Organist Begins Fulbright Scholar Work


Austin College organist Lisa Thomas has begun her work as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Alberta, where she serves as The Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Arts and Humanities. Through Fulbright Canada, she will research, collect, and catalogue ancient musical elements of the North American indigenous people. She reports she is settling in… [Read More]

Students Receive ICUT Scholarships


Two Austin College students were awarded 2016-2017 scholarships from the ICUT Foundation and its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) earlier this fall. Senior Alexis Pratt of Dallas, Texas, received the PACCAR Scholarship. The daughter of Tony and Tiffney Pratt, Alexis is completing a major in East Asian languages and cultures and a… [Read More]

Student Organization Marks World AIDS Day


Austin College’s student organization ACCares will host its annual World AIDS Day service Thursday, December 1, at 7 p.m. in the small chapel of Wynne Chapel, beyond the main auditorium. Members of the public are invited to attend. A collection will be taken to support the Simbaradenga Newstart Children’s AIDS Orphanage in Zimbabwe, Africa, which… [Read More]

College Holds Women’s Health and Cancer Forum


Featured speaker addresses cancer progression and stem cells Austin College welcomes Dr. Sendurai Mani, associate professor in the department of Translational Molecular Pathology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, to present “The Role of EMT (epithelial-mesenchymal transition) and Stem Cells in Cancer Progression” at the Austin College Women’s Health and Cancer Forum… [Read More]

Metamorphoses Opens at Austin College


Students present ancient mythic themes in a contemporary setting The Austin College Theatre Department will present Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman November 16-18 at 7:30 p.m. in Beardsley Arena Theatre of Ida Green Communication Center on campus. Tickets are $8 per person or free with a valid Austin College ID. The production includes adult themes. Based… [Read More]