Topic: American presidency

American presidents, up close and personal

Feb. 20, 2012
The Presidential Timeline website features galleries of photos, audio clips and videos.

The College of Education's Presidential Timeline puts the digitized assets of presidential libraries in the hands of students and educators across the globe.

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Why timing is everything for a successful president

Oct. 20, 2010
Why timing is everything for a successful president

In this QandA, H.W. Brands, the Dickson Allen Anderson Centennial Professor of History, discusses what President Obama could learn from Franklin Roosevelt's legacy, and why successful presidents must be a half-step - not a full step - ahead of the times.

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President Obama visits campus to discuss higher education

Aug. 11, 2010
President Obama visits campus to discuss higher education

On Aug. 9, President Barack Obama walked into a crowded Gregory Gym showing his "Hook 'em, Horns" hand sign. He discussed higher education and the need to become more globally competitive. View a photo slideshow of the president's speech.

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President Obama: "Put education first"

Aug. 9, 2010
President Barack Obama addresses the audience at the university's Gregory Gym.

Know is on the scene for President Barack Obama's Aug. 9 speech at Gregory Gym on The University of Texas at Austin campus. Check out photos of the presidential address.

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Experts analyze Obama's next two years

Aug. 8, 2010
Experts analyze Obama's next two years

In anticipation of President Barack Obama's visit, we asked experts from around campus what they think will be most important for the president to focus on through the remainder of his term. Read responses from Sean Theriault, associate professor in the Department of Government in the College of Liberal Arts; Sherri Greenberg, lecturer in the LBJ School of Public Affairs; and Alejandra Salinas, junior in the McCombs School of Business and president of the College Democrats of America.

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