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Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life

Upcoming Events

Campaign Bootcamp 2021

May 28-30th (CST) 

Campaign Bootcamp is a nonpartisan immersive program that provides attendees with the skills and knowledge necessary to prosper in the world of political campaigns. Not only will attendees gain a thorough understanding of political campaigns but, Campaign Bootcamp also equips participants with the skills needed to be an effective, efficient, and well-rounded campaign staffer. Registration is now open. 

2021 Denius Symposium on News Integrity

February 9th at 11:00 (CST)

The Denius Symposium, hosted by the Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life and the School of Journalism and Media, strives to stir conversation in the media about ethical values in the press. For this sixth annual ­Symposium, discussion will explore the time pressures in political reporting and election reporting. ­­­­

Dr. Sharon Jarvis will moderate the conversation with panelists:
Luqman Adeniyi, Organizational Leadership & Learning graduate ­­­­student at The George Washington University, previously of CNBC and CNN D­igital;
Abby Livingston of the Texas Tribune;
Allyson Waller of The New York Times;
Dr. Joe Cutbirth from UT Austin’s Moody College of Journalism and Media and Communication Studies.  

This is a free online event, however, those intrested in attending must RSVP in order to recive a meeting link.