RGK Center in the News

Neighbors walk for change in crime-ridden neighborhood

KVUE (ABC) - 04/13/2015

RGK Center Restore Rundberg researchers provide context in this KVUE article about weekly neighborhood walks to foster community and reduce illegal activity.

Persuading Americans to act on climate change

The Monkey Cage (The Washington Post) - 04/08/2015

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

The Daily Texan - 09/18/2014

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

Forbes - 03/07/2014

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

Dell - 04/05/2013

Latest News

July 22, 2015

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.

June 9, 2015

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.

June 3, 2015

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.

Events

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.