Topic: Experts

Faculty Experts Guide for 2015 Texas Legislative Session

Jan. 16, 2015

As lawmakers convene to tackle complex issues for the state, experts at The University of Texas at Austin can provide rich commentary and insight based on years of research and work in the field.

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UT Faculty Experts Offer Insight on Immigration and the Border Crisis

July 25, 2014

Although immigration and border security issues have been heavily debated for years, the debate about U.S. policy and the current border crisis has dominated the media landscape in recent weeks, especially in Texas. Experts from across all disciplines at The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety of topics related to the immigration debate and are available to speak with the media. 

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UT Austin Faculty Experts to Discuss Galveston Bay Oil Spill

March 23, 2014

As crews work to clean up oil from Saturday's fuel leak in Galveston Bay, Texas experts offer insight into ramifications of spills for companies and the general public. Specialists on petroleum production, Texas wildlife, environmental law and policy from The University of Texas at Austin are available to help evaluate the incident and broader energy issues raised by the spill. This list below will likely be expanded. Please check back for the latest contacts. 

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UT Austin Faculty Offer Insight into SXSW Tragedy

March 13, 2014

As Austin, the nation and the international community mourn the tragic automobile accident at SXSW early Thursday morning, several faculty experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to help members of the media better understand issues raised by the incident. This list will likely be expanded. Please check back for the latest contacts. 

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Primary Election 2014 Expert Guide

March 3, 2014

During Tuesday's joint primary elections, voters across the state will cast ballots for the high profile positions of governor, attorney general, railroad commissioner and others. Candidates have been addressing pressing public issues such as religious freedom, taxes and Obamacare. Experts at The University of Texas at Austin who are engaged in the state's political and social sphere offer their commentary on voter mindsets, contention between parties, Texas government and more.

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