Archive for: race

 

UT Scholar Tells Forgotten Story of African-American Psychiatric Patients

Mental illness has a dark history in the United States—one too often clouded by stigma and ignorance. Now a UT researcher is uncovering the records of tens of...

 
 

Arguing Race in Admissions (Again): Coverage of the Fisher Appeal Hearing

As Abigail Fisher’s lawsuit against The University of Texas nears its sixth year, the nation is still deeply divided on the use of race in admissions. Here’s...

 
 

Fisher v. Texas: A Legal Expert Explains

In yesterday’s long-awaited Fisher v. The University of Texas ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court neither banned nor affirmed the use of race in university admissions....

 
 

Larry Macon Just Won’t Stop Running

Need some inspiration to keep that New Year’s resolution to exercise? Look no further than marathon maniac Larry Macon. Macon, JD ’70, broke the Guinness...

 
 

Guest Column: Race Has No Place In College Admissions

This column first appeared in the Texas Tribune. The issue presented by Fisher v. University of Texas is whether a state university should give preference to some...

 
 

Second Longhorn Run a Rousing Success

Can’t see the slideshow? Click here. With a boom from Smokey the Cannon and the brassy tones of “Texas Fight” from the Longhorn Band, about 1,700...

 
 

UT Celebrates Jackie Robinson’s Legacy

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 wasn’t the first great stride for equality in America. In 1947, despite unanimous votes from fifteen Major League Baseball team owners...

 
 

Lost Boys: UT Panel Explores Crisis of Race & Gender [Watch]

Nearly half of young men of color age 15 to 24 who graduate from high school are unemployed, incarcerated, or dead. That sobering statistic (from a 2010 College...

 
 
UT’s Rural Enrollment Up, Hispanic Enrollment Edges Down

UT’s Rural Enrollment Up, Hispanic Enrollment Edges Down

How close is UT to creating a student body that looks like the rest of Texas? A new Office of Admissions report on enrollment diversity shows that progress is happening,...

 
 

Students Explore History of Campus Activism

In a 1971 Cactus yearbook photo spread titled “A Diverse Campus Society,” students are pictured studying on the lawn and walking to class. Some have...

 
 
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