Topic: News

UT Austin Faculty Use New Tool to Drive Public Debate Through the Media

May 1, 2014

University of Texas at Austin professors and thought leaders are weighing in on key public policy debates and helping expand public understanding of complex issues through a new, wire-style news service that offers faculty-written columns, op-eds and analyses to news outlets across the state and country.

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We Sacrifice Freedom for Safety, and We Need Not Do So

April 21, 2014
We Sacrifice Freedom for Safety, and We Need Not Do So

Americans cherish their freedom. They enjoy a degree of personal, social and political freedom nearly unrivalled in human history. So it is ironic and even tragic that they willingly forfeit so much of that freedom in pursuit of another value: safety. Safety from what? In a word, crime.

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Statement Opposing Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions

Dec. 20, 2013

William C. Powers, President of The University of Texas at Austin, supports and has signed the following statement by the Executive Committee of the Association of American Universities.

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Media Advisory: University of Texas at Austin to Host 14th International Symposium on Online Journalism

April 3, 2013

Media executives, journalists and scholars from the U.S. and around the world will attend the 14th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ), an annual global conference at The University of Texas at Austin's Blanton Museum of Art on April 19-20. Registration is open online, but seats are limited and likely to fill up. A full schedule is available here.

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'PBS NewsHour' Selects UT Austin Journalism Students, Senior Lecturer to Cover Inauguration

Jan. 16, 2013

Instead of merely watching the Inauguration on Jan. 21, two graduate students and a senior lecturer from the School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin will be running through Washington, D.C., covering the event for "PBS NewsHour." They will participate in a "PBS NewsHour" multimedia short course, which will take place Jan. 18-22 in Washington, D.C.

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