Topic: Equality

Jody Conradt Fund to Support Female College Students

Dec. 2, 2009

The Jody Conradt Endowed Excellence Fund has been established at The University of Texas of Austin to inspire and instruct students on the importance of leadership and equity and to promote faculty research in that area.

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East Austin Activists and Organizations Receive Community Leadership Awards

Dec. 8, 2008

Six inspiring individuals and three organizations dedicated to achieving social justice and equality in Austin have received the Community Leadership Award from The University of Texas at Austin.

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22nd Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium, March 25-28, Examines the Black and Latino Experience in America

March 19, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin's 22nd Annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights, March 25-28, will feature keynote speaker Ron Kirk, J.D., the first African American mayor of Dallas.

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Education Notes: Black History Month Experts

Feb. 11, 2008

February marks the celebration of Black History Month, a remembrance of important people and events in African American history. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin examine African American history and contemporary issues of race and equality from a variety of perspectives.

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King statue inspires university leaders

Jan. 24, 2008
The statue of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was erected in 1999 on the university's East Mall.

Nearly nine years ago a statue of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was erected on the university's East Mall and the feelings the statue creates for many remain strong today, especially as the Jan. 21 holiday nears honoring his life and legacy.

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