Topic: Government

Experts on Hugo Chavez's Death from The University of Texas

March 5, 2013

The University of Texas at Austin is one of the leading institutions in the world for Latin American studies. It has a wide variety of experts available with backgrounds ranging from politics to energy policy to sociology, who can provide necessary context on the recent death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.

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Jack Abramoff to Give Ethics Talk at McCombs School of Business

April 12, 2012

Jack Abramoff, the former lobbyist, businessman and movie producer who was indicted on charges of fraud, conspiracy and tax evasion after an extensive corruption investigation, will give a talk on ethics at The University of Texas at Austin on May 2. "You Don't Know Jack! A Conversation with Jack Abramoff" will be held at the ATandT Executive Education and Conference Center from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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Converting pessimism into hope

March 15, 2012
Converting pessimism into hope

Undergraduate researcher Ben Weiss used a Senate of College Councils grant to further his studies of Zambia's economic outlook.

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The big question in global affairs

Oct. 13, 2011
Alan Kuperman stands in the LBJ Library and Museum in the gallery that depicts America's involvement in the Vietnam War.

Associate Professor of Public Affairs Alan Kuperman says the spread of nonviolent resistance movements could lead to a more peaceful future.

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From the Know archive: On President Barack Obama

Aug. 5, 2010
From the Know archive: On President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama will deliver a speech at the university's Gregory Gym Monday (Aug. 9). In anticipation of his arrival, we pulled from our Know archive two photo slideshows from Obama's visit to campus for the Democratic presidential primary debate, as well as expert analysis of his 2010 State of the Union Address.

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