St. Edward’s

Summer Scholars

July 20, 2015

Students from St. Edward's are taking to the streets (and off-roading) as they explore everything from online journalism to trail narratives. Grants awarded each year by the university's Fellowship Office make it all possible. Last summer, 14 top...

We Love Austin

July 20, 2015

When students (and alumni) talk about all of the reasons they love St. Edward’s, the city the university calls home often comes up. And why wouldn’t it? Austin continually ranks near the top of best-of lists, and it’s cool factor is undeniable...

In Session: From the Catholic Perspective

July 17, 2015

Brother Richard Daly, CSC, spent 32 years as the lobbyist for the Catholic bishops in Texas. For 27 of those years, he served as executive director of their organization, the Texas Catholic Conference. Although he no longer holds that position, he...

#SEUInSession: Expert Insights

July 17, 2015

As the 84th legislative session wraps in the Capitol, three professors across campus have helped us make sense out of the complex tangle of Texan politics. Each pulls from his or her expertise, providing a range of perspectives and insights into the...

#SEUInSession: Capitol Interns

July 17, 2015

Q: One of the most powerful people in Texas politics walks into a room and you don't recognize him. What do you you do? A: Consult these four St. Edward's University interns, who spent 140 days learning the ins and outs of the Texas legislature...

Exploring the Rift

July 17, 2015

For most people, the Oculus Rift is the coolest new gaming peripheral, the next step in realistic virtual reality — a fun toy with incredible entertainment potential. But for Psychology major Cody Antunez ’14, it was an irresistible opportunity to...

Unwind Your Mind

July 9, 2015

How do you calm an overactive mind cluttered with thoughts about the past and future? Academic counselors Curtis Hirsh and Erin Ray have an answer: Focus on the present. It’s the foundation of a course they teach that introduces...

The Ultimate Reading List

June 22, 2015

What do mystery novels, Dostoyevsky, The Hunger Games and the Bible have in common? They’re all must-reads among St. Edward’s University faculty members. We polled a few professors on their favorite books in and out of the classroom. We noticed a...

Why You Should Care about the Texas Spending Cap

June 18, 2015

As seen in the Austin-American Statesman on May 2, 2015 Voters care most about the “red-meat issues” — issues that get lots of media attention and tend to polarize voters, like campus carry or the DREAM Act — but we often don’t give the most...

Why a Minimum Wage Increase and Child Welfare Reforms Would Help Texans

May 18, 2015

There’s always something on the agenda that gets me concerned or upset or excited. This session, that’s minimum wage and the implementation of Governor Greg Abbott’s child welfare reforms. Both of these issues will affect children and families in...

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