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The LBJ School and UT Austin Celebrate Giving Day

Starting April 8, LBJ School of Public Affairs alumni, students, faculty and staff have the opportunity to participate in the 2 nd annual 40 Hours for the Forty Acres Giving Day, a 40-hour celebration of giving benefiting the LBJ School and the University of Texas at Austin. Giving Day will kick

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Hutchings, Suri to Give Series of Public Book Talks on "Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful Diplomacy"

Ambassador Robert Hutchings , former LBJ School of Public Affairs dean, and Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and UT's Professor Jeremi Suri ( LBJ School and History) are beginning a series of public book talks focused on their recent release, Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful

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Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond Reflects on Past and Present Civil Rights Challenges

Veteran civil rights activist Julian Bond visited campus last Wednesday to reflect on past struggles of the civil rights movement and the challenges ahead. Bond’s keynote address was part of the LBJ School of Public Affairs’ 2015 Barbara Jordan Forum. Virginia Cumberbatch, a DDCE graduate student

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Call for Papers: The University of Texas at Austin Announces the “Bobby R. Inman Award” for Student Scholarship on Intelligence

The Intelligence Studies Project of the University of Texas at Austin announces the inaugural round of an annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security. The winner of the “Inman Award” will receive a cash prize of $

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Hutchings, Suri to Give Series of Public Book Talks on "Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful Diplomacy"

Ambassador Robert Hutchings , former LBJ School of Public Affairs dean, and Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and UT's Professor Jeremi Suri ( LBJ School and History) are beginning a series of public book talks focused on their recent release, Foreign Policy Breakthroughs: Cases in Successful

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Students Combat Wildlife Trafficking through Research and Action at The LBJ School

Through student-led research project, LBJ Professor Dr. Joshua Busby and LBJ students seek to change policy and address poaching crisis in collaboration with Congressional Research Service.

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308 Grace Street Brings Policy Career Dreams to Reality at LBJ School

From elementary school classmates to college roommates, Jason Wible, David Harris, and Brian Carver have been friends for 30 years and have shared a passion for public service. Though they are now geographically separated, the three remain close making frequent efforts to reunite with one another.

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CHASP Faculty Member and LBJ School Professor Paul von Hippel Finds Texas’ $37 Million PE Program Did Little to Reduce Obesity

Paul von Hippel , CHASP faculty member and LBJ Assistant Professor, conducted the largest study ever of a physical education (PE) program and recently had the findings published in peer-reviewed journal, Preventative Medicine: The effects of school physical education grants on obesity, fitness, and

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From Goose Creek, Texas to President of the Philanthropy Giant Ford Foundation: Darren Walker Understands Human Power and Need

Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, will deliver the commencement address to the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs Class of 2015 at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 23, in the LBJ Auditorium.

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Dr. Ruth Simmons, Former President of Brown University and Smith College to Deliver 2015 LBJ School Commencement Address

Dr. Ruth Simmons, the first African-American woman to serve as president of an Ivy League institution, assuming the top post at Brown University in 2001, will deliver the formal commencement address to the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs class of 2015, May 23, in the LBJ Auditorium. The

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