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  • April 1, 2015

    AUSTIN—YA fans rejoice! The Texas Teen Book Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, at St. Edward’s University. The Texas Teen Book Festival is one of the largest of its kind in the nation, a highly anticipated annual event in the young adult literature world, drawing some of the...

  • March 25, 2015

    When students at St. Edward’s University are interested in finding internships at the Texas State Capitol, they always find themselves being directed to one man for guidance. Brother Richard Daly, CSC, is the campus’ resident expert on the world inside the granite walls of the Capitol...

  • March 14, 2015

    Rodeos often bring to mind images of bucking broncos, fried delicacies and country music. All good things, but Rodeo Austin provides a lot more than just entertainment. Since 2011, Rodeo Austin has supplied $80,000 in scholarships for St. Edward’s University students. The Rodeo Austin...

  • March 11, 2015

    Every March, South by Southwest® Music, Film & Interactive Conferences & Festivals (SXSW®) takes Austin by storm. The 10-day event is the largest of its kind in the world. Many St. Edward’s University students on spring break sit in on panels, catch more than a few live shows...

  • March 3, 2015

    Assistant Professor of Communication Scott Christopherson’s film, Peace Officer, has been selected to premiere at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival. Associate Professor of English Chris Flynn’s film, Swimming with Byron, is just getting off the ground. We talked with the two directors about...

  • February 19, 2015

    When Brother Romard Barthel, CSC, ’47 handed a young freshman at St. Edward’s University a copy of The Handbook of Physics over 50 years ago, he never imagined the impact it would have.  That freshman was Alex Marusak ’63, who spent his professional career at Los Alamos...

  • February 16, 2015

    The cover of the winter issue of St. Edward’s University Magazine was the subject of a fair amount of debate in our editorial offices. Does it tell a compelling story? Would it make you open the magazine? Does it connect our readers to the university? We asked all of the questions you’...

  • February 11, 2015

    Austin’s entrepreneurial center of gravity got a whole lot stronger today with the announcement of a partnership between The Bill Munday School of Business at St. Edward’s University, and Capital Factory, an Austin-based early-stage accelerator for tech startups. What makes this...

  • February 10, 2015

    While Homecoming and Family Weekend is an exciting event for all members of the St. Edward’s University family, it’s a particularly special time for those alumni who are truly coming home. As we celebrate our community, our beautiful campus and our traditions, it’s also...

  • January 28, 2015

    In 2014, Pope Francis became the 4th pope to visit the Holy Land. Francis said that the prime aim of his visit was to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the historic meeting in Jerusalem between Pope Paul VI and then Patriarch of Constantinople Athenagoras. Pope Francis on a Pilgrimage to the Holy...