National constitutions are supposed to provide a sustainable structure for politics, yet only half live more than 19 years. Zachary Elkins, associate professor of government and a leading constitutional scholar, knows what it takes for constitutions to last for generations — and now he’s teaming up with Google to share his expertise with drafters around… » Continue Reading
AUSTIN, Texas — Robert A. Peterson, associate vice president of research at The University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed director of the university's IC² Institute by Juan M. Sanchez, vice president for research at the university. The appointment is effective Sept. 1, 2013. “As a founding fellow of the IC² Institute, Dr. Peterson… » Continue Reading
University of Texas at Austin researchers together with collaborating Portuguese researchers have received six grants totaling about $1.5 million U.S. ($1.2 million Euros) from the Science and Technology Foundation of Portugal (FCT) to expand the presence of advanced digital media through educational and research exchange.