Topic: Barbara Conrad

Commencement 2012 in photos

May 31, 2012
Commencement 2012 in photos

About 8,000 students graduated at the 129th spring commencement. View photo highlights from the ceremony with the fireworks as the grand finale.

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Black History Month Story Ideas and Experts at The University of Texas at Austin

Feb. 2, 2011

February marks the celebration of Black History Month, a remembrance of important people and events in African American history.

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The story of a voice

Jan. 31, 2011
The story of a voice

The film "When I Rise" chronicles the life of alumna Barbara Smith Conrad, who overcame racial discrimination to become a world-renowned opera star.

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"When I Rise" theatrical trailer

Jan. 31, 2011

The documentary "When I Rise" chronicles the life of world-renowned opera singer and University of Texas at Austin alumna Barbara Smith Conrad.

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University incident becomes national news

Jan. 31, 2011

In the documentary film "When I Rise," Barbara Smith Conrad speaks candidly about being removed from the lead role in The University of Texas at Austin's 1957 production of the opera "Dido and Aeneas."

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