2016 Allen-Head Lectures


Lectures Explore Religion and Labor, Jesus and Wall Street The Reverend Dr. Joerg Rieger, Wendland-Cook Professor of Constructive Theology at Southern Methodist University, will present Austin College’s 2016 Allen-Head Lectures on February 16. His first lecture, “Religion and Labor: Beyond Charity and Advocacy to Deep Solidarity,” will be presented with Rosemarie Henkel-Rieger at 11 a.m.… [Read More]

Schulze Examines Environmental Progress


Peter Schulze, professor of biology and environmental science and director of the Center of Environmental Studies at Austin College, will present the lecture “What Would Your Granddaughter Do: Obstacles to Environmental Progress” at Austin College Wednesday, February 17, at 4:30 p.m. in Wright Campus Center, Room 231. A 4 p.m. reception will precede the presentation.… [Read More]

Faculty Host Enlightenment Week


Austin College faculty will host “Enlightenment Week” on campus February 9 through 11. A number of lectures and events, free and open to the public, will celebrate the roots of Western civilization in the 18th century—and their contemporary significance. All listed events are free and open to the public. “The Age of Reason—the long 18th… [Read More]

Austin College to Host Annual Law Symposium


Legal Ethics and Texas Legal Practice Austin College’s annual Dr. Kenneth Street Law Symposium is set for Friday, February 19, beginning at 11 a.m. on campus. Theme for the 2016 event is “Legal Ethics and Texas Legal Practice: Persisting Principles, New Realities.” Approval of continuing legal education (CLE) hours is pending. Morning and afternoon panels address… [Read More]

King’s Singers to Perform in Sherman


Community Series and Austin College welcome the King’s Singers to Kidd-Key Auditorium on Monday, February 15, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at communityseries.net or at the door. General Admission is $25. Tickets are $15 for faculty and staff with an Austin College ID. Admission is free for those under 18 and for… [Read More]

Students Named to Fall 2015 Dean’s List


Austin College’s Dean’s List has been announced for Fall Term 2015.The Dean’s List recognizes the top 20 percent of students taking a minimum of three graded, full-credit courses. For Fall Term 2015, the Dean’s List recognizes 254 individuals. “We congratulate the students on the Dean’s List and commend them on this accomplishment, especially given the… [Read More]

Martin Luther King Celebrations Set


The 12th annual Grayson County Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration Breakfast will be held Monday, January 18, at 7:15 a.m. in Mabee Hall of the Robert J. and Mary Wright Campus Center at Austin College. Sherman and Grayson County Rotary clubs, Wilson N. Jones Regional Medical Center, and Austin College sponsor the event. Members… [Read More]

Vargas-O’Bryan Speaks on Himalayan Art


Ivette Vargas-O’Bryan, associate professor of religious studies at Austin College, is a Visiting Scholar for the lecture series Asian Art 101 at the Crow Collection of Asian Art in Dallas. Her lecture on Himalayan Art is on Thursday, January 14, at 6:30 p.m. The event is open to the public at $20 per person, $5 for students (with… [Read More]