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Briscoe Center Acquires Willie Nelson Collection

Briscoe Center Acquires Willie Nelson Collection

Material culture archive to be exhibited on campus, adds to center’s music collections AUSTIN, Texas — Internationally famous singer-songwriter Willie Nelson has donated major portions of his collection of correspondence, manuscripts, records and awards to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas at Austin.

Benefit Concert at The University of Texas at Austin Raises $725,000 To Help Victims of Texas Wildfires

Bill Powers, president of The University of Texas at Austin, presented a check for $725,000 to the Austin Community Foundation Thursday, Oct. 20, representing the net proceeds from the Oct. 17 "Fire Relief: The Concert for Central Texas" at the university's Frank Erwin Center.

Three Music Notables to Receive Awards from The University of Texas Project on Conflict Resolution

Clifford Antone, Harold McMillan and Cyril Neville will receive the 2009 Bridging Divides Award from The University of Texas Project on Conflict Resolution (UTPCR) Oct. 15.