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UT Austin Experts Available to Speak About Tragedy Related to Police Shootings

In light of recent events in Dallas, Baton Rouge and Minnesota, UT Austin has experts available to speak on any number of topics from law enforcement tactics to the psychology of tragedy.

Memorial Day and Veterans

History experts at UT Austin are on hand to address veterans affairs and war in the context of Memorial Day.

Memorial Day Travel

Many people will kick off the Memorial Day Weekend and the summer with a car trip. Last year, AAA Travel said 37.2 million Americans traveled 50 miles or more from home during Memorial Day. Numbers that are expected to increase this year. The University of Texas at Austin has a wide variety of experts available with backgrounds ranging from traffic congestion to autonomous vehicles to transportation planning and policy-making.

Zika Virus

As the spread of the Zika virus continues to generate worldwide concern, UT experts hailing from a range of disciplines are available to offer perspective, from health policy and communication to biology and entomology.

Vietnam War Summit

The Vietnam War Summit held April 26-28 at the LBJ Presidential Library at UT Austin dives into a range of topics in an attempt to shed light on the lessons and legacy of the war.

2016 Presidential Election

From campaign strategy to policy issues to voting rights, faculty experts at UT Austin are poised to give insight for coverage of the presidential election.

Texas Legislative Session

As lawmakers convene to tackle complex issues for the state, experts at The University of Texas at Austin can provide rich commentary and insight based on years of research and work in the field.

Texas Tribune Festival

The eighth-annual Texas Tribune Festival held Sep. 27-29 at UT Austin dives into a range of topics that affect all Texans. Faculty members from across campus offer expertise on the issues addressed by sessions and speakers in the festival's tracks.

For journalists covering the upcoming Texas legislative session, specialized guides to experts who can provide rich commentary and insight are available online at