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Angela Evans Named Dean of LBJ School of Public Affairs

Angela Evans has been appointed dean of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. Evans is a former deputy director of the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service and has served as a clinical professor at the LBJ School since 2009. “Angela is the right

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Dorn Elected Chair of Kettering Foundation

Edwin Dorn, professor of public affairs and former dean of the LBJ School, has been elected Chair of the Board of Directors of the Kettering Foundation, with offices in Dayton, Ohio, Washington D.C., and New York City. The Kettering Foundation, chartered in 1927 and founded by Charles F. Kettering

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PRI Awards 2015-16

The resources available through the Urban Program and International Program of the Policy Research Institute (PRI) are an important asset to the LBJ School. The Urban Program provides funding for research projects on public policy issues of metropolitan areas, regionalism and inter-governmental

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Public Leadership Degree Propels Gregory McGhee’s Career

Gregory McGhee always knew he wanted a career in public service, following in the footsteps of his role models such as Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King, Jr. Although he held a management position with the U.S. Department of Education and a law degree from Tulane, he believed there was more he could do to make a difference in the world.

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Winter Break Schedule 2015: December 23, 2015 - January 4, 2016

Winter Break Schedule 2015 Over the Holiday Break—December 23, 2015 until January 4, 2016—the University and the LBJ School will be officially closed. However, students, staff, and faculty with electronic swipe cards will still have access to the building. Should an emergency or problem arise

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Seton and The LBJ School’s Center for Health and Social Policy launch Innovative Research Partnership

Seton Healthcare Family and The LBJ School of Public Affair’s Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) are seeking proposals to study health interventions with the potential to improve how health care and services are delivered. To encourage leading research faculty and personnel to help inform

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Longhorn Nation Unites during 40 Hours for the Forty Acres to Support UT Austin

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs invites alumni, students, faculty members, staffers and friends to rally during its 40 Hours for the Forty Acres fundraising campaign, LBJ Giving Day, on Wednesday, April 8, through Thursday, April 9. “40 for Forty” brought in more than $125,000 in

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The LBJ School Welcomes the Incoming Class of 2017

The LBJ School of Public Affairs has opened its doors to a new class of incoming students who come to Austin from locations around the world. In addition to the United States, students from Canada, China, Germany, Grenada, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Mexico, Switzerland, Turkey and Venezuela have

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Leading Latin America and Cuba Scholar Julia E. Sweig Joins LBJ School

AUSTIN, Texas, February 11, 2015 - Dr. Julia E. Sweig, an eminent scholar of international relations in the Americas, has been appointed Senior Research Fellow at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. A public intellectual renowned for successfully

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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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