AUSTIN, Texas — A massive explosion at a fertilization plant rocked the small town of West, Texas, late Wednesday night, sending more than 150 people to area hospitals and leaving a yet-unknown number of fatalities. The University of Texas at Austin has a wide variety of experts available with backgrounds ranging from disaster preparedness and… » Continue Reading
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.
As the 83rd Texas Legislature convenes, experts from The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss and analyze a range of topics to be addressed this legislative session.
African American Issues Eric McDaniel Associate Professor, Department of Government 512-232-7268 email@example.com McDaniel's research areas include religion and politics, African-American politics and organizational behavior. His work targets how and why African-American religious institutions choose to become involved in political matters. In addition, his work targets the role of religious institutions in shaping African-American political behavior.… » Continue Reading
Cultural and Political Revolution Samer Ali Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern Studies 512-471-3881 firstname.lastname@example.org Ali teaches courses on Arabic literature, art, culture and politics. He is interested in Islamic religion, Quran, women and gender in Islam, and Arabo-Islamic history and civilization. He is available to discuss how the Arab Spring uprisings have shifted the… » Continue Reading
October is Breast Cancer Awareness and Health Literacy Month. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss their research on detecting and coping with breast cancer, as well as research that may improve health literacy and enable people to make informed decisions about their overall health and help lower health care… » Continue Reading
The following professors with expertise on the Middle East, terrorism and domestic politics are available to talk about the killing of Osama bin Laden and its implications for the region, national security and the Obama administration.
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.
The Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays take place April 6-9 on The University of Texas at Austin campus. This annual track and field event attracts athletes from Texas and across the country. Faculty members at the university are available to discuss racial discourse in American culture, the role of sports in the integration of America, underlying… » Continue Reading
University experts are available to talk on today's earthquake in Japan, the tsunami affecting the Pacific region, and safety issues related to construction and nuclear engineering in Japan.