RGK Center Restore Rundberg researchers provide context in this KVUE article about weekly neighborhood walks to foster community and reduce illegal activity.
RGK Center in the News
Neighbors walk for change in crime-ridden neighborhood
Persuading Americans to act on climate change
In this article, RGK Center Associate Professor Joshua Busby and co-author Bethany Albertson draw attention to the appeals that best persuade the U.S. public on climate change. Using an experimental design, Drs. Busby and Albertson assessed a diverse sample of 330 participants on their responses to four different appeals. The experiment yielded some surprising results particularly with regard to the impact that varying degrees of climate change knowledge had on participant response to the persuasive messaging.
Photography project works to give voice to students in Rundberg neighborhood
Angela Baucom and Shubhada Saxena, graduate students in the RGK Center’s Portfolio in Nonprofit Studies, are featured in a Daily Texan article about a Restore Rundberg afterschool program at Dobie Middle School.
Social Entrepreneurship Gives New Opportunity For College Graduates And Teachers Alike
The Dell Social Innovation Challenge, created in 2007 at the RGK Center, is described as part of a larger trend towards socially-conscious career choices among recent college graduates. Read full article.
Meet the 2013 Dell Social Innovation Challenge Winners
Dr. Francie Ostrower is the recipient of a $3.5 million grant from The Wallace Foundation to study how performing arts organizations can develop approaches to attracting new audiences with the aim of generating useful lessons for arts organizations across the nation.
RGK Center Student Research Informs $20 Million State Initiative; Wins James W. McGrew Research Award
RGK Center students at the LBJ School of Public Affairs published a report on mental health services for Texas veterans that informed priorities for the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute. The MMHPI was instrumental in the passage of SB 55.
Dr. Francie Ostrower Invited by IAE Paris Sorbonne Graduate Business School to Serve as Visiting Professor
RGK Center Professor of Public Affairs and Fine Arts Francie Ostrower will serve as Visiting Professor at the IAE Paris Sorbonne Graduate Business School during the last week of June.
July 28, 2015 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Join us for a generative community discussion on leadership, diversity and how to create a more inclusive nonprofit sector.