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Historic Basketball Rules Come to University of Texas

Event: Media is invited to view James Naismith’s original rules of basketball, which are on loan to The University of Texas at Austin, and discuss them with Longhorns coaches Rick Barnes and Gail Goestenkors and former coach Jody Conradt. When: Friday, Oct. 28, 10–10:45 a.m. Where: The Great Hall, the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and…   » Continue Reading

Arthur Miller Dialogue on “Sports, Media and Race: The Impact on America”

Event: Arthur R. Miller, one of the nation's most distinguished legal scholars and a renowned commentator on the law and society, will moderate a panel discussion on "Sports, Media and Race: The Impact on America." Harry Edwards, author of "The Revolt of the Black Athlete" and architect of the Olympic Project for Human Rights, which…   » Continue Reading

Dedication of LBJ Library and Museum Plaza and Lady Bird Johnson Center Scheduled Friday, Nov. 13

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.

Conference to Focus on Importance of Open and Free Government Information and Internet’s Role

Vivek Kundra, federal chief information officer in the Obama administration, and former U.S. Sen. Bill Bradley are among the speakers who will participate in "Open Government on the Internet: A New Era of Transparency" on May 15 at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum.

LBJ School of Public Affairs Sets Participants, Agenda for LBJ Centennial Symposium; Symposium to Coincide with Dec. 4 Release of Last Segment of Historic LBJ Telephone Conversations

As part of the year-long Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Celebration, the LBJ School of Public Affairs will hold a symposium on "Policy Challenges for the New President and the LBJ Legacy," featuring keynoters Joseph A. Califano Jr., Robert J. Portman and Robert Dallek, on Dec. 4 and 5 at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and…   » Continue Reading

Playwright, Writer and Director David Mamet to Visit Campus to Work with Students

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

National Archives Honors Presidential Timeline, Commends Unique Vision of Creator

The University of Texas at Austin's "Presidential Timeline of the 20th Century" was honored on Nov. 28 with an award from the Archivist of the United States.