The fifth class of the Humanities Institute's Free Minds Project, the only program in the state that helps adults living on low-to-moderate incomes jumpstart their college education by offering college-level coursework in the humanities at no cost, will graduate this May.
Government professors Thomas and Lorraine Pangle have been named co-directors of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Study of Core Texts and Ideas, College of Liberal Arts Dean Randy L. Diehl announced this week. The husband and wife team took over as interim leaders of the college’s Western Civilization program last December. With strong support from the program’s steering committee, they spent most of this year developing the Jefferson Center, which grew out of the Western Civilization program.
The Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin, is now receiving applications for its 2010-2011 Research Fellowships in the Humanities.