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News May 22, 2017

LBJ Students Tackle Yearlong Research Project on Mexico Security Challenges

Students offer policy recommendations to combat continued issues of drug trafficking and cartel violence.

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Students stand outside the Comision Nacional de Seguridad in Mexico City
News May 19, 2017

LBJ School Celebrates Class of 2017

The LBJ School Class of 2017 learned a lot along the way. Here, they share their best advice and favorite memories with the entering class.

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Students in academic regalia walk down stairs
News May 18, 2017

Early Medical Abortion Using Medication and Online Telemedicine can be Highly Effective and Safe

Medical abortion using online telemedicine and self-administered medication can be highly effective with low rates of adverse events according to new research from Abigail Aiken , an assistant professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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LBJ faculty member Abigail Aiken
News May 17, 2017

LBJ School Students Receive Top Honors for Outstanding Student Research

Three students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin are the recipients of the 2017 Central Texas American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) James McGrew Research Award, which recognizes outstanding student research in the field of public administration and/or public policy.

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LBJ students presented with an award for outstanding student research in the field of public administration and policy
News May 5, 2017

Policy Research Institute Provides LBJ School Faculty Opportunities for Worldwide Research

Policy Research Institute funding will grant 12 LBJ School faculty members the opportunity to pursue important research projects on complex, relevant policy issues.

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Map of the world with pins indicating regions where faculty are conducting supported research
News May 2, 2017

Dr. Cynthia Osborne Appointed to National Academy of Sciences Committee, Expands Research in Key Areas of Health, Social Policy

The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) has appointed Dr. Cynthia Osborne, associate professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and one of the country’s foremost health and social policy researchers, to a 12-member interdisciplinary committee tasked with reducing the

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Cynthia Osborne speaks at the podium at the Fatherhood Summit
News April 27, 2017

Research from the LBJ School Informs Raise the Age Bill

LBJ School faculty, students and alumni are working to transform the juvenile justice system.

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LBJ School alumnus and Texas Representative Gene Wu at the Texas Legislature
News April 27, 2017

Students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs Recognized for Excellence in Volunteerism

On Wednesday evening, students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin received university Tower Awards for “Outstanding Student Volunteer” and “Outstanding Student Organization.”

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Students accept a University of Texas Tower Award
News April 20, 2017

Alumni Highlight: Virginia Cumberbatch (MPAff '16), Director, UT Community Engagement Center

"At LBJ, I had the ability to be a leader at the school, to be part of committees and groups that have real impact, such as the diversity and inclusion committee."

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Alumna Virginia Cumberbatch, MPAff '16
News April 19, 2017

LBJ School Students Reinvent Diplomacy in Year-Long Policy Research Project

LBJ School students who took part in the “Reinventing Diplomacy” policy research project, led by professors Robert Hutchings and Jeremi Suri, explored how countries have changed the way they recruit, select, prepare and train diplomats in today’s global environment.

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A group of students with representatives from the American Foreign Service Association

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