During Tuesday’s joint primary elections, voters across the state will cast ballots for the high profile positions of governor, attorney general, railroad commissioner and others. Candidates have been addressing pressing public issues such as religious freedom, taxes and Obamacare. Experts at The University of Texas at Austin who are engaged in the state’s political and… » Continue Reading
President Barack Obama will deliver his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday night, during which he is likely to discuss income inequality, immigration, health care policy, foreign policy and global affairs, among other issues. Experts from The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety topics related to… » Continue Reading
The Department of Radio-Television-Film at The University of Texas at Austin will host the second annual Longhorn Film Showcase, which will feature nine of this year's best student films.
Paul Stekler, a critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker known for his films about American politics, has been appointed chair of the Department of Radio-Television-Film. The George Christian Centennial Professor in Communication, Stekler has taught documentary film production at The University of Texas at Austin since 1997. He becomes the first working filmmaker to head the prestigious… » Continue Reading