With over 30 firearms attacks at U.S. schools this year alone, Crook's humane examination of the ramifications of the nation's first major school shooting could not be more timely.
Texas prison inmates spend much of their time locked in enclosed concrete and metal structures, where temperatures often exceed 100 degrees during the summer months.
There aren't many women in the U.S. Congress. In fact we are nowhere near parity; less than 20 percent of our Representatives and Senators are women. Let's learn about some women who changed the face of politics in the U.S.
President Lyndon B. Johnson's leadership -- and that of Dr. Martin Luther King and the countless other courageous leaders of that generation -- rescued us all from the shameful legacy of slavery.
As a young woman I thought by the 21st century the hard work of ensuring social and economic justice for all Americans would be done.
In The McConaissance, McConaughey has become not an anti-hero, but an anti-matinee idol.
Scientists gathered in Alabama last month said their current research on impacts of the 2010 BP spill will help authorities deal with future disasters.
To fully grasp the significance of Charlie Strong's ascension to the pinnacle of college football, consider the story of how Bubba Smith became one of the most famous Michigan State Spartans -- not Longhorns -- of all-time.
The University of Texas at Austin is technically not a college. It's a university. That being said, what is going on? Also known as UT, an Andy Wa...
Alongside releasing its controversial findings on fugitive methane emissions caused by hydraulic fracturing on September 16, University of Texas-Austin also unveiled an industry-stacked Steering Committee roster for the study it conducted in concert with Environmental Defense Fund.
Pondering this question about Molly Ivins several times a day has become a new hobby of mine since the spectacular Senator from Fort Worth, Wendy Davis, stood up for 13 hours and basically destroyed the Republican Party in Texas.
Let's expand the current circumscribed conversation around affirmative action to include what is happening right this moment and how we might go about increasing college access for all children, but especially minority students.
Our vision is to be a change agent, industry and thought leader in promoting wellness in the fight against childhood obesity. We have an incredible call list of friends, activators, influencers and doers across the globe ready to join us in making this vision become a reality.
The undergraduate admissions policy, which some call "the Texas affirmative action plan," is designed to promote diversity in the student body. However, it is not the only "affirmative action plan" being used by UT.
Far from squandering state and federal resources, expanding educational opportunity and producing the multiculturally competent citizens and leaders that our nation and world will need is an investment with limitless payoff.
By upholding precedent, the Supreme Court will allow questions of race to be addressed in a pragmatic, constitutional manner rather than a political one.