Topic: Statue

A tale of two Georges

Nov. 10, 2009

Learn the story of the Littlefield Fountain, how competing donors George Washington Littlefield and George Washington Brackenridge formed the campus' appearance and the past and present controversy behind the confederate statues in the South Mall of The University of Texas at Austin.

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Barbara Jordan statue

Aug. 25, 2009

A student-initiated effort results in the installation of a statue of Barbara Jordan, the first female public figure honored on the university's campus in its 126-year history. Barbara Jordan was the first African American representative to be elected to the U.S.

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Barbara Jordan Statue Candlelight Vigil and Unveiling Ceremony

April 23, 2009

Information for the Candlelight Vigil - Thursday, April 23
Five parking spaces for press and broadcast media satellite and ENG trucks will be available on a first-come, first-served basis along Inner Campus Drive beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, directly in front of the Main Building between the Main Mall and the South Mall. The candlelight vigil will take place 8-9 p.m. Thursday. The rain location is Painter Hall 2.48.

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Statue of Barbara Jordan to be Unveiled April 24 on The University of Texas at Austin Campus

March 10, 2009

A statue of civil rights champion Barbara Jordan will be unveiled at The University of Texas at Austin on April 24, from noon-1 p.m.

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Program to Honor Barbara Jordan Announced by University Libraries

Feb. 23, 2009

In honor of the Feb. 21 birthday of former U.S. Rep. Barbara Jordan, the University of Texas Libraries has announced an upcoming program of events to recognize her achievements.

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