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  • October 13, 2008

    St. Edward's University will celebrate Mexico's Independence Day during its annual Diez y Seis de Septiembre festivities. For the eighth consecutive year, the St. Edward's Ballet Folklorico will bring the sights and sounds of Mexico to the hilltop. Mariachi Relampago will also perform traditional...

  • October 4, 2008

    Jeannette Walls, author of The Glass Castle, will discuss the issue of poverty at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 7 in the Recreation and Convocation Center at St. Edward’s University. The Glass Castle is an in-depth look at Walls’ life growing up in extreme poverty and describes the...

  • September 30, 2008

    The center's UPDATE series will present experts on such topics as America and the World — Political Challenges on Oct. 19, American and the World — Economic Challenges on Oct. 20 and The U.S. and Cuba on Nov. 6. All events are free and open to the public. UPDATE: America and the World — Political...

  • September 28, 2008

    Rev. Kennedy, SJ. is a Jesuit priest, professor, psychotherapist and Zen roshi in the White Plum lineage. He was previously the chairperson of the theology department of Saint Peter’s College in Jersey City, N.J. Currently, he teaches theology and serves as representative at the United...

  • September 25, 2008

    WHAT: Jeanette Walls, author of The Glass Castle WHEN: Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. WHERE: Recreation and Convocation Center, St. Edward's University, 3001 S. Congress Ave. COST: Free. University ID or ticket required for entrance to lecture. TICKETS: Available at BookPeople at 603 N. Lamar Blvd. and Ruta...

  • September 25, 2008

    St. Edward's is the proud winner of the Innovation Award: Architect of Ideas, presented by the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce. Twenty-four Austin-area businesses were recognized for outstanding business accomplishments during the Eighth Annual Greater Austin Business Awards held Aug. 27 at the...

  • September 15, 2008

    Welcome to St. Edward’s University. Get ready for life on the hilltop. Be sure to join us as we continue to kick off the fall semester with Hilltopper Welcome Days. Packed full of fun activities for traditional undergraduate students — such as Hillfest, Student Involvement Fair and a...

  • September 14, 2008

    A Los Angeles native, Long has lived and worked throughout the U.S. and in Japan. Before his appointment at St. Edward's, Long taught at Winthrop University in South Carolina and Portland State University in Oregon, and was a guest artist at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia. Long...

  • August 27, 2008

    St. Edward's University welcomes 742 incoming freshmen to campus on Friday, Aug. 22, as they move into the university’s residence halls. Students will be moving in from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If students need help with their belongings, they don’t have to look very far. Student athletes will...

  • August 26, 2008

    WHAT: Cloud 9 By Caryl Churchill Directed by David M. Long Featuring guest artists Babs George ant Matt Radfords WHEN: Sept. 25–Oct. 5 Thursday–Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 2 p.m. WHERE: Mary Moody Northen Theatre St. Edward's University 3001 S. Congress Avenue TICKETS: $15 advance ($12...