Event: The Massey Prize Symposium will bring nationally renowned experts on capital markets, securities markets and economics to the University of Texas School of Law for the Massey Prize Symposium. The event is free and open to the public. Who: Speakers include Diana Henriques, New York Times senior financial writer and author of “The Wizard… » Continue Reading
Event: Juvenile Support Network Conference: Creative Pathways to Engaging Youth, a one-day conference that focuses on supporting court-involved youth and those at risk of dropping out of school. When: Monday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Where: Thompson Conference Center, The University of Texas at Austin Background: The Juvenile Support Network (JSN) comprises a… » Continue Reading
Conference to Explore Best Practices for Connecting Affordable Homes and Public Transit in the Austin Area
WHAT: "Housing + Transit: Connecting Affordable Homes to Transit-Oriented Development in the Austin Region" will teach attendees about the on-the-ground strategies that work to link housing and public transit, ensuring that people of all income levels have equal access to both affordable housing and public transit. WHO: Experts, elected officials and policymakers will come together… » Continue Reading
The University of Texas School of Law will honor economist and scholar Robert E. Litan as the inaugural recipient of the $50,000 Massey Prize for Research in Law, Innovation and Capital Markets.
LBJ School of Public Affairs and William Wayne Justice Center collaborate on ‘Contract for Deed’ Study in Colonias
The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law at The University of Texas at Austin will undertake a major study for the state of Texas on the use of contracts for deed, land agreements that often exploit residents of Texas colonias.
President Powers to Deliver State of the University Address Sept. 14 at The University of Texas at Austin
William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, will deliver his sixth State of the University Address at 4 p.m., Sept. 14, providing a report on ongoing and new initiatives of the university's administration.
University of Texas at Austin Researchers to Conduct Comprehensive Study of Hydraulic Fracturing of Shale Gas
A research team at The University of Texas at Austin will conduct a comprehensive review of the science, policy and environmental issues surrounding hydraulic fracturing of shale gas, it was announced today.
To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights at The University of Texas at Austin, 21 individuals, four couples and three groups will receive a Heman Marion Sweatt Legacy Award at A Special Evening of Honors to be held at 7 p.m. on May 6 at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center… » Continue Reading
Texas Children’s Hospital Executive Gets Law School’s Distinguished Alumnus Award for Community Service
Ann Barnett Stern, executive vice president of Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, will receive the Distinguished Alumnus Award for Community Service from the University of Texas School of Law on April 15.