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  • September 10, 2013

    U.S. News and World Report once again recognized St. Edward’s University as one of America’s Best Colleges. In the 2014 rankings for Best Regional Universities in the Western Region, St. Edward’s moved up to #15 from the #17 position. St. Edward’s is one of only four...

  • September 9, 2013

    The 2013-2014 academic year began on August 26 and the St. Edward’s Hilltop is buzzing with activity again. The university welcomed nearly 800 freshmen students to campus. So what does the Class of 2017 look like? Here’s a few profile statistics: • Approximately 40% male, 60%...

  • September 9, 2013

    St. Edward’s University has brought on two staff members: Mary K. Boyd, PhD is the vice president for Academic Affairs and Rebecca Davis, PhD is the director for Instructional and Emerging Technology. Both of these newly created positions are integral in helping the university achieve the...

  • August 29, 2013

    Welcome, Bienvenido, Accueil, Willkommen, Benvenuto, Tervetuloa, Powitanie! No matter how you say it, St. Edward’s welcomes 115 new international students from 38 countries, who will call this campus home while they live and learn here. The new group includes freshmen, transfer and exchange...

  • August 21, 2013

    St. Edward's University welcomes students to campus on Friday, Aug. 23, as they move into the university’s residence halls.  We expect more than 770 incoming freshmen beginning on Friday, with sophomores, juniors and seniors moving in on Saturday. Not only will students be welcomed...

  • August 4, 2013

    A new exhibit now open at the Bullock Texas State History Museum features photography by St. Edward's University's own photocommunications professor, Bill Kennedy. The exhibit, Views of the Capitol: 125 Years in the Making, displays architectural drawings and photos of 19th century...

  • July 12, 2013

    Visiting the small upstairs laboratory where penicillin was first discovered, re-enacting limb amputations without anesthesia in a restored 19th-century operating room and standing at the pump where Londoners learned that cholera spread from the water supply are just a few examples of the firsthand...

  • July 11, 2013

    Fund will provide research opportunities to students across disciplines AUSTIN, Texas (July 11, 2013) — St. Edward’s University is pleased to announce the establishment of The Dr. Allan W. Hook Endowed Wild Basin Creative Research Fund. Made possible by the commitment and generosity of...

  • July 1, 2013

    AUSTIN, Texas (July 1, 2013) — St. Edward’s University has selected Dr. John Abbott as the new Director of the Wild Basin Creative Research Center. Abbott, formerly the curator of entomology for the Texas Natural Science Center at UT, will work to develop and implement a vision and...

  • June 26, 2013

    A few months ago, I grabbed my reporter’s notebook and a pen and walked up three flights of stairs to meet with Professor of Political Science Neal Wise. I settled into his book-patterned settee, surreptitiously checked out the books in his overflowing book case and got ready for an hour-long...