When was the University of Texas established?

Answer In 1839, the Texas legislature ordered a university site be established for the education of literature and arts and sciences. Financial and political issues and disagreement over the site location... Read More »

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When was the University of Texas in the NCAA basketball championships?

As of 2010, the University of Texas men's basketball team has been in the NCAA Tournament 28 times, including a streak of consecutive appearances dating back to 1999. They made the Final Four in 19... Read More »

What was Black History Month originally called, who established it&when was it established?

In February 1926, the historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson established a week of celebration of African American life and history called Negro History Week. By 1975, the name had changed to Black Histor... Read More »

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What does A&M stand for in Texas A&M University?

The term "A&M" stands for "agricultural and mechanical". Texas A&M University was originally called the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas. Once it became a university, the name was chang... Read More »