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News June 26, 2017

LBJ Student Policy Research Project Supports Collaboration Among Area Service Providers in Addressing Poverty

A 2016-17 Policy Research Project led by the LBJ School’s Chris King focused on 2-Gen strategies in Central Texas to streamline and coordinate the services provided to families to help them improve their economic situation.

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News June 23, 2017

LBJ Professors Receive "Insight to Innovation" Grant Awards

LBJ Professors Joshua Busby and David Eaton have each earned grant awards from The University of Texas at Austin's IC2 Institute to support their ongoing global research.

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Joshua Busby and David Eaton
News June 15, 2017

LBJ School Student-Drafted Legislation Passes House Higher Education Committee

Six LBJ School students wrote a bill to improve coordination between high schools and higher education institutions regarding dual-credit courses.

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News May 31, 2017

LBJ Student Annie Jones Appointed by Governor to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Dual-degree LBJ School/Texas Law student Annie Jones has been appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, which oversees all public post-secondary education in the state.

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LBJ School student Annie Jones
News May 30, 2017

LBJ Professor Charlee Garden Discusses Leadership on the Forty Acres

The Texas Edge program brings the best of The University of Texas at Austin to alumni and friends across the nation and around the globe, giving audiences an up-close look at how UT is changing the world.

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Charlee Garden at Texas Edge event
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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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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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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