Topic: Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis (IUPRA)

Impostorism Impacts the Mental Health of Minority Students

April 5, 2017
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While perceived discrimination on college campuses compromises the self-esteem, well-being and mental health of ethnic minority students, new psychology research suggests the impostor phenomenon may worsen these effects.

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UT Website Promotes Transparency in Texas Justice System

July 27, 2016
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A new interactive, online database provides the public full access to records on 6,913 deaths that have occurred in Texas state custody since 2005. 

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Policy Brief Calls for Mandatory HIV Tests in State Prisons

Oct. 25, 2012

Routine testing for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among state prison populations will help reduce the spread of AIDS among the general public, according to a policy brief recently released by the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis (IUPRA) at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Policy Report: Minority Student Performance Continues to Lag Despite Achievement Gains

Oct. 16, 2012

African American and Latino students made achievement gains after test-based accountability was implemented in Texas during the 1990s, yet overall student performance continues to lag, according to a policy report released by the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis (IUPRA) at The University of Texas at Austin.

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