Topic: Austin

Making Meaningful Change Out of the '10-1' System

Nov. 17, 2015
Downtown Austin

A recent report studying public views about the Austin City Council’s move to geographic representation shows that most Austinites are optimistic about a more representative and more inclusive city council. That’s great news, but delivering on that optimism requires collective actions from leaders and residents to seize this moment of opportunity and translate it to a lasting benefit for our city.

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Underbelly of the U.S.’s Most Economically Segregated City

June 30, 2015
Money and House

In order to foster the political will that is necessary to enact changes in policy, Austinites must first learn to acknowledge the suffering they usually do not see in their midst.

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Austin More Connected Than U.S. Average

April 7, 2015
Wired Campus

Although the City of Austin exceeds the national average of residents who use the Internet, not all residents report equal access, according to a report released today by The University of Texas at Austin and the City of Austin.

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Blanton Museum of Art Acquires, Will Build Kelly Design

Feb. 6, 2015

The Blanton Museum of Art announced today that it will acquire and construct Ellsworth Kelly's Austin, a 73-by-60-foot stone building to be sited on the grounds of the Blanton at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Video: You've Never Seen Austin Quite Like This

Oct. 9, 2013
Video: You've Never Seen Austin Quite Like This

Aerospace engineering Ph.D. student Andrew Takano captures Austin, UT in a stunning new light.

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