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Powers Honors Five UT Alumni, Academics with Presidential Citations

University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will recognize five leaders from business, academia, law, public service and philanthropy with Presidential Citations this week.

New Department to Focus on African and African Diaspora Studies

The University of Texas at Austin has created a new academic department devoted to studying the experiences of African Americans, indigenous Africans and people of African descent around the world and an affiliated institute that will focus on urban policy.

Center at The University of Texas at Austin Named in Honor of Dr. John L. Warfield

The Center for African and African American Studies at The University of Texas at Austin has been given a new name—the Dr. John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies—honoring the late professor's legacy as an advocate for ethnic diversity and service as founder and long-time director of the center.