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LBJ School Faculty Member, Renowned Internet Policy Expert Gary Chapman Suffers Fatal Heart Attack

Gary Chapman, senior lecturer at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, associate director of the Telecommunications and Information Policy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin and internationally recognized expert on Internet policy, telecommunications and technology policy, died of an apparent heart attack Dec. 14 in Guatemala, according to his family.

Connecting America’s rural communities to the Internet opens world of opportunities and obstacles

Connecting America’s rural communities to the Internet opens world of opportunities and obstacles

For many Americans the home computer is command central. They download audio clips from National Public Radio and watch video clips on CNN to catch up on the day's news. They use Hulu to catch up on their favorite TV shows. Many work from home. Some take classes online. They use Skype to call friends…   » Continue Reading

Internet Visionary and Texas Alum Bob Taylor to Speak at The University of Texas at Austin

Bob Taylor, considered by many to be the father of the Internet, will mark the 40th anniversary of its invention during a public conversation at The University of Texas at Austin on Sept. 17 with John Markoff, technology reporter for The New York Times.