Austin approves resolution aimed at combating food insecurity in food-insecure areas

Austin Statesman | April 21, 2022

 The Civics Lab at St. Edward's met its goal when the Austin City Council approved a resolution addressing food insecurity. 

How Texas Became the Most Virulently Anti-Trans State in America

New York Magazine | April 5, 2022

Adam McCormick, associate professor of Social Work, weighed in on proposed anti-trans legislation in Texas.

15% of Austin faces food insecurity. A St. Edward's student project could be part of the solution

Austin Statesman | April 4, 2022

The Civics Lab, a group of 50 students from St. Edward's University, wants to help make a difference and is joining the efforts to improve food accessibility in Austin.

Austin research points to why birds seemed louder at the start of pandemic

KUT | March 29, 2022

Darren Proppe, research director of the Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve and Creative Research Center, and St. Edward's student Ederé Ohwobete shared findings from their environmental noise research conducted during the pandemic.

It’s Time to Double Pell Because All Students Deserve a Transformative Education

Diverse Issues in Higher Education | March 3, 2022

President Montserrat Fuentes penned an op-ed in support of the national effort to double the Pell grant award to make college more accessible for all.

Student-led advocacy group looks to introduce food accessibility initiative in Austin

CBS Austin | March 3, 2022

The Civics Lab, a student group, discussed their work to combat the growing problem of food accessibility in Austin. 

Transgender Texas kids are terrified after governor orders that parents be investigated for child abuse

Texas Tribune | March 1, 2022

Carsten Andresen, associate professor of Criminal Justice, weighed in on Governor Greg Abbott's order requiring state child welfare officials to launch child abuse investigations into reports of transgender kids receiving gender-affirming care.

Nine more women secure college and university president positions

University Business | March 1, 2022

President Montserrat Fuentes was one of five female presidents inaugurated over the week.

St. Edward's University holds inauguration for first Hispanic president

CBS Austin | February 27, 2022

St. Edward's University formally welcomed Montserrat Fuentes as the 24th president.

St. Edward's University inaugurates 1st Hispanic president

Fox 7 | February 27, 2022

St. Edward's University President Montserrat Fuentes' historic inauguration as the school's first Hispanic president was recognized. 

St. Edward's University to inaugurate first Hispanic president

KVUE | February 26, 2022

President Montserrat Fuentes was featured as the university's 24th president. 

St. Edward's University welcomes new president at inauguration ceremony

Austin Statesman | February 26, 2021

 Images of President Montserrat Fuentes and the inauguration ceremony were captured in a photo essay.

More evidence of racial bias seen in Massachusetts police stops than state news release suggests

WCVB Boston | February 11, 2022

Carsten Andresen, associate professor of Criminal Justice, discussed the racial bias found in a study of traffic stops conducted by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security.

The State Board of Education seat that represents Central Texas is up for grabs, here’s why it matters

KXAN | February 11, 2022

Brian Smith, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and professor of Political Science spoke about the State Board of Education elections.

Xi-Putin summit: Russia inches closer to China as ‘new cold war’ looms

The Guardian | February 3, 2022

Sharyl Cross, director of the Kozmetsky Center, shared her insights on the upcoming historic meeting of world leaders Xi Jinping of China and Vladimir Putin of Russian.

The Role Of Emotions In B2B Technology Marketing

Forbes Technology Council | January 19, 2022

Arie Brish, adjunct professor at The Bill Munday School of Business, penned a blog on the role of emotions in B2B technology marketing.

Biden's first year: early successes forgotten amid multiple crises

The National | January 19, 2022

Brian Smith, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and professor of Political Science, discussed President Biden's first year in office and the outlook for the Democratic party.

How Congress’ voting rights legislation could affect Texas election laws

KXAN | January 12, 2022

David Thomason, associate professor of Political Science, spoke about voting rights legislation that could affect Texas election laws.

Congressman Gohmert discusses AG candidacy, 2020 election, January 6 insurrection

KXAN | January 10, 2022

Brian Smith, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and professor of Political Science, spoke about the Texas governor's race and 2020 elections.

OPINION Commentary: Divergent masking policies, disparate infection rates

Austin Statesman | January 11, 2022

Nicholas Long, professor of Political Science, wrote an op-ed on area school district masking policies. 

Nueva presidenta de St. Edward’s, comprometida con la misión de la Santa Cruz

Catholic Spirit | January 10, 2022

President Montserrat Fuentes discussed the university's commitment to the Holy Cross mission and its focus on student success.

What new Texas laws go in effect in 2022?

Austin Statesman | January 9, 2022

Brian Smith, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and professor of Political Science, spoke about new laws taking effect in 2022.

Student commission prepares to tackle affordable housing crisis

Austin Monitor | December 7, 2021

The Austin Monitor covered a new effort by the city's College Student Commission to create a work group to study the city's affordable housing crisis as it pertains to students. 

Michigan bills would ban so-called gay, trans panic defense

WKAR Michigan State University | December 6, 2021

Carsten Andresen, associate professor of Criminal Justice, spoke on the ongoing efforts to ban gay/trans panic defenses in Michigan.

Learning Curve Management Of New Products And Services

Forbes Technology Council | November 22, 2021

Arie Brish, adjunct professor in The Bill Munday School of Business, wrote an article on the learning curve management of new products and services for the Forbes Technology Council.

McConaughey said he won't run for Texas governor. What does that mean for Beto and Abbott?

Austin Statesman | November 30, 2021

Brian Smith, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and professor of Political Science, discussed Matthew McConaughey's decision not to run for Texas governor and what it means for Democrat Beto O'Rourke and Gov. Greg Abbott.

Gohmert's Entry Scrambles Crowded Race For Texas Attorney General

Houston Chronicle | November 24, 2021

Brian Smith, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and professor of Political Science, discussed the already heated political race for Texas Attorney General.

Independent Voters Key As O'Rourke Challenges Abbott In 2022

CBS Austin | November 15, 2021

Brian Smith, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and professor of Political Science, weighed in on Beto O'Rourke run for Governor on Texas.

Opinion: Transportation Choices Matter In The Fight Against Climate Change

Austin Statesman | November 14, 2021

David Thomason, associate professor of Political Science and director of The Civics Lab, and student Desi Tsacalis penned an op-ed on transportation choices and the environment.

Student Group Expands Garden, Plants Sustainability In St. Edward's University Culture

KVUE | November 13, 2021

Twin brothers Luke and Ethan Tobias were featured for their work in transforming a once-neglected Student Garden behind Teresa Hall. 

New Survey Finds 82% Of Small Businesses Raising Prices Due To Inflation

KVUE | November 11, 2021

Sarah Mittal, assistant professor of Marketing, shared insights on how consumers will respond to rising prices.

St. Edward's University holds First-Generation Scholars week

CBS Austin | November 10, 2021

Sonia Briseno, director of CAMP, and CAMP students Vince Martinez and Arianna Vacio discussed the first-ever First-Generation Scholars Week celebration at St. Edward's.

Early Voting Ahead Of Nov. 2 Election Down Slightly From 2019

KERA News | October 29, 2021

Brian Smith, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and professor of Political Science, discussed early voter turnout ahead of the Nov. 2 election

Opinion: LGBTQ Youth Suffer While Texas Agency Plays Politics With Website

Austin Statesman | October 18, 2021

Adam McCormick, associate professor of Social Work, wrote an op-ed in response to "top child welfare officials at the Department of Family and Protective Services" removing a webpage that provided resources for LGBTQ youth.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Latinas In Tech Community Grows In Austin

| October 15, 2021

Andrea Holgado, chair and professor of Biological Sciences, and Math Senior Ruvi Esmeralda Jaimes spoke about the growth of Latina women in tech to close out Hispanic Heritage Month.

Central Texas Universities Highlight Federal Support For Hispanic Students

Austin Statesman | October 13, 2021

Gloria White, director of sponsored programs, and Ruvi Esmeralda Jaimes, a Mathematics major and first-generation student at St. Edward's, represented St. Edward's on a Hispanic Serving Institutions panel brought together by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn.

Addicted America: The Importance Of Relationships In Addiction Recovery

CBS Austin | September 24, 2021

Kelly Green, associate professor of Psychology, spoke about the importance of relationships in the addiction recovery process, and shares skills for improving relationships from her new book.

Would More Police Impact Austin's Rise In Gun Violence?

Austin Statesman | September 16, 2021

Carsten Andresen, associate professor of Criminal Justice, chimed in on public safety issues.

10 Ways To Drink Responsibly

Psychology Today | September 16, 2021

Kelly Green, associate professor of Psychology, discusses drinking responsibly and harm minimization strategies for "America's sweetheart substance."

Critical Race Theory Is An Important Tool In Better Understanding How Religion Operates In America

The Conversation | September 15, 2021

Tiffany Pruett, adjunct professor of Religious Studies, wrote an article on critical race theory and its place in the study of religion.

This Week In Texas Politics: Second Special Session Ends

Fox 7 | September 3, 2021

Brian Smith, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and professor of Political Science, weighed in on the end of the second Special Session of the state legislature.

The Myth Of An ‘Addictive Personality’

Mel Magazine | September 2, 2021

Kelly Green, associate professor of Psychology, delivered insights about the complexities of addiction.

Vice President Kamala Harris visiting El Paso, U.S.-Mexico border

Fox 7 | June 25, 2021

Brian Smith, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and a political science professor, discussed Vice President Harris' visit to the Texas border.

Remote education inspires new ways to teach chemistry lab courses

Chemical and Engineering News | June 22, 2021

Eamonn F. Healy, professor of Chemistry, discussed how he redesigned his organic chemistry course for online learning.

New political party hopes to make inroads in Texas

Spectrum News | June 21, 2021

Brian Smith, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and professor of Political Science, shares his thoughts on a new political party launching in Texas.

This week in Texas politics: Immigration, ERCOT and Juneteenth

Fox 7 | June 18, 2021

Brian Smith, associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences and professor of Political Science, discusses the border, election laws, ERCOT and Juneteenth.

‘The Great State of Hate’: Texas Declines to Ban ‘Gay/Trans Panic’ Defense

Texas Observer | June 18, 2021

 Carsten Andresen, assistant professor of Criminal Justice, shares his research on gay/trans panic defense in Texas.

Politifact: Chip Roy

PolitiFact | June 11, 2021

Carsten Andresen, assistant professor of Criminal Justice, provides fact checking regarding Austin's murder rate.

St. Edwards’ students, staff, and faculty can now access more health services on campus

KXAN | June 8, 2021

Ascension Medical Group Seton partners with St. Edward's to provide health services to the university community.

Texas Standard: June 4, 2021

Texas Standard | June 4, 2021

 Kathy Valentine 21 discussed her induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and earning her degree from St. Edward's.

After dropping out of college, Austin's Lorenzo Canseco, a former EMT, heads to med school

Austin Statesman | May 28, 2021

Spring graduate Lorenzo Conseco shared his story of returning to college and achieving his dream of going to medical school.

Texas Legislation Would Require Schools to Teach ‘Informed American Patriotism’

Yahoo News! | May 17, 2021

St. Edward's student Michael Baumgartner, a representative of Civics 4 Y’all, a student-led advocacy group working to provide young Texans with civic engagement opportunities, chimed in on proposed civics education legislation.

It's 'a crowning achievement.' Kathy Valentine on the Go-Go's Rock Hall of Fame induction

Austin Statesman | May 13, 2021

Musician and author Kathy Valentine 21 was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and graduated from St. Edward's this spring.

Checkered history: At 100, NJ State Police confronts racist past, notes stellar feats

New Jersey Herald | May 11, 2021

Carsten Andresen, assistant professor of Criminal Justice, shared insights on the history of the New Jersey State Police.