University of Texas’ Ad School Taps Lisa Bennett to Run New Real-World Program

She'll be executive director of The Lab, a student-run agency designed to give participants practical advertising and marketing experience

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Lisa Bennett has worked at major agencies such as Leo Burnett and DDB Worldwide. University of Texas

The Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations (SRS) at the University of Texas (UT) appointed longtime agency executive and Texas native Lisa Bennett as executive director of The Lab, a new practice within the school, designed to provide students with practical experience in the advertising and marketing industry.

@zanger Doug Zanger is a senior editor, agencies at Adweek, focusing on creativity and agencies.