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Free Minds Jumpstarts a College Education for Low-Income Adults: Application Deadline is July 5

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

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.