The Brown Symposium at Southwestern University
The Brown Symposium is presented by Southwestern University on an
annual basis. Open to the public without charge, the
symposium is funded through an endowment established by , of Houston, Texas, for professorships at the University.
The symposia are designed to enhance the effectiveness of the work for
which the endowed professorships were established. Each symposium
presents topics in one of the broad areas of study represented by the
"Healing: The Art And Science Of Medicine" was developed by , Professor of Biology and holder of the Lillian Nelson Pratt Chair.
Lecture events are held in the Alma Thomas Theater, located in the Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center.