St. Edward’s

Welcome Back to School

August 11, 2015

Everything’s bigger for the 2015­–2016 school year: the incoming freshman class, the back-to-school celebrations and the number of opportunities to get involved on campus. Out of all the activities on the hilltop, we’ve gathered the top 15 for 2015...

25 Minutes with an Urban Sociologist

August 3, 2015

Walking through East Austin, Rachael Neal points out the boutiques, coffee shops and upscale markets that have sprung up in recent decades. There are freshly painted bike lanes and bright streetlamps that illuminate the raods at night. Some...

6 Student Standouts

July 30, 2015

1. Going Green Aaron Waters MSEM ’15 enjoyed teaching high-school physics but wanted to delve into environmental causes, which is how he landed in the Environmental Management and Sustainability master’s program at St. Edward’s. As an intern with...

Writing His Way

July 30, 2015

Just over a year ago, Charles Rogers ’09 was sitting in New York City wondering when he should move to Los Angeles for his career. Then Fort Tilden, the feature film he co-wrote and co-directed, won the 2014 South by Southwest Grand Jury Award. We...

75 Minutes with the Science Guys

July 30, 2015

Editor’s Note: We sent a writer to spend a limited amount of time with two professors to learn as much as he could about their combined research, then tell us about it. Here’s that account. My meeting with Associate Professor of Bioinformatics...

Fulbrights Rising

June 25, 2015

In late spring, a record 10 students from St. Edward’s were named winners of Fulbright awards, a highly selective scholarship and grant program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Nine of them are teaching English abroad and one is conducting...

Driving Austin's Creative Economy

June 24, 2015

Austin is collaborative rather than competitive. It welcomes the innovative and offbeat, and it supports the little guy (or gal). Talk to people in Austin’s creative economy about why they love their city, and you’ll hear similar themes. Here, seven...

The History Behind Human Diet

June 12, 2015

By Lisa Thiegs Primate diets may provide insight into how human diets have evolved. Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy Michael Wasserman began studying the red colobus monkey in 2007 in Uganda to evaluate its consumption of...

Professor Honored by Bush Institute

May 28, 2015

We recently spoke with Associate Professor of Counseling, Karen Chitwood, PhD, about her involvement in the prestigious George W. Bush Institute Women’s Initiative. Chitwood serves as a mentor in the institute’s signature program, the Women’s...

Wendell Mayes Jr., PhD, Honored

May 28, 2015

The St. Edward’s University Lifelong Learning Achievement Award honors graduates who continue to pursue self-development, with a focus on civic and academic achievement, throughout their lives. Recipients have demonstrated their dedication to...

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