Topic: Heman Marion Sweatt

University of Texas at Austin Alumni, Community Leaders Honored with Heman Sweatt Legacy Awards

May 2, 2011

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights at The University of Texas at Austin, 21 individuals, four couples and three groups will receive a Heman Marion Sweatt Legacy Award at A Special Evening of Honors to be held at 7 p.m. on May 6 at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center on campus.

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Heman Sweatt Symposium Founders Discuss Evolution of Campus Tradition

Feb. 21, 2011

Event: The monthly speaker series of the 25th annual Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights at The University of Texas at Austin presents two former university administrators, Drs.

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Heman Sweatt's relatives honor his legacy

Feb. 17, 2011
Heman Sweatt's relatives honor his legacy

Members of Heman Marion Sweatt's family share memories of the civil rights figure who was the first African American to integrate the School of Law.

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Gary Lavergne: Staff member by day, author by night

Oct. 15, 2010
Gary Lavergne: Staff member by day, author by night

Gary Lavergne, director of admissions research in the Office of Admissions, is an acclaimed author of four books, including his most recent "Before Brown: Heman Marion Sweatt, Thurgood Marshall and The Long Road to Justice."

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Following historic enrollment, African American architect John Saunders Chase lays foundation of firsts

Feb. 4, 2008

In a sea of white faces, John Saunders Chase waited patiently amid the stares and glares of the swarm of humanity surrounding him. Cameras flashed as reporters hurled questions at him and jotted down his responses.

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