Walk by a magazine rack and take a look at the headlines. Chances are, you’ll find Austin gracing a “fastest growing” list. The traffic, the tech industry, the live music scene – everything is expanding in Austin. Unfortunately, so is economic equality. The widening economic gap is especially apparent in… read more
Mother-daughter academic success program shows young Latinas they can—and will—get into college and follow their passions.
Alternative Breaks student make positive impact on disadvantaged communities and learn more about their strengths and passions in the process.
Thursday, April 28 8, 2016 • 6:30 p.m. Main Building, Room MAI 212 110 Inner Campus Dr. • Austin, Texas 78712 Please join us in celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Heman Sweatt Symposium by engaging in an important dialogue around race, policy, and access. The evening will include a… read more
Grab Your Crown & Come on Down: Julie Murphy on Dumplin’ Tuesday, May 3, 12:00-1:30pm Glickman Conference Center, CLA 1.302E RSVP HERE Join us for a fireside chat with Julie Murphy, the #1 New York Times bestselling young adult author of Dumplin’ and Side Effects May Vary. We’ll talk body diversity and issues of representation in YA literature. A… read more
A big thank you goes out to the White Rose Society for bestowing our campus community with beautiful flowers on April 6. This annual event brings awareness to genocide worldwide and honors victims of the Holocaust. More than 350 student volunteers donated their time to prepare the flowers and distribute… read more
A College of Education research study is seeking undergraduate students who identify as Latina and are from small towns or rural communities. This study builds on work that looks at rural students more generally, and will focus on the unique experiences of Latina students who have moved away from their… read more
Excelencia in Education, in collaboration with the University of Texas at Austin, is offering a webinar on Latino Males in Higher Education: Action for Progress, on April 20, 2016, from 2-3 p.m. Central time. The webinar will explore the disparity between Latino and Latina students. While college enrollment among Latino… read more
The DDCE joins in on the city-wide effort to address Austin’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative, highlighting accomplishments that were made within the past year at the annual SXSWedu community dialogue.