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Sports' Body Politics
The ethics behind data mining athletes' emotions
Screens Story  March 10, 2016, by Kahron Spearman
"...Daron K. Roberts, founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation at the University of Texas, expresses apprehension..."

A Dram Held High for Ed Miller
KUTX folk sage is shown the door after 43 years on-air
DAILY Music  August 29, 2014, by Chase Hoffberger
"...A Scottish singer-songwriter who moved to Austin in 1968 to study folklore and geography, he successfully lobbied for a Celtic folk program that debuted March 1, 2009. He assumed sole leadership of Folkways shortly afterward..."

Toros Trading Fuqua for Former NBA Champion and Mavs Broadcaster Darvin Ham
DAILY Sports  April 4, 2008, by Matt Moore
"...Ham served as a studio analyst for the Mavs playoff run in 2006 for Fox Sports Southwest, and made it deep into the Mavs' cuts in training camp. Ham is averaging 10 points, six rebounds, and two assists per game, and could provide valuable size and most importantly, veteran leadership for the Toros as they head to the playoffs...."

Summer Camp Guide
Features Story  April 28, 2006, by Nora Ankrum and Wayne Alan Brenner
"...$165-185 ($135-155, members). YMCA also offers a Teen Leadership Program where campers plan their own field trips and activities..."

'The NFL Beat': 2012 Draft Needs
An inside look at all 32 teams
DAILY Sports  February 11, 2012, by Alex Dunlap
"...Broncos Kirk Davis of is telling me: The Broncos needs are at CB, MLB, DT, and RB. They will need someone to replace Brian Dawkins’ vocal and emotional leadership as well..."

What's Wrong with Public Housing?
The remarkable turnaround of the city's Housing Authority
News Story  August 31, 2001, by Mike Clark-Madison
"..."You saw that with the inspections; residents played a crucial role in making that a success. Residents want to be a part of what we're doing." And they are, through the tenant councils and the citywide advisory council -- also chaired by Wanstrom, a self-described "up-front loudmouth activist" whose many leadership roles "sort of keep me off the streets." When it comes to empowering the residents, she says, HACA is "way the hell far ahead of the curve for housing authorities."..."

Megachurch Miracle
Believers Flock to Bigger, Some Say Better, Churches
News Story  December 19, 1997, by Kayte Van Scoy
"...Meanwhile, leaders like Praise's Carson don't help matters much when they play themselves up. Carson's framed visage graces more walls around Praise than the Marlboro Man does along the highway, but Carson doesn't apologize for his leadership style..."

The Chips Are Down
Budget balancing picks up speed – and it's anything but fun and games
News Story  June 26, 2009, by Wells Dunbar
"..."As far as the cadet class is concerned, whether we reach an agreement or not, we're gonna fight for that class. It's critical we have that." Leffingwell, who personally facilitated the discussion behind the scenes, says negotiations will be delicate, both between union members and their leadership and the union and the city..."

Our readers talk back.
Columns  May 3, 2002
"...John Hernandez is, in my opinion, the best candidate for that job. He has 17 years of experience as an auditor, extensive community involvement on boards like Zachary Scott, the Austin YMCA, and Leadership Austin, and an ongoing commitment to underserved parts of our community and educational excellence...."

Res Publica
Your do-good guide for Nov. 20-27
News Story  November 21, 2008
"...EXECUTIVE WOMEN IN TEXAS GOVERNMENT hosts a collection of panels, workshops, and keynotes to help you develop leadership and management skills while you network. 7am-5pm..."

Our readers talk back.
Columns  December 28, 2001
"...Not all of us chose to leave because of the new school leadership. Some moved out of state with their families, and I accepted a position at ACC, a career opportunity I couldn't refuse..."

City Centerpiece
Columns  July 31, 1998
"...Our current Board deserves credit - they stepped in to govern when many volunteers were complacent and unwilling to serve. However, I do not feel that a foundation for future leadership is being put in place and it's clear that the station is coming apart at the seams...."

Public Notice
Columns  December 12, 1997, by Kate X Messer
"...100, 472-8788 Vacuum cleaner Truck in good condition Optical level (transit) 11/2 HP portable compressor (for pneumatic tools) with tee and two 50" hoses Four 4' levels and three 6' levels Scanner Three come-alongs for concrete work One bull float with ratcheting handle for concrete work (Marshalltown brand) Industrial ice machine for full-size freezer Site supervisors: to lead the construction efforts of volunteers in building a Habitat house. Must be skilled in construction, leadership, and enjoy working with volunteers..."

University of Texas' RTF Dept. Launches UT3D
Moody Foundation grant funds first-ever 3-D production curriculum
DAILY Screens  February 28, 2013, by Kimberley Jones
"...In addition to receiving leadership from current Radio-Television-Film faculty members, UT3D will draw upon industry professionals — directors, technicians, producers and executives — to mentor students, including the executives and production team from SD Entertainment...."

Accepting the Challenge
Meet the candidates for AISD Board of Trustees.
News Story  March 29, 2002, by Jordan Smith
"...Wahrmund said she believes the district should provide a stronger support system for novice teachers and needs to attract more experienced teachers into Austin's low-performing schools, while recruiting quality principals to provide clear and communicative leadership. "Then the really good teachers will follow," she said..."

From Court to the Courts
25 Years of Title IX: Gender & Equity
  August 22, 1997, by Lisa Tozzi
"..."Sports participation helps you develop confidence as a person," says Johnston High's Athletic Director Mike Szymarek. "You see more and more women in leadership roles in corporate America who had participated in team sports when they were younger." The relationship between Title IX and the launching of womens' professional basketball is not lost on Szymarek...."

Living With the USA
  December 25, 1998, by Rich Malley
"...That is no longer the case. With Kramer's leadership, USA has become an increasingly activist and media-savvy organization..."

Our readers talk back.
Columns  March 8, 2002
"...We desperately need real leadership and bold action or Austin will very soon be just another polluted McMetroplex. We won't get either one -- from the incumbents or any challengers -- if we ignore the historic record or fail to ask "where's your plan?"..."

Sara Hensley Turns Over a New Leaf
The new PARD director has big ideas – to realize them, she'll have to raise big bucks
News Story  July 24, 2009, by Katherine Gregor
"..."She's really shaken things up in six months, and I love it," Shade continued. "We have terrific leadership now..."

The Life and Times of Gus Garcia
City Council Member Gus Garcia retires after more than 30 years of public service
News Story  June 2, 2000, by Daryl Slusher
"...The council appointed only one Hispanic to the HRC. Hispanic leadership demanded more representation..."

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