Women Living in Fear Choose Migration, Despite the Risks of Violence

Texas Standard | May. 2, 2019

Laurie Cook Heffron, professor of Social Work, spoke about how Central American women migrating to the U.S. often face violence and abuse throughout their journey.

How Bumble Grows its Buzz: Austin Company Harnesses Star Power to Lead Marketing Charge

Austin Statesman | Apr. 26, 2019

Debra Zahay-Blatz, professor of Marketing, spoke about the use of celebrities in marketing strategies.

Commentary: Oral History Connects Us When We're Too Often Shouting

Austin Statesman | Apr. 26, 2019

Jena Heath, professor of Journalism, wrote an op-ed on how oral history projects can build community.

Central American Women Fleeing Violence Experience More Trauma After Seeking Asylum

Associated Press | Apr. 25, 2019

Laurie Cook Heffron, assistant professor of Social Work, wrote an article about the emotional and physical toll that seeking asylum takes on migrant women and their children. 


St. Edward's University Plans Restaurant at Former El Gallo Site

Austin Statesman | Apr. 19, 2019

St. Edward's University spoke about their plans to lease the former El Gallo site to a restaurant.

Commentary: Civics Education Legislation is Important for the Future of Texas

Austin Statesman | Apr. 13, 2019

David Thomason, assistant professor of Political Science, and his colleague Jamie Carroll, a doctoral student at The University of Texas at Austin, co-wrote an op-ed encouraging the passage of two civics education bills.

Commentary: Empower Citizen Science to the Benefit of Us All

Austin Statesman | Apr. 12, 2019

Gary Morris, Dean of the School of Natural Sciences, penned an op-ed about citizen science and why all Texans should be involved.

Religious Freedom Bill could make LGBTQ Youth with Mental Illness Even More Vulnerable

Dallas Morning News | Apr. 3, 2019

Adam McCormick, professor of Social Work, and his student Meagan Biscamp penned an op-ed asserting that Senate Bill 17, a bill allowing state-licensed workers to deny services based on religion, would be harmful to LGBTQ youth.

Art Show marks Farmworkers Awareness Week

Austin Chronicle | Mar. 27, 2009

In celebration of National Farmworker’s Awareness Week, St. Edward’s College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) held its first art exhibition with Bon Appetit Management Company.

Heartland Confrence honors for St. Edward's

Fox7 Austin | Mar. 7, 2019

Andre Cook was named conference Coach of the Year for leading the Toppers to a 25-3 record.

"Now or Never," An Exhibition of Work by St. Edward's Photo Alumni

Tribeza | Mar. 1, 2019

“Now or Never” showcased the work of eight photo alumni (all of whom graduated in 2007 or 2008): Jaime Alexis, John Clendenen, Monika Kratochvil, Michelle Leedy, Brandon Maxwell, Jessy Price and Ryan Slack.

Credit Cards for Fair Credit

WalletHub | Mar. 1, 2019

Camelia Rotaru, professor of Finance, gave advice on what to look for in a credit card.

Impact of Cohen's Testimony is yet to be Seen

KXAN | Feb. 28, 2019

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, weighs in on the impact of Michael Cohen's testimony to Congress.

Bohls: Inspiring Coach has put St. Edward's on the Map

Austin American Statesman | Feb. 22, 2019

Men's basketball coach Andre Cook was profiled for driving the team's success this season.

The Three Musketeers

Austin Chronicle | Feb. 22, 2019

A critic's review of Mary Moody Northern Theatre's The Three Musketeers.

Field of Democratic Presidential Candidates hits 9 with Klobuchar Announcement

CBS KEYE | Feb. 11, 2019

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, discussed the growing field of Democratic presidential candidates.

Winners and Losers: When Texas House's Powerful Committee Slots Were Assigned, Who Came Out on Top

Austin American Statesman | Jan. 28, 2019

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, spoke about the most powerful committee assignments for the Texas legislative session.

Sometimes a Pill Just Won't Do

KMFA | Jan. 14, 2019

Tomas Yufik, associate professor of Psychology, spoke about the benefits of music therapy.

Dennis Bonnen has Spent Half his Life in the Texas House. Is He Ready to Run it?

Texas Tribune | Jan. 8, 2019

Richard Daly, professor of Religious Studies, spoke about newly-elected Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen's time at St. Edward's University.


In Austin, a New Git-er-Done House Speaker. But is it the Same Old Legislature?

Fort Worth Star Telegram | Jan. 9, 2019

Richard Daly, professor of Religious Studies, discussed St. Edward's alum and newly-appointed Texas Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen.

For this New Year, a Home of Better Things to Come

Austin American Statesman | Jan. 3, 2019

James Puglisi, associate director of Campus Ministry, gives advice on how to approach a new year. 

Julian Castro launches Exploratory Committee for 2020 Presidential Bid

CBS KEYE | Dec. 13, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, discusses Julian Castro's first step toward a possible 2020 presidential bid.

Politeness in U.S. Spanish

The Academic Minute | Dec. 12, 2018

Emily Bernate, assistant professor of Spanish, explains her linguistics research, which is focused on politeness in U.S. Spanish. 

Spanglish in Academia

Texas Public Radio | Nov. 16, 2018

Emily Bernate, assistant professor of Spanish, spoke about politeness techniques for U.S. Spanish speakers, which varies from native Spanish speakers.

Iranian Civil Aviation hit Again as US Sanctions Return

Al-Monitor | Nov. 15, 2018

Ali Dadpay, professor of Economics, discussed how U.S. sanctions might affect the Iranian airline industry.

Beto O'Rourke, the Promising Hipster from Texas Democrats

Catalunya Radio | Nov. 1, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, spoke about Beto O'Rourke's political chances in the Senate race.

Best Field Research

Austin Chronicle | Nov. 1, 2018

Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve was recognized as the best location for field research.

Chemists Share their Lab Superstitions

Chemical & Engineering News | Nov. 1, 2018

Raychelle Burks, assistant professor of Chemistry, shared her lab superstitions.

Universities Play a Key Role in Austin's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Silicon Hills News | Oct. 4, 2018

David Altounian, Interim Dean of the Bill Munday School of Business, discussed the academic environment that fuels the Austin tech scene.

St. Edward's Receives $1.5 million NSF Grant

KUT | Oct. 4, 2018

Professor of Biological Sciences Andrea Holgado discussed her team's $1.5 million National Science Foundation grant.

Cutting High School Cosmetology Programs Would Block a Vital Path to Economic Mobility

Dallas Morning News | Sep. 17, 2019

Adam McCormick, an assistant professor of Social Work, discusses a proposed plan by the Texas Education Agency that would eliminate all cosmetology programs across Texas.

Q&A: National Video Game Day

KXAN | Sep. 12, 2019

Robert Denton Bryant, assistant professor of Visual Studies, discusses what you need to know about children playing video games.

These are Texas' Best Universities, According to U.S. News

Austin Business Journal | Sep. 10, 2019

St. Edward's University was ranked No. 12 among regional universities in the West.

Brett Kavanaugh Hearings

Fox 7 | Sep. 4, 2019

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, shares his thoughts over Kavanaugh's nomination and hearings.

Discussing John McCain's Legacy

Fox 7 | Aug. 28, 2019

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, talks about the legacy John McCain leaves behind.

State Rep. Travis Clardy Becomes Fifth Candidate for House Speaker

Statesman | Aug. 20, 2019

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, discusses State Rep. Travis Clardy's intention to run for Texas House speaker.

$510,000 Awarded to 10 Startups at Inaugural MassChallenge Texas Finale

Austin Business Journal | Aug. 20, 2019

Erika Schwarz Taylor, visiting assistant professor of Biology, and EQO of Austin win $100,000 in non-equity cash.

Arriesgando Todo — Risking Everything for Family

San Antonio Express News | Aug. 11, 2019

Laurie Cook Heffron, assistant professor at St. Edward's University, discusses the effect that the enacted zero-tolerance and restrictions on asylum has had on families.

Immigration and Border Securtiy Central to Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke Senate Race

El Paso Times | Aug. 10, 2019

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, comments on the issues of family separation and immigration in regards to the Texas Senate race.

New Space Takes Shape on Campuses to Encourage Learning, Collaboration

Education Dive | Aug. 7, 2018

St. Edward's University and a learning-spaces manager have developed six specially configured spaces that will allow for collabortation and exploration and help improve learning and student success.

Growth-Stage Investors Needed in Austin, Report Says

Austin Business Journal | Aug. 3, 2018

David Altounian, assistant professor of Entrepreneurship, conducted a study that underlined the need for strategies to recruit out-of-market investors targeting growth-stage startups.

How New Classrooms Can Help Professors Think More Deeply About Teaching

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Aug. 3, 2018

Laura Lucas, a learning-spaces manager at St. Edward's University, talks about helping faculty evolve their teaching practices when using active-learning classrooms.

University Partnership Aims to Boost Bilingual Teachers in Texas

KXAN | Jul. 27, 2018

Arcelia Hernandez, assistant professor of Bilingual Education, talked about a new partnership between Austin's school district and St. Edward's University that encourages students to become dual-language instructors.

Texas Teen Book Festival Returns to Austin to Write Another Chapter

Austin Statesman 360 | Jul. 26, 2018

Texas Teen Book Festival announced this year’s line-up for the one-day book festival, held in October.

Two Austin Schools Land on Best Colleges in Texas List

Austin American Statesman | Jul. 26, 2018

St. Edward’s University ranked 11th on a list of the best colleges in Texas.

The Case for Assessment

Inside Higher Education | Jul. 19, 2018

Matthew DeSantis, assistant director of Assessment, wrote an opinion piece on the need for assessments in higher education.

Austin Marathon Impact on Austin

CBS KEYE | Jun. 26, 2018

Ali Dadpay, professor of Economics, talked about the growing economic impact of the Austin Marathon.

Austin Marathon Economic Impact Surpasses $37 Million

Austin Business Journal | Jun. 25, 2018

Ali Dadpay, professor of Economics, unveiled an economic impact study on the 2018 Austin Marathon.

After 30 Years, Sister Donna Leaves St. Edward’s a Better Place

Austin Statesman | Jun. 23, 2018

Before retirement, Sister Donna was profiled in a piece that highlighted her contributions to St. Edward’s University over a 30-year career at the university.

Separating Kids from Parents at the Border Mirrors a ‘Textbook Strategy’ of Domestic Abuse, Experts Say

Business Insider | Jun. 16, 2018

Laurie Cook Heffron, assistant professor of Social Work, discussed how the policy that leads to the separation of families mimics domestic abuse. 

St. Ed's Scientists Head to Hawaii to Study Volcano's Toxic Gas

KXAN | Jun. 14, 2018

Gary Morris, Dean of the School of Natural Sciences, and Paul Walter, professor of Physics, spoke about air quality research conducted at Mount Kilauea in Hawaii.

Discussing U.S. and North Korea Summit

Fox 7 Austin | Jun. 11, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, discussed what to expect from a meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. 

2018's Best Cities for Gamers

WalletHub | Jun. 7, 2018

Robert Denton Bryant, Director of Game Development, weighed in on new trends in the gaming industry.

Rotting Fish Art Explodes, Causes Fire in London Gallery

Live Science | Jun. 5, 2018

Raychelle Burks, assistant professor of Chemistry, discussed the chemistry that led to an accidental explosion of rotting fish art.

Educators Disagree on What We're Learning from Statewide STAAR

Fort Worth Star-Telegram | Jun. 1, 2018

Bill McHenry, associate professor of counseling education, penned an op-ed about the effectiveness of the STAAR exam.

Higher Education Guide: News Updates from Austin-area Colleges

Community Impact News | May. 31, 2018

St. Edward's University was highlighted in a special Central Texas higher education guide.

Special Session may be needed to make Large-scale School Safety Changes in Texas

CBS Austin KEYE | May. 29, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, said it is unlikely that Texas Governor Greg Abbott will call a special session to discuss school safety changes.

Familiar Name, Black Voters Helped Cole win in House District 46

Austin Statesman | May. 23, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, commented on the race for House District 46.

Youth in Texas Foster Care need Empathetic Sex Education

Texas Tribune | May. 22, 2018

Adam McCormick, associate professor of Social Work, and his student Rachel Bono co-authored an opinion piece about the importance of sexual education for youth in foster care.

What Texas Parents Need to Know about STAAR

Texas Tribune | May. 18, 2018

Bill McHenry, associate professor of counseling education, authored an opinion piece about the STAAR test, offering parents guidance on how to decipher the results.

How Can Parents Raise Boys Who are Respectful of Women? Start with the Word No

Dallas Morning News | May. 17, 2018

Adam McCormick, assistant professor of Social Work, and two undergraduate students co-authored an opinion piece about raising boys who are respectful of women.

Connection Issues Delay STAAR Online Testing

KXAN | May. 15, 2018

Bill McHenry, associate professor of Counseling Education, said that environmental factors, such as delays, may influence STAAR test results.

Computer Language Classes Cannot Teach the Communications Skills Kids Learn in Foreign Language Classes

Dallas Morning News | May. 11, 2018

Emily Bernate, assistant professor of Spanish, wrote an op-ed about the importance of world language courses.

St. Edward's Scientists Studying Hawaiian Volcano for Climate Change Clues

KXAN | May. 8, 2018

Mark Spychala, a research scientist, discussed the eruption of Mount Kilauea volcano and the related climate research happening at St. Edward's University.

Dallas Democrat Launches Unlikely Bid for Texas House Speaker

Austin Statesman | May. 3, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, weighed in on why State Rep. Eric Johnson, D-Dallas, would vie for House Speaker.

Iran's Standoff with the U.S. has Paralyzed Markets and Businesses

Bloomberg News | Apr. 26, 2018

Ali Dadpay, professor of Economics, discussed Iran's decision to switch from the dollar to the euro for official accounting. 

Texas' Beer History and Culture Now Being Archived at St. Edward's University

Austin Statesman's Austin 360 | Apr. 26, 2018

Megan Blair, a librarian, started an archive for Austin's craft beer history at St. Edward's University.

State of Texas: High Stakes in Cruz Vs. O'Rourke Race for Senate

KXAN | Apr. 9, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, chimed in on the high-profile race for Senate. 

Weather Balloons, the Girl Scouts and the Unicorns

Tumble Podcast | | Apr. 6, 2018

Gary Morris, Dean of the School of Natural Sciences, spoke to a Brownie troop about the science of weather balloons.


Austin Statesman | Mar. 20, 2018

Jena Heath, associate professor of journalism, discussed why some people have a complicated relationship with the news.

Seen/Soon March 2

Austin Chronicle | Mar. 2, 2019

Michelle S. Polgar, Theatre Managing Director, received the Actors' Equity Association's Lucy Jordan Award, given annually to an individual who shows a lifetime commitment to the theatre and to helping other theatre artists. 

Democrats Enjoy Rise in Turnout, but Still Lag Far Behind Republicans

Houston Chronicle | Mar. 7, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, shares his thoughts on Democratic turnout in the Texas primaries.

Texas School Districts Struggle to Recruit Bilingual Certified Teachers

Texas Tribune | Feb. 21, 2018

Arcelia Hernandez, professor of Education, discussed the challenges faced by bilingual teachers.

Skipping the Polls: How Can Texas Improve on a Dismal 46 Percent Voter Turnout

KVUE | Feb. 21, 2018

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science, talked to KVUE about voting patterns 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. 

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. 

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'.

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

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 harassment.

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.

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 | 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.  

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.

State of Texas: President ties border wall to DACA Deal

KXAN | Jan. 7, 2018

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

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.

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.

Tumultous Time at White House

Fox 7 | Dec. 10, 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.

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. 

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.

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 entrepreneurship post-service.

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 traumatic event are likely to develop PTSD and the necessity of intervention.

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.

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.

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. 

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. 

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. 

Science Studio: Ozone

Texas Standard | Sep. 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. 

NMSU faculty, students use weather balloons to test ozone levels

USA Today | Sep. 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 | Aug. 3, 2017

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

Tech Companies are Thriving in Austin – the Hard Way

Inc. | May. 1, 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 | Apr. 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.

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.

Guide To Forensic Science Careers

Learn How To Become | Jul. 20, 2019

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. 

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.

52 Of The Worst Parenting Tips Parents Get

Reader's Digest | Jul. 20, 2019

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

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.

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

Career Builder | Sep. 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. 

The Backyard Buffet

Tribeza | Sep. 1, 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.

How to Navigate Your Child's Adolescence

On Point | Sep. 19, 2016

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

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

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Sep. 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.

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.

The Complicated Process of Adding Diversity to the College Syllabus

The Atlantic | Jul. 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.

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

Fast Company | Jun. 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 | Apr. 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 | Apr. 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 | Apr. 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 | Mar. 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 | Mar. 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 | Mar. 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. 

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. 


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.

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.

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 | Sep. 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 | Sep. 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 | Jul. 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 | Jul. 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 | Jun. 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. 

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 | Apr. 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

Austin Business Journal | Feb. 11, 2015

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.