Advocates Podcast

 

UT Advocates Podcast: Sen. Kirk Watson on the Dell Medical School

State Senator Kirk Watson discusses the Dell Medical School, its new dean, and how UT is like Kevin Bacon. Kirk Watson (D-Austin) represents most of Travis and...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Powers Becomes AAU Chair

UT president Bill Powers has been elected chairman of the Association of American Universities, a prestigious group of more than 60 North American research universities....

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Seton and the Dell Medical School

Seton Healthcare president Greg Hartman discusses how UT, Seton, and the Travis County health district are poised to transform health care in Central Texas. Greg...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Poor State of (Civic) Affairs

A new study finds shockingly low rates of civic participation in Texas. We talk with the Strauss Institute’s Regina Lawrence about the findings and what they...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Martinez Fischer Predicts More Questions for Regents—and a Win for the Spurs

San Antonio Democrat Trey Martinez Fischer talks about his tough questions for UT regents, and how legislators are looking ahead to a hard-working summer. Trey...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Scott Braddock on UT and the 83rd Legislature

The Quorum Report journalist takes us through the final days of the Texas Legislature—and UT’s role in state politics. Scott Braddock writes about Texas...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Sen. Hegar on Regents, Guns, and UT vs. A&M

State Sen. Glenn Hegar talks about shepherding the nominations process, UT’s proposed engineering epicenter, and his thoughts on campus carry. Republican...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Legislative Update

We review the progress of Texas Exes’ advocacy agenda at the Capitol, and discuss what advocates can do to affect its outcome. Daniel Becka is the director...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Sen. Judith Zaffirini

Veteran state Senator and Distinguished Alumna Judith Zaffirini, BS ’67, MA ’70, PhD ’78, Life Member, (D-Laredo), talks about the UT Board of Regents,...

 
 

UT Advocates Podcast: Invest in Texas Campaign

Fresh from a successful lobbying day, student leaders explain the issues they’re pushing at the Texas Legislature. Michael Redding is UT’s graduate...

 
 
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