austin to work for the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE).

UT Austin Offers Experts on Civil Rights for the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library

UT Austin Offers Experts on Civil Rights for the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library

Experts from across multiple disciplines at The University of Texas at Austin are available to speak with the media on topics related to the the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library April 8-10. (The list below is also available as a pdf.) Media seeking information on covering the summit should visit the press…   » Continue Reading

Chicano Literature Professor Rolando Hinojosa-Smith Wins National Book Critics Circle Lifetime Achievement Award

Chicano Literature Professor Rolando Hinojosa-Smith Wins National Book Critics Circle Lifetime Achievement Award

The National Book Critics Circle has honored Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, an author and professor in the departments of English and Spanish and Portuguese at The University of Texas at Austin, with the 2013 Ivan Landrof Lifetime Achievement Award. He will receive the award during a ceremony March 13 in New York City.

Foodways Texas Moves to UT Austin’s American Studies Department

Foodways Texas Moves to UT Austin’s American Studies Department

Foodways Texas, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving, promoting and honoring the Lone Star State’s unique food cultures, has moved to the American Studies Department at The University of Texas at Austin.

Austin MLK Jr. Day Celebration Will Begin on UT Austin Campus

The 21st annual community march celebrating the life of Martin Luther King Jr. will begin with a rally at the MLK Jr. Statue on the East Mall at The University of Texas at Austin at 9 a.m. on Jan. 20. The theme for this year is “Dream Even Further.”