Topic: Homeland security

Detention of Mothers and Children is the Wrong Approach

Sept. 4, 2014
Detention of Mothers and Children is the Wrong Approach

The recent decision of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to open family detention centers in response to the increasing numbers of immigrant families arriving in the U.S. is like stepping back in history to the agency's last failed policy of detaining children and their parents.

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On Gun Control, Citizens Support Politicians Who Point to Big Picture, not Specific Incidents, Study Finds

March 25, 2013

As the nation continues to grapple with the long-simmering issue of gun control, solutions are stymied by heated debates. To effectively influence a divided America, elected officials must take a broad perspective rather than focusing on specific incidents, according to a new psychology study from The University of Texas at Austin.

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$750,000 Educational Grant Awarded for Engineering Diversity Outreach

Sept. 22, 2008

The Nuclear and Radiation Engineering and Thermal Fluids Systems programs in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have been awarded $750,000 to establish an outreach program with historically black colleges and universities to introduce students and faculty to nuclear science and engineering.

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