News Category: Rural Development

A Playbook for Resiliency:

May 13, 2020

How we approach the challenge of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic will define the Texas that we live in going forward. A Playbook for Resiliency: Creating Opportunity for All Texans outlines nine principles and associated actions for an inclusive and more resilient Texas.

UT's new Urban Lab hopes to improve Texas cities

Nov. 1, 2019

Urban Lab Director Steven Pedigo talks with the Alcalde about the lab's mission, why Texas is the right setting for his work, and the challenges facing Austin.

Rural entrepreneurship in Texas gets boost from UT Austin research projects

June 12, 2019

Four LBJ School faculty members are exploring entrepreneurship in Texas's rural areas and small cities around the world in a new initiative funded by the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin. Researchers in a variety of new IC2 projects will look at ways to promote economic development — including tracking regional entrepreneurship, promoting rural innovation networks and building economic resilience in areas where employment fluctuates with the cycles of the energy industry.