Today, the White House announced that President Barack Obama will deliver the keynote address at a Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library on The University of Texas at Austin campus Thursday, April 10, 2014. First Lady Michelle Obama will attend the summit with the president.
The LBJ Presidential Library, located on The University of Texas at Austin campus, will host a Civil Rights Summit on April 8-10 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. President Lyndon Baines Johnson drove passage of the legislation and signed it into law.
The dedication of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum Plaza and the Lady Bird Johnson Center at The University of Texas at Austin will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 13, celebrating the final stages of completion for several elements of a $34.25 million project funded by the federal government and the university.
A dinner honoring The University of Texas at Austin's head football coach, Mack Brown, for his dedication to leadership on and off the field will be held Friday, May 16, at 7 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel.
EVENT: The Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin will announce the acquisition of the Jack Brooks Congressional Collection. WHEN: 11 a.m., March 24. WHERE: Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. Parking information for the LBJ Library and Museum can be found online. BACKGROUND: Dr. Don Carleton, executive director of the… » Continue Reading
David Mamet, author of more than 50 plays and 25 screenplays that have earned him a Pulitzer Prize, Oscar nominations and a Tony Award, will visit The University of Texas at Austin campus the first week of February to speak and meet with students in the James A. Michener Center for Writers and the departments… » Continue Reading
EVENT: Playwright, writer and film director David Mamet, whose papers are at the Ransom Center, discusses his career and work with Austin Chronicle Arts Editor Robert Faires as pasrt of the 2008 Harry Middleton Lecture Series.