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Skipping the Polls | How can Texas Improve on a Dismal 46 Percent Voter Turnout?

KVUE  | Feb. 21, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, talks with KVUE about lack of competitive elections and the resulting low voter turnout in Texas.

The Art of Austin: People's Gallery Puts Focus on Local Artists

Austin American-Statesman  | Feb. 19, 2018

Tammie R. Rubin, assistant professor of Art, worked with the annual People's Gallery at Austin City Hall to help select works by local artists for an exhibition that promotes knowledge and enjoyment of the arts. 


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How to Maintain Healthy Relationships

KVUE | Feb. 14, 2018

Tomas Yufik, associate professor of Psychology, offers tips to viewers about avoiding common relationship problems during Valentine's Day. 

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If 'Paid Sick Leave' Passes Austin Council, Will State Legislature Reverse it?

Fox 7 | Feb. 12, 2018

Brian W. Smith, professor of Political Science, talks with Fox 7 about the relationship between Austin and the state of Texas.

Elizabeth Crook's Gripping New Western

Texas Monthly | Feb. 8, 2018

Mary Hellen Specht, associate professor of Writing and Rhetoric, writes about Elizabeth Crook's new take on the western genre in her book 'The Which Way Tree'.


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Scientists React to New Ruling Requiring NSF-Funded Institutions to Report Sexual Harrassment

Gizmodo | Feb. 8, 2018

Raychelle Burks, assistant professor of Chemistry, speaks with Gizmodo about the NSF's new ruling and zero-tolerance stance on sexual harrassment.

Gov. Greg Abbott leaves little to chance as he implores Texans, 'Four more years'

Dallas Morning News | Feb. 8, 2018

Professor of Political Science Brian W. Smith talks with the Dallas Morning news about Gov. Greg Abbott's spending during his re-election campaign.

Me Too is an Opportunity to Engage Boys in Talks about Harassment

Dallas Morning News | Jan. 25, 2018

Kris Sloan, associate professor of Education, and Adam McCormick, assistant professor of Social Work, encourage parents to talk to their sons about harassment.

Where Amazon May Build its New Headquarters

New York Times | Jan. 18, 2018

St. Edward's University is referenced in a New York Times article about Amazon short-listing Austin for its second headquarters.

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Does Austin Have the Employees and Training to fill 5,000 Amazon Jobs?

KXAN | Jan. 18, 2018

Ali Dadpay, professor of Economics, discusses how Austin can prepare for Amazon's second headquarters and other corporate relocations.

WP Engine's Future could include IPO and even a Merger, Tech Sector Experts say

Austin Business Journal I Jan. 18, 2018

David Altounian, associate dean of Academic Programs and MBA Program Director, weighs in on Silver Lake Partner’s $250 million investment in WP Engine Inc. 

Into the Storm: Weather Balloons Rise Again

Irish Times | Jan. 17, 2018

Gary Morris, dean of the School of Natural Sciences, discusses how weather balloons provide critical data during major storms.  

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GOP's Factions emerging in House District 55 Race

Temple Daily Telegram | Jan. 13, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, chimes in on the factions emerging in the House District 55 race ahead of the March primary elections.

Trust in Government

The Matt Townsend Show | Jan. 12, 2018

Ryan Turner, adjust professor of Criminal Justice, talks about how the public's withering trust in government can be traced back to the JFK assassination.

Is Austin finally on Radar of East and West Coast VCs?

Austin American-Statesman | Jan. 12, 2018

David Altounian, associate dean of Academic Programs and MBA Program Director, talks about the progress the Austin start-up community is making in attracting VC funding.

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State of Texas: President ties border wall to DACA Deal

KXAN | January 7, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, discusses the challenges Republicans face in hammering out a DACA deal.

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Texas Standard for January 4, 2018

KUT Texas Standard | Jan. 4, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, helps KUT’s Texas Standard navigate the issues winding through Congress, including DACA, budget talks and a government shutdown.

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We asked 7 Scientists what Their Favorite Discovery of 2017 was

BuzzFeed News | Dec. 28, 2017

Raychelle Burks, assistant professor of Chemistry, shares her favorite discovery of 2017. 

Findling Light as We Travel Our Paths this Holiday Season

Austin American-Statesman | Dec. 15, 2017

Director of Campus Ministry Rev. Peter Walsh discusses how a holiday journey can lead to new revelations.

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Festive Fun: Holiday Walk

CBS Austin | Dec. 15, 2017

St. Edward University students Caitlin McConnell and Sierra Boudoin talk about how students transform storefronts into festive fun at the 7th annual Holiday Window Walk in the 2ND Street District.  

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Tumultous Time at White House

Fox 7 | Dec. 10, 2017, 2017

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, chimes in on political happenings, from North Korea to a Twitter battle with U.S. Senator Bob Corker, President Trump and the White House.

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Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez to run for Texas Governor as Democrat

CBS Austin | Dec. 6, 2017

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, talks about the obstacles Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez will face in her run for Texas Governor. 

Can Withering Public Trust in Government be Traced Back to the JFK Assassination?

The Conversation | Nov. 21, 2017

Ryan Turner, professor of Criminal Justice, blasts into the past to determine just how long ago public distrust in the government began through the Kennedy assassination case.

Jan's Take: Austin's Construction Flurry includes Myriad College Projects

Austin Business Journal | Nov. 16, 2017

Jan Buccholz gives a snapshot of some of the higher education projects underway in the Austin area. 

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Senate Plan Throws a Wrench in Biker’s Plan

Spectrum News | Nov. 16, 2017

Louise Single, professor of Accounting, chimes in on pros and cons of the Senate tax reform to remove the tax benefits bike commuters can attain through their employer.

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How Veterans are Finding New Purpose After Serving in the Military

KXAN | Nov. 10, 2017

Chris Garcia, veterans affairs coordinator, and Shea Henning '17 share their experience of finding purpose and passion through entrepreunership post-service.

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Local Experts Say Mental Health Often Overlooked After Tragedy

Austin American-Statesman | Nov. 7, 2017

Tomas Yufik, associate professor of Psychology, says research suggesting 30-40 percent of direct victims of a tramuatic event are likely to develop PTSD and the necessity of intervention.

Trauma Heightened For Close-Knit Sutherland Springs

Austin American-Statesman | Nov. 7, 2017

Tomas Yufik, associate professor of Psychology, addresses how traumatic events can affect levels of PTSD in members of smaller communities compared to those in larger populations.

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Dallas Businessman Hopes to Break Democrat Slump as Governor

Temple Daily Telegram | Nov. 4, 2017

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, comments on the Democratic playbook and the idea of looking into candidates that possess popularity outside the realm of politics.

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Preschoolers and Senior Citizens Create Unique Friendships

KVUE | Oct. 30, 2017

Katie Peterson, assistant professor of Reading, connected Education students and pre-schoolers with senior citizens at Brookdale Westlake Hills Assisted Living Facility to help each group develop a sense of belonging and purpose in giving back to their immediate community. 

Embracing the Hackathon in Higher Education

Huffington Post | Oct. 23, 2017

David Altounian, assistant professor of Entrepreneurship, and Sarah Sharif, IT program manager and communication strategist, say one advantage of university-supported hackathons is the opportunity for cross-university participation from both students and faculty. 

Viewpoint: Amazon HQ2 Should Spur Austin to Get Serious About Transportation

Austin Business Journal/Jacksonville Business Journal | Oct. 23, 2017

Ali Dadpay, professor of Economics, urges Austin to consider the city's transportation infrastructure if Amazon builds a new headquarters in Central Texas.

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St. Edward’s University to Purchase Former Restaurant Site as Part of Campus Expansion

Community Impact Newspaper | Oct. 18, 2017

St. Edward's University will purchase the former site of El Gallo restaurant as part of its Strategic Plan 2022

Commentary: Why We Should Talk About Toxic Masculinity and Mass Murder

Austin American-Statesman | Oct. 10, 2017

Adam G. McCormick, assistant professor of Social Work, calls for an introspective look into toxic masculinity and how it affects violent and aggressive habits in men. 

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Tumultuous Time at the White House

Fox 7 | Oct. 10, 2017

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, discusses the ongoing proposals and threats facing the United States under President Trump's administration. 

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Fans Celebrate Young Adult Literature at Texas Teen Book Fest

KXAN | Oct. 7, 2017

The Texas Teen Book Festival welcomed young adult fans and more than 40 authors at St. Edward's University. 

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They Started with $10,000. Now They’re Taking on ESPN

Inc. | October 2017

David Altounian, assistant professor of Entrepreneurship, comments on the future of FloSports, a fast-growing athletics media outlet. 

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Science Studio: Ozone

Texas Standard | Sept. 24, 2017

Gary Morris, dean of the School of Natural Sciences, and professor of Physics, collaborated with New Mexico State University's David Dubois and Micheal DeAntonio to test air quality and ozone levels using weather ballons. 

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NMSU faculty, students use weather balloons to test ozone levels

USA Today | September 22, 2017

Students at St. Edward's University partnered with the University of Texas at El Paso and New Mexico State University students to test ozone levels using weather ballons to predict possible factors contributing to poor air quality. 

More Local Sources of Capital Needed for Austin to Become an Elite Startup City

Austin Business Journal | August 3, 2017

David Altounian, assistant professor of Entrepreneurship, illustrates Austin's potential to become a first tier startup city.

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Tech Companies are Thriving in Austin – the Hard Way

Inc.| May 2017

David Altounian, assistant professor of Entrepreneurship, explains why Austin is experiencing a venture capital funding gap.  

Austin Marathon's Economic Impact Grows to $34 million

Austin Business Journal | April 25, 2017

Ali Dadpay, associate dean and director of the MBA program at The Bill Munday School of Business, researched how the Austin Marathon impacts the city.


St. Edward's University Raises $100.4 Million

Austin American-Statesman | April 12, 2017

My Statesman, by Austin American-Statesman, featured an article on the fundraising campaign by St. Edward's University that raised $100.4 million in donations and pledges. More than half of the money will be used for student aid. 

4 Tips To Shape Recruiting Efforts When Hiring College Grads 

Austin Business Journal | Apr. 7, 2017

Ray Rogers, director of Career and Professional Development, shares insight on the mindsight of recent college graduates and how companies can shape their recruitment processes to hire them.​

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Guide To Forensic Science Careers

Learn How To Become | 2017

Raychelle Burks, assistant professor of Chemistry, writes in detail about the careers, organizations and degrees available in the forensic science field. 

The Lowdown On Higher Education

Austin American-Statesman | Feb. 13, 2017

Reporter Ralph K.M. Haurwitz discusses the advantages of small and mid-sized private colleges such as St. Edward's University.

The Secrets To Successful Business Partnerships

The Huffington Post | Feb. 2, 2017

Nancy Schreiber, dean of The Bill Munday School of Business, shares her expertise on how business partnerships in academia can be built and used for success.

Parental Rights Bill Could Keep LGBTQ Youth In Closet 

TribTalk by The Texas Tribune | Jan. 30, 2017

Adam McCormick, assistant professor of Social Work, writes about the potential safety and well-being risks of LGBTQ youth under a bill proposed by Texas Sen. Konni Burton. 

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New Planes Won't Solve Iran's Aviation Dilemma

Al-Monitor | Jan. 19, 2017

Professor of Economics Ali Dadpay writes about the new influx of western made airplanes into Iran and the challenges and opportunities the aviation industry creates in Iran.

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52 Of The Worst Parenting Tips Parents Get

Reader's Digest | 2017

Sara Villanueva, professor of Psychology, lends her expertise on misused parental advice. 

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Five Steps to Equal Wages

Texas CEO Magazine | Dec.3, 2016

Nancy Schreiber, dean of The Bill Munday School of Business, says closing the gender pay gap is the right thing to do and good for business. 

Texas' Faith-Based Foster Care Reforms Could Fail LGBT Youth

TribTalk by The Texas Tribune | Nov. 30, 2016

 Adam McCormick, assistant professor of Social Work, wrote a piece for TribTalk, a publication by The Texas Tribune, on the possible unintended consequences of LGBT youth by way of Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's statewide initiative for faith-based organizations to recruit foster and adoptive families for children in state care.

Golden Shipping Container At St. Edward's University Is A Video Conferencing Portal To The World

512tech by Austin American-Statesman | Oct. 19, 2016

512tech, by Austin American-Statesman, visited Portals by Shared Studios, a gold shipping container at St. Edward's University during the fall semester. Portals contain live webcam technology that allowed people in Austin to connect with others around the world in real time.​

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Here's The Info You'll Need To Complete A Job Application

Career Builder | Sept. 26, 2016

Ray Rogers, director of Career and Professional Development, advised Career Builder on how to best answer criteria in a job application such as work experience, education and references. 

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The Backyard Buffet

Tribeza I September 2016

Tribeza featured an article on the architecture of several St. Edward University buildings, highlighting the native, national and international award-winning architects who designed them.​

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How to Navigate Your Child's Adolescence

On Point | Sept. 19, 2016

WBUR Boston's On Point interviewed Sara Villanueva, professor of Psychology, about advice to parents as they face challenges such as children's adolescent behavior.

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Clayton County led U.S. in Average Weekly Wage Growth in Early 2016

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Sept. 16, 2016

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution quoted Ali Dadpay, professor of Economics, on the potential benefits of Clayton County leading the country in average weekly wage growth.

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How Three Local Colleges Fuel the Austin Startup Movement

Built In Austin | Aug. 30, 2016

Built in Austin highlighted the opportunities given to students at St. Edward's University exploring careers in entrepreneurship. Nancy Schreiber, dean of The Bill Munday School of Business, and Gary Morris, dean of the School of Natural Sciences, shared their support of students pursuing work in the startup community.

When Students of Different Faiths Come Together, Why Can't We?

Austin American-Statesman | July 29, 2016

The Austin American-Statesman featured a piece written by James Puglisi, associate director of Campus Ministry, on consolidating religious diversity during catastrophic international and domestic events. Puglisi focuses on personal relationships he has seen through student leaders of different religions in a Roman Catholic university, and how they counter hopelessness.

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The Complicated Process of Adding Diversity to the College Syllabus

The Atlantic | July 29, 2016

The Atlantic highlighted St. Edward's University as an example of how colleges can incorporate the topic of diversity into their curriculum. The long-standing cultural foundations curriculum at St. Edward's is mandatory for all students to complete and, has both difficulties and benefits.

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The Writer's Almanac | June 15, 2016

The Writer's Almanac featured Carrie Fountain, writer-in-residence, and her poetry during National Poetry Month. Fountain is the author of two collections of poetry published by Penguin. She says when she was 15 years old, the death of a close friend in a tragic accident prompted her first attempts at writing, although she suspects she wrote at an earlier age.

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10 Ways to Get Relevant Experience if You Didn't Land an Internship

Fast Company | June 8, 2016

Ray Rogers, director of Career and Professional Development, says students can still add experience to their résumés if they didn't secure an internship. 

So You Have a Million Dollar Idea. Now What? 

Austin Monthly | May 31, 2016

David Altounian, assistant professor of Entrepreneurship, says that the single most important thing new entrepreneurs can do is connect with others like them.

As Libertarians seek 2016 inroads, is ideology their challenge?

The Christian Science Monitor | May 30, 2016

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, says growth and name recognition are some of the challenges third parties must overcome before they can achieve success. 

The Q&A: Charles Porter

The Texas Tribune | April 19, 2016

Charles Porter, visiting professor of University Studies, says the largest problem facing Texas right now is attitudes that prevent transferring water from wet areas to dry areas across the state. 

Ellen Troxclair lacks facts for claim about chances of sex assault by an Austin taxi driver

PolitiFact  | April 15, 2016

Carol Gee, associate professor of Mathematics and department chair, debunks a claim that passengers are nine times more likely to be assaulted by taxi drivers than drivers who work for a ride-hailing service.

The History Behind Fiesta, San Antonio's Biggest Party

The Texas Standard | April 15, 2016

How has San Antonio's annual Fiesta evolved? Laura Hernandez-Ehrisman, professor of University Studies, wrote a book on Fiesta and tells the Texas Standard that the city’s biggest party started as a celebration of Texas Independence.

Let's take action now on equal pay for equal work

Austin Business Journal | March 30, 2016

Nancy Schreiber, dean of The Bill Munday School of Business, says unequal pay is bad business. 

St. Edwards busca estudiantes panameños

La Estrella De Panamá  | March 18, 2016

St. Edward’s University President George E. Martin met with Panamanian alumni, current students and high school seniors who shared an interest in higher education and St. Edward’s University. The number of Panamanian students enrolled at St. Edward’s has grown from just one in 2012 to 10 in 2016.

How Texas' Foster Care System is Failing LGBTQ Youth

The Texas Standard  |  March 18, 2016

Adam McCormick, assistant professor of Social Work, says it's time for Texas to recruit foster parents who can commit to supporting and affirming children who are LGBTQ. 

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 8 Career Skills That Make You a Better Parent 

Fast Company | Feb. 11, 2016

Sara Villanueva, professor of Psychology, says using time management skills can help parents meet demands of science projects, PTA meetings and baseball practice while still enjoying parenthood.

Forget it, Ted. It's Iowa

Texas Tribune | Feb. 9, 2016

 Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, says U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz shouldn't take his victory in the Iowa caucus to mean he's guaranteed the presidency. 

 4 Tips For College Students Beginning the Job Search

College Recruiter | Jan. 18, 2016

How do recent college graduates find an entry-level job? Ray Rogers, director of Career & Professional Development, shares four strategies. 

 Architecture's Top Prize Goes to a Jury Favorite, Alejandro Aravena

Dallas Morning News | Jan. 13, 2016

Alejandro Aravena, a Chilean architect who designed The Village, which houses Hunt, Le Mans and Johnson residence halls at St. Edward's University, won the 2016 Pritzker Prize, an award that honors a living architect with significant achievements.

Pritzker Prize for Architecture is Awarded to Alejandro Aravena of Chile

The New York Times | Jan. 13, 2016

Alejandro Aravena, a Chilean architect who designed The Village, which houses Hunt, Le Mans and Johnson residence halls at St. Edward's University, won the 2016 Pritzker Prize, an award that honors a living architect with significant achievements.

Why It's Never Too Late to Go Back to School

Huffington Post | Jan. 8, 2016

Lori Eggleston, director of New College Support Services, gives three reasons to go back to school and get a degree. 

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Closing a Malware Security Loophole

Science Daily | Dec. 7, 2015

Bilal Shebaro, assistant professor of Computer Sciences, co-created a security system add-on that can detect the spread of malware to a computer and block it before it can harm a computer network.

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2015's Best and Worst College Cities and Towns in America

WalletHub | Dec. 7, 2015

Leora Rockowitz, assistant director of Admission, says academic opportunities, cost and location are essential when choosing the right college.

How Cruz's Strategy to Support Drumpf Could Propel Him to the Top

Texas Tribune | Oct. 16, 2015

What do Rodney Dangerfield, The Cold War and Star Wars contribute to presidential politics? Our own Brian Smith, professor of political science, pulls it all together in this TribTalk commentary.

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St. Edward's Professor on Pope in America

KVUE | Oct. 1, 2015

Professor of Religious and Theological Studies Steve Rodenborn reflects on Pope Francis' visit to the U.S.

Free Speech is No Excuse for Muslim-baiting

The Conversation | Oct. 1, 2015

Assistant Professor of Religious and Theological Studies, Jenny Veninga shares her views on free speech and respect for religion in The Conversation.

Mary Helen Specht and Nan Cuba

Texas Monthly | Sept. 30, 2015

Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric Mary Helen Specht - is featured in the October issue of Texas Monthly.

Parenting Teens is Tough, but Rewarding, St. Edward's Professor Sara Villanueva says in a new book

Austin 360 | Sept. 11, 2015

The teenage years can be frustrating for parents, but they can also be the most rewarding, says Sara Villanueva, professor of Psychology. 

4 Facts for International Students About Liberal Arts

U.S. News & World Report International Student Blog | Aug. 11, 2015

Director of International Admission Amy Kice provides perspective for international students interested in a liberal arts degree.

How to Influence Your Teen's Choices

KEYE | Aug. 10, 2015

Sara Villanueva, professor of Psychology and author of "The Angst of Adolescence," spoke with We Are Austin about how to parent teens.

4 Things Adult Students Should Look for When Choosing a School

Huffington Post | July 28, 2015

Lori Eggleston, director of New College Support Services, says the key to finding the right university for you is doing research first. 

5 Ways to Use Linked In to Get a Job

Huffington Post | July 16, 2015

Ray Rogers, director of Career & Professional Development, gives advice about how applicants can up their job-search game. One tip? Comb your hair. 

The Top 5 Questions to Ask a Financial Advisor Before You Even Apply

Huffington Post | June 19, 2015

The best way to navigate a university's financial aid process is to meet face-to-face with a financial aid advisor, says Lori Eggleston, director of New College Support Services. 

6 Ways to Think Like An Employer

Huffington Post | June 11, 2015

Ray Rogers, director of Career & Professional Development has six ways to show an employer that you are the perfect candidate for the job.  

Smith: Why You Should Care About the Texas Spending Cap

Austin American-Statesman, Opinion | May 12, 2015

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, explains what the spending cap is, and what potentially raising it means for Texans. 

Meet Nancy Green Schreiber, Dean, Bill Munday School of Business

Austin Business Journal | May 12, 2015

Nancy Schreiber, dean of The Bill Munday School of Business, is featured in an Austin Business Journal profile.

5 Ways to Effectively Manage Change

Austin Business Journal | April 3, 2015

Nancy Schreiber, dean of The Bill Munday School of Business, says although change is hard, it presents opportunities for organizations and individuals. 

St. Edward's, Capital Factory Partner to Accelerate Business School Ventures

Feb. 11, 2015 | Austin Business Journal 

Graduate students now have access to co-working space at Capital Factory, an Austin-based startup accelerator. 

Redefining Entrepreneurship - 4 Common Myths Debunked

Huffington Post | Jan. 7, 2015

David Altounian, assistant professor of Entrepreneurship, says you don't have to change the world to be considered successful. It's one myth he's working to disprove. 

When Students of Different Faiths Come Together, Why Can't We?