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UT Austin Offers Experts on Civil Rights for the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library

UT Austin Offers Experts on Civil Rights for the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library

Experts from across multiple disciplines at The University of Texas at Austin are available to speak with the media on topics related to the the Civil Rights Summit at the LBJ Presidential Library April 8-10. (The list below is also available as a pdf.) Media seeking information on covering the summit should visit the press…   » Continue Reading

UT Austin’s Geosciences, Engineering, Education, Law, Business Schools in Top 15 in New US News Rankings

The University of Texas at Austin’s graduate schools in business, education, engineering, geosciences and law are all ranked among the Top 15 in the nation and the university’s accounting program is No. 1 in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2015 edition of “Best Graduate Schools,” released this morning. In all, approximately 30…   » Continue Reading

Steve Patterson Named Texas Men’s Athletic Director

Steve Patterson Named Texas Men’s Athletic Director

The University of Texas at Austin will hire Steve Patterson as the new men’s athletic director, replacing DeLoss Dodds who is retiring after 32 years.

Law Students to Assist Rio Grande Valley’s Undocumented High School and College Students

University of Texas at Austin law students and faculty members will spend part of their winter break as volunteers in the Rio Grande Valley Jan. 7-10, working on projects including free clinics for undocumented high school and college students who may qualify for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Sen. John Kerry to discuss ‘The Rule of Law in World Affairs’

U.S. Sen. John Kerry will present a talk titled “The Rule of Law in World Affairs.” Kerry will discuss promoting the rule of law in the Middle East at a time of transition, Iran and the utility of multilateral sanctions, and the role of treaties (New START and Law of the Sea) in keeping Americans safe and America secure.

Provost Appoints New Law School Dean

Provost Appoints New Law School Dean

Ward Farnsworth, associate dean for academic affairs at Boston University School of Law, has been named dean of the School of Law at The University of Texas at Austin. Farnsworth’s appointment, effective June 1, fills the position currently held by Interim Dean Stefanie Lindquist. “As a teacher, a scholar and a leader, Ward Farnsworth is…   » Continue Reading

Bernard Rapoport, Champion of Education, Dies at 94

Bernard Rapoport, Champion of Education, Dies at 94

Bernard Rapoport, a Waco businessman who was active in higher education, politics, human rights and philanthropy, died Thursday, April 5.

Law Students From The University of Texas at Austin Volunteer to Help Underserved Communities

Students and faculty members from The University of Texas at Austin School of Law will fan out across the United States-Mexico border region during the second week in January to volunteer on a range of law-related projects and assist underserved communities.

Digital Window Into Guatemala’s Past to Launch at Conference on the Politics of Memory

The University of Texas at Austin will launch a digital archive that consists of some 12 million pages of records from the Guatemalan Historical National Police Archive (known as Archivo Histórico de la Policía Nacional or AHPN), making online resources publicly accessible to researchers, human rights activists, prosecutors and ordinary citizens.

UT Law Examines Capital Markets, Regulation and the Economy, Nov. 11

Event: The Massey Prize Symposium will bring nationally renowned experts on capital markets, securities markets and economics to the University of Texas School of Law for the Massey Prize Symposium. The event is free and open to the public. Who: Speakers include Diana Henriques, New York Times senior financial writer and author of “The Wizard…   » Continue Reading