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.

Former State Senator Don Huffines to challenge Gov. Abbott in Republican primary

Austin Statesman | May 11, 2021

David Thomason, assistant professor of Political Science, discussed the state of the GOP in Texas.

Commentary: Our democracy needs comprehensive civics education

San Antonio Express News | May 11, 2020

Two St. Edward's University Political Science students penned a commentary on the need for civics education in Texas.

As hot-button issues dominate Texas legislative session, Gov. Greg Abbott sends clear signals on some conservative priorities

Texas Tribune | May 10, 2021

David Thomason, assistant professor of Political Science, chimed in on the issues dominating the Texas legislative session.

North Texas colleges and universities are optimistic about returning to campus in the fall

Dallas Morning News | April 29, 2021

St. Edward's University's plan for a safe return to campus is highlighted.

Dr. Brian Smith talks about Biden's address to joint session of Congress

Fox 7 | April 28, 2021

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science and associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, weighed in on President Biden's address to Congress.

As debate swirls, colleges weigh whether to mandate COVID-19 vaccines

ABC News | April 27, 2021

St. Edward's University's decision to have Covid-19 vaccine mandate becomes part of the national dialogue.

St. Edward's University professor shares thoughts on Biden's global climate summit

Fox 7 | April 24, 2021

Peter Beck, professor of Environmental Science and Policy, shared his thoughts on President Biden's global climate summit.

Explaining the City of Austin Props with Dr. Brian Smith

Fox 7 | April 24, 2021

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science and associate dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, explained what local propositions were on the May ballot.

Review: A full-hearted outdoor staging of Shakespeare's 'Twelfth Night' at St. Edward's University

Austin Statesman | April 20, 2021

The Mary Moody Northen Theatre received rave reviews for its production of "Twelfth Night."

Early voting begins: 8 propositions, including camping ban on ballot

Austin Statesman | April 20, 2021

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science and assistant dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, chimed in on the proposition on the May ballot.

Opinion: High school seniors - don't delay your college enrollment

Austin Statesman | April 19, 2021

Tracy Manier, vice president Enrollment Management, penned a commentary saying that students should not let the pandemic sidetrack their college aspirations.

What you need to know about colleges requiring the covid-19 vaaccine for the fall 2021 semester

Seventeen | April 16, 2021

Justin Sloan, vice president of Institutional Effectiveness & Planning, explained how the Covid-19 vaccine policy will work this fall.

Why we need to talk about Chauvin's drug-related defense

Psychology Today | April 15, 2021

Kelly E. Green, associate professor of Psychology, critiqued the drug-related defense tactics used in the George Floyd murder trial in her latest blog. 

5 keys to going alcohol free

Psychology Today | April 8, 2021

Kelly E. Green, associate professor of Psychology, gives advice on how to curb drinking in her latest blog.

Can Colleges Require Students to Get the Covid Vaccine?

Teen Vogue | April 8, 2021

St. Edward's University is part of a small group of colleges that have announced Covid-19 vaccination policies in preparation for fall.

A growing number of US colleges and universities requiring students to get Covid-19 vaccinations

CNN | April 8, 2021

St. Edward's University becomes one of the first universities in nation to require COVID-19 vaccine this fall for in-person activities.

Covid-19: North Korea, Citing Pandemic, Will Skip Tokyo Summer Olympics

New York Times | April 5, 2021

St. Edward's University becomes one of the first colleges in the nation to announce a Covid-19 vaccination policy.

Virginia Is First Southern State to Ban 'Trans Panic' Defense for Murder, Assault

Newsweek | April 2, 2021

Carsten W. Andresen, assistant professor of Criminal Justice, testified before Virginia lawmakers in support of a ban against the gay and trans "panic" defense.

Hunter Biden and Demi Lovato are Addiction Recovery Heroes

Psychology Today | April 5, 2021

Kelly E. Green, associate professor of Psychology, wrote a commentary on how celebrities sharing their addiction recovery stories can help erase stigmas.

Hunter Biden's shocking tell-all is important. Here's why.

USA Today | April 1, 2021

Kelly E. Green, associate professor of Psychology, weighed in on how Hunter Biden's new book can help others in addiction recovery.

Immigration takes center stage in Biden's first press conference

Fox 7 | March 31, 2021

David Thomason, assistant professor of Political Science, discussed the Biden administration's immigration policy.

New Jersey State Police's first 100 years charcterized by racial prejudice

The Conversation | March 11, 2021

Carsten W. Andresen, assistant professor of Criminal Justice, penned an article based on his study of the New Jersey State Police.

Biden aims to usher US into 'next phase' of pandemic in speech

Fox 7 | March 11, 2021

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science and assistant dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, discussed Biden's plans for facing the pandemic.

UT-Austin won't require SAT or ACT scores for 2022 applications due to Covid-19

Texas Tribune | February 25, 2021

Drew Nichols, dean of Admissions, discussed test-optional policies for college admissions.

GOP beat Texas Democrats in voter registration, turnout in 2020, post-mortem shows

Dallas Morning News | February 24, 2021

David Thomason, assistant professor of Political Science, shared his views on voter turnout in the 2020 election.

Volunteers are leading Austin's post-storm recovery

Vice | February 24, 2021

David Thomason, assistant professor of Political Science, spoke about the Texas ERCOT system and its failure during the winter storm.

Wofur sind barte gut? Das sagen Evolutionsbiologen

National Geographic Germany | February 24, 2021

Sarah Mittal's, assistant professor of Marketing, research on the affect of salespeople's beards was highlighted.

Virginia is nearing a ban on gay & trans "panic" defenses in criminal trials

LGBTQ Nation | February 23, 2021

Carsten W. Andresen, assistant professor of Criminal Justice, shared insights on the gay and trans "panic" defenses.

Texas Crisis Shows Disaster Politics is Dividing America

U.S. News & World Report | February 22, 2021

David Thomason, assistant professor of Political Science, spoke about the inherent politics in Texas' power grid.

Texas winter storms: 1 went 55 hours without power in freezing austin. At least I'm alive

USA Today | February 18, 2021

Jena Heath, professor of Media Studies and assistant dean of the School of Arts and Humanities, penned an op-ed on her family's experiences during the winter storm.

8 Propositions on the ballot for May election in Austin

Fox 7 | February 10, 2021

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science and assistant dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, explained the propositions on the ballot for the May election.

Trump impeachment trial over role in Capitol riot open today

KVUE | February 10, 2021

Brian Smith, professor of Political Science and assistant dean of the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, weighed in on the impeachment trial of former President Trump.

Texas political experts discuss impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump

KVUE | February 9, 2021

David Thomason, assistant professor of Political Science, chimed in on the impeachment trial of former President Trump.

Early data shows white drivers got more breaks for hands-free cellphone violations

WCVB Boston | February 5, 2021

Carsten W. Andresen, assistant professor of Criminal Justice, was asked to review traffic stop data in Massachusetts for an investigative report on bias arrests.

City certifies group's petition to put Austin camping ban on May ballot

KXAN | February 5, 2021

David Thomason, assistant professor of Political Science, explained a camping ban on the ballot.

Council selects Natasha Harper-Madison as next Austin Mayor Pro Tem

Fox 7 | January 28, 2021

David Thomason, assistant professor of Political Science, spoke about the Austin City Council's selection for a mayor pro tem.