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News August 16, 2017

LBJ Archer Fellows Live, Work in Nation's Capital

During the summer of 2017, four LBJ School students were selected as Graduate Archer Fellows, affording them the opportunity to live and work in the heart of our nation’s capital.

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Four Archer Fellows in Washington, DC
News August 16, 2017

LBJ School Crook Fellows Intern Across the Globe

The LBJ School provides grants through the Crook Program to support students undertaking summer internships for non-profit, non-governmental or governmental organizations that conduct development projects in the developing world.

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Crook Fellow Kathleen Whitton at the Uganda equator
News August 15, 2017

LBJ School Professor Lodis Rhodes, Lifelong Educator

Lodis Rhodes, whose teaching career spanned 42 years at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, died on August 3, 2017. He was 71 years old.

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Lodis Rhodes
News August 14, 2017

Gone to LBJ: Meet some of the newest members of the LBJ School

Congratulations! You’re among the LBJ School’s entering class of 2017 and The University of Texas at Austin, an iconic, world-renowned institution. You’ve chosen to build your future on our legacy of bold, fearless action. Make every day count, because you are about to change the world.

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2017 Gone to Texas: Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
News August 9, 2017

SXSW PanelPicker: Vote for LBJ at SXSW

PanelPicker is the official SXSW user-generated session proposal platform, and the LBJ School has two panels up for vote! Amplify the LBJ School’s SXSW presence and vote during PanelPicker Community Voting from August 7 – August 25.

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News August 9, 2017

LBJ/McCombs Professor Receives Top Honor for Achievements in Accounting and Education

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) announced Michael Granof, professor at The University of Texas at Austin, as the recipient of the 2017 AICPA Distinguished Achievement in Accounting Education Award.

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LBJ/McCombs Professor Michael Granof
News July 21, 2017

LBJ Crook Fellow Interns with Sustainability International to coordinate bioremediation efforts in the Niger Delta region

2017 Crook Fellow Amara Uyanna is interning with Sustainability International this summer in Nigeria, and updates us here on the environmental conditions of the Niger Delta region, where among other responsibilities she is coordinating bioremediation efforts in the area.

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Amara Uyanna poses with children in Nigeria
News July 21, 2017

LBJ Crook Fellow Interns with Artists for Soup, dedicated to reducing poverty through empowerment of women and children

LBJ student Jessi Stafford (MGPS) has taken a summer internship with Artists for Soup, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing hunger, malnutrition and poverty through empowering women and secondary school students. Stafford shares her observations on living in poverty in La Paz Centro, Nicaragua.

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Student Jessi Stafford with children in La Paz Centro, Nicaragua
News July 19, 2017

LBJ Professor Releases Book on the Challenges of Aging in Modern Society

Jacqueline Angel, a professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, has released a new book on the challenges of caring for the aging.

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Faculty member Jacqueline Angel in her office
News July 18, 2017

Pioneering Exchange: LBJ Student Explores China as Part of New Exchange Program with Fudan University

Each year, LBJ School students travel the world as part of a variety of foreign exchange partnerships. Kirt Smith (MGPS '17) spent a summer in Shanghai at Fudan University's School of International Relations and Public Affairs to deepen his knowledge of Chinese politics and experience with the Mandarin language.

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LBJ Student Kirt Smith stands in front of the Shanghai skyline

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