Huston–Tillotson University and Southwestern University present a virtual screening of "COOKED" followed by a Q&A discussion In COOKED: Survival By Zip Code, Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Judith Helfand uses her signature serious-yet-quirky connect-the-dots style to take audiences from the deadly 1995 Chicago heat wave -- in which 739...

The LBJ School, the Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD), the LBJ Foundation, BookPeople and Huston-Tillotson University present a special program to honor the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Peniel Joseph, LBJ School professor and CSRD director, will...

Even the most complex statistical models require all sorts of assumptions (especially in the social sciences), that make room for biases to hide and propagate. These three organizations, local nonprofits Measure and Capacity Catalyst, and Austin's HBCU Huston-Tillotson University, have partnered to ensure data and...

Downs-Jones Library at Huston-Tillotson University wants to invite you to celebrate Juneteenth 2020! The Downs-Jones Library & Archives present, "Juneteenth 2020: Growing Your Roots During a Global Pandemic Using Genealogy as a Progressive Tool". Danielle’ McGhee, M.L.S. , Director of the Downs-Jones Library and Library Archivist at...

About the authorAmanda Masino, an associate professor of biology at Huston-Tillotson University, brings us this little good news update on a collaboration between local colleges to provide PPE to frontline workers. Action BoxIf you or your business/ organization have any PPE, you can drop off...

Students who wish to participate in the program are strongly encouraged to join from a computer, tablet or smartphone and enable video, as this is intended to replace an in-person event. Go to: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/344195853  You can also dial in using your phone: +1 (571) 317-3112    Access Code:...

Hosted by Huston-Tillotson University and The Land Institute - The Land Institute will hold a free workshop Nov. 1-3 in Austin, including a program open to the public on Friday night, Saturday sessions for participants, and a Sunday morning time for reflection and planning. Registration is...

Hosted by Huston-Tillotson University and The Land Institute - Agroecologist Alex Racelis will speak on “Boundary Spanning and Building Pathways to Equitable Food Systems.” Racelis is a professor of agroecology and resilient food systems in the School of Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences at the University...

Hosted by Huston-Tillotson University - The modern environmental justice movement is rooted in the galvanizing recognition that our fates are linked to the places we live and work…and that often for people of color, those places are ignored, under-resourced, and overly burdened with polluted air, water,...