January 11 marks the beginning of the 82nd Texas State Legislature. While the state budget and redistricting are set to be the most pressing issues that the legislature will tackle, a myriad of other issues are likely to come before the session. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss policy and political issues from a variety of perspectives.Read more
"Oil in Troubled Waters" Public Forum to Examine the Cause, Consequences and Cost of Spill in the Gulf
The worsening deepwater oil spill off the Gulf of Mexico coast is the topic of a public briefing and discussion by several university experts in petroleum engineering, geology, law, business and environment Tuesday, May 18, sponsored by the Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin.
The 10 a.m. (CDT) program in the auditorium of the West Pickle Research Building near Loop 1 (MoPac) and West Braker Lane in Austin, is free and open to the public. It will address issues about the Deepwater Horizon disaster, including the cause, consequences and cost of the oil spill.Read more