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School of Law and Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies Present Lectures by Holocaust, Law and History Expert Michael Marrus

The School of Law and the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies at The University of Texas at Austin will co-sponsor two lectures by Michael R. Marrus, an expert in the Holocaust, law and history at the University of Toronto, on April 22 and 23. Both talks are free and open to the public.

Holocaust Survivor, Humanitarian, Presidential Appointee to Speak in Austin

Event: Gerda Weissmann Klein to speak at The University of Texas at Austin When: Thursday, Nov. 5, 7 p.m. Where: Texas Hillel, 2105 San Antonio St. Background: Renowned author and Holocaust survivor Gerda Weissmann Klein is recognized throughout the world for the emotional acceptance speech she delivered in 1996 when the HBO documentary about her…   » Continue Reading

University of Texas at Austin Engineer Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Adam Heller, an acclaimed chemical engineering research professor and professor emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected a fellow into the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (AAAS), along with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nelson Mandela, actor James Earl Jones, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and singer/humanitarian Bono.