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Holocaust survivor Rose Williams visits UTSA

Rose Williams speaks to students about her experiences in concentration camps. Briyah Phillips/The Paisano

Briyah Phillips

October 19, 2017

On August 6, 1942, Rose Williams was taken to a concentration camp. On October 12, 2017, she sat in a lecture hall full of UTSA students and retold her story. The Holocaust, which took place during World War II, was the systematic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of six million Jews and millions...

Students Honor Victims of Genocide in a Weeklong Series of Events and Project Rehumanize

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A woman who endured more pain than most have in a lifetime came to UTSA to share her story on Monday, Nov. 9. That woman, Holocaust survivor Rose Williams, spoke to students as part of Project Rehumanize, a project put on by students from the Honors Seminar: Holocaust and Genocide. The profes...