The Free Minds Project, a program that offers a free college-level humanities class to low-income adults who have faced barriers to higher education, is accepting applications until July 5 for its 2010-11 class. Free Minds is a community engagement incubator project sponsored by the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas… » Continue Reading
Adults break through financial and social barriers to pursue intellectual life in Humanities Institute program
When she lost her job in a company downsizing, Marissa Flores Machado had no idea what was next. She didn't expect to find herself spending two evenings a week seated around a table discussing Socrates, Shakespeare and Frederick Douglass.