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  • The Father of Environmental Justice | Ensia Interview
Kudos to our Dean – Dr. Robert Bullard who was interviewed by Mary Hoff (Ensia – Editor in Chief).  Ensia showcases environmental solutions in action and is powered by the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota. Once again “showcasing / highlighting” our school. <<Veiw>>.   June 16, 2014
  •  How To Write A Good Grant Proposal

The Barbara Jordan – Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University presents "How To Write A Grant Proposal". Date: May 27, 2014 from 1:30P.M to 2:30P.M. Doctoral students should try to attend this seminar on grant writing. It could be very useful when applying for fellowships or in your future academic career.<<Flyer>>

  • Allying Universities and Communities for Environmental Justice, a symposium and round-table discussion

The Barbara Jordan – Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University and the University of Texas Environmental Science Institute are collaborating to present a symposium and round-table discussion on integrating Environmental Justice themes into college education and research projects.  The event will be held on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, in the Student Activity Center (SAC) Room 2.032, Legislative Assembly Room at the University of Texas at Austin. Invited speakers include Dr. Beverly Wright, Professor of Sociology and founding director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice at Dillard University and Dr. Robert Bullard, Dean of the Barbara Jordan – Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University.  Texas Southern University graduate students, N. Jenise Young, Jamila Gomez, and Steven Washington will present their environmental justice research during a student panel discussion.  For more information please visit April 28, 2014.

  • Earth Month – TSU - 2014

Texas Southern University (TSU) held its annual Earth Day/Arbor Day activities on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 from 10 am – 2 pm, hosted by the Buildings and Grounds Department and the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs (BJML SPA).  Check out the photos here. April 24, 2014.  

  • Student Climate Change Conference. 

Dillard/TSU 2nd Annual HBCU Student Climate Change Conference April 17-19, 2014 - TSU UPEP students are scheduled to present at the conference: Go to the conference website here. View and download Final Agenda & Schedule.  Live  and Prerecorded Broadcasting link *HERE*. All Speakers will be broadcast live.

  • Annual National Association of Environmental Law Societies Conference. 

Highlights of 26th Annual National Association of Environmental Law Societies (NAELS) Conference held at Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, March 28-29, 2014, Harvard Law Today, April 10, 2014. See conference video here. 

  • Earth Month Event: TSU to Host Houston Premiere of “Come Hell or High Water: The Battle for Turkey Creek” Documentary, April 9, 2014

Derrick Evans talk after the screening of the video was equally compelling and passionate. To learn more about the Turkey Creek Land Trust <Here>

  • NAACP Climate Justice Leader Featured Speaker for TSU Black History Month 

Houston, TX - March 1, 2014 Jacqui Patterson the featured keynote speaker for Black History Month at Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs Black History Month Lecture Series was simply amazing. About 55 people were in attendance. Check out the other links that tied into her talk. NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice ProgramJust Energy Policies: Reducing Pollution and Creating JobsCoal Blooded: Putting Profits Before People,” For more information on Ms. Patterson’s work <HERE> Event power point **Here**

  • Administrative of Justice - Forensic Scientist Dr. Mozayani appointed to commission. 

Dr. Ashraf Mozayani, (March 28, 2014) Professor of Administration of Justice and Executive Director of our Forensic Science Learning Lab (FSLL) appointed by Governor Rick Perry to serve on the State of Texas Forensic Science Commission. Read full story (here) 

As part of the 20-year anniversary, a team of researchers from the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs at Texas Southern University released “Environmental Justice Timeline and Milestones, 1964-2014” (Full Text) a report that chronicles environmental justice milestones, accomplishments and achievements of the Environmental Justice Movement in the United States over the past five decades, beginning with the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 signed by President Lyndon B. Johnson