The University of Texas will bring 1989 Nobel Peace Prize winner and exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama to the Austin campus Sept. 20.
The 14th Dalai Lama, Tenzin Gyatso, will speak at the Frank Erwin Center in a lecture sponsored by the university's Texas Union Lectureship. Admission is free with a ticket.
"The Texas Union is pleased to bring His Holiness the Dalai Lama to the university for his first visit to Austin," says Andy Smith, director of the Texas Union. "It will be a unique opportunity for our students and the community to hear a public talk by such a noted and respected international figure."
Tickets will be handed out on a first-come, first-served basis, starting at 7 a.m. Sept. 6. The general public can obtain tickets at the Erwin Center box office, and people affiliated with the university can get tickets at the Texas Union Student Events Center ticket office.For more information, visit (dalailama.union.utexas.edu).