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News November 28, 2016

Informing the Conversation: Dr. Julia Sweig, Leading Scholar on Cuba, U.S.—Cuba Policy Transformation and Castro Legacy

The LBJ School’s Dr. Julia Sweig is actively informing the conversation around Fidel Castro's legacy and what's next for Cuba and U.S. – Cuba relations following his death.

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Dr. Julia Sweig, LBJ faculty member and expert on Cuba and U.S.—Cuba policy
News November 21, 2016

LBJ Professor Michele Deitch Hosts Convening of Criminal Justice Experts in Austin, Texas

LBJ Professor Michele Deitch hosted a group of 50 criminal justice experts to focus on problems of poor prison and jail conditions.

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Michele Deitch speaks on prison oversight at a conference of criminal justice experts
News November 16, 2016

The LBJ School is Among the Sponsors of the 2016 HousingWorks Summit

The LBJ School is among the sponsors of the 2016 HousingWorks Austin summit Housing + Health: Building Blocks of Equity and Opportunity.

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News November 14, 2016

Kellie Sauls Named Executive Director of the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs at the LBJ School of Public Affairs

Kellie Sauls has been named executive director of the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs (OSAA) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

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LBJ School staff member Kellie Sauls
News November 3, 2016

LBJ Professor Receives $1.25 Million Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

The U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative awarded LBJ Professor Varun Rai $1.25 million to examine the motivations and factors that influence the technology adoption process to help boost state solar strategies and solar adoption research.

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Varun Rai and LBJ School colleagues celebrate $1.25 million Department of Energy grant
News October 28, 2016

National Security a Focus for Upcoming LBJ School Events

Numerous events throughout the fall and spring semesters will continue our growing focus on national security. These events, hosted by UT’s Clements Center for National Security , the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law and the Intelligence Studies Project , aim to expose

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News October 20, 2016

David Springer Awarded NASPAA’s "Public Service Matters” Spotlight Honor

David Springer, LBJ School professor and Director of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service, has been awarded the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) annual “Public Service Matters” Spotlight honor .

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David Springer talks about his award
News October 17, 2016

Irish and Northern Irish women completing at-home medical termination of pregnancy report benefits for health, well-being and autonomy, study finds

AUSTIN, Texas – In a recent study of characteristics and experiences of women in Ireland and Northern Ireland seeking and completing at-home medical termination of pregnancy (TOP) through online telemedicine, the vast majority of women had a positive experience and reported benefits for health,

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News October 12, 2016

The LBJ School’s Robert Hutchings Honored with 2016 Texas Humanitarian Award

Ambassador Robert Hutchings, who holds the the Walt and Elspeth Rostow Chair in National Security, is the recipient of the 2016 Texas Humanitarian Award.

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Ambassador Robert Hutchings of the LBJ School of Public Affairs
News September 30, 2016

LBJ Students Form the Heart of Texas Tribune Festival 2016 Social Media Street Team

LBJ students formed the heart of the Texas Tribune Festival’s social media street team, engaging panelists and attendees, as well as generating buzz through digital networks, producing more than 400 tweets over the course of the weekend.

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