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Experts for Earth Day: Researchers Offer Environmental Perspectives

Earth Day will be celebrated on Friday, April 22. Faculty experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on topics ranging from the building of sustainable communities to plant ecology and environmental policies.

Journalism Professor Wins $150,000 Grant to Examine East Austin Gentrification

Mercedes Lynn de Uriarte, associate professor in the School of Journalism at The University of Texas at Austin, has received a $150,000 grant to explore the social consequences of displacement by gentrification in East Austin.

Collaboration Between School of Architecture and City of Austin Addresses Sustainability, Affordable Housing and Urban Sprawl

The Alley Flat Initiative, a building program that has introduced green, affordable housing to East Austin, has created new model for urban development, according to the Center for Sustainable Development at The University of Texas at Austin.

Congressman Lloyd Doggett Helps Celebrate Housing Initiative Designed by School of Architecture Faculty, Students

Event: Housewarming party for dedication of an alley flat (a sustainable, detached secondary residential unit) in East Austin designed and built by students from the School of Architecture at The University of Texas at Austin. When: Thursday, Aug. 27, 6-8 p.m.; U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett to speak at 6:30 p.m. Where: 904 B Lydia St.…   » Continue Reading