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27th Heman Sweatt Symposium to Focus on Future of Black Life in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin 27th Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights begins April 24 with the theme "Future of Black Life in Austin" and will include a film screening, a talkback and a panel discussion. The symposium culminates with the “Evening of Honors” presentation of the Heman Sweatt Legacy Award to…   » Continue Reading

Begala to Speak at Event Marking Friar Society’s 100th Anniversary

CNN correspondent Paul Begala will speak on "The Role of the Media in American Politics" at 4 p.m. on April 15 at The University of Texas at Austin during the celebration of  the 100th anniversary of the Friar Society, the oldest honor society at the university.  The lecture is free and open to the university…   » Continue Reading