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News April 4, 2016

Laura Huffman named recipient of the 2016 LBJ School Alumni Association Distinguished Public Service Award

Laura Huffman is an exemplar of what it means to dedicate oneself to advancing the public good. – Dean Angela Evans The LBJ School of Public Affairs and the LBJ School National Alumni Board are pleased to announce the 26 th recipient of the Distinguished Public Service Award ( DPSA ), Laura Huffman

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News March 24, 2016

The LBJ School's "New Voices in Civil Rights" Series to Continue with Inimai Chettiar's "Civil Rights and Mass Incarceration"

On March 24, 2016 at 12:15 PM, the LBJ School will host “Civil Rights and Mass Incarceration,” a lunchtime talk with Inimai M. Chettiar, as part of the New Voices in Civil Rights Speaker Series . The event will be held in room 3.122 at 12:15 p.m. The event is open to the public, but registration is

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News March 2, 2016

LBJ School Food Researcher Raj Patel Dives Deep into Food Politics with New 'Secret Ingredient' Podcast on KUT

Award winning academic and writer LBJ School professor Raj Patel and veteran food-politics writer Tom Philpott have teamed with Rebecca McInroy, a seasoned producer at KUT, Austin's NPR affiliate, to launch The Secret Ingredient , a bi-weekly podcast that "won't tell you what to eat, but will

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News March 1, 2016

The LBJ School to Participate in Annual "Explore UT" Weekend March 5th

Held annually at UT Austin, Explore UT aims to inform students, parents, teachers and community members from across the state about the importance of the public research institution and higher education in Texas. The day-long event invites Texans of all ages to experience robust research

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News January 29, 2016
News January 28, 2016

UT Austin Establishes Center to Study Race and Democracy (CSRD) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs

CSRD to Host Inaugural Conference Feb. 8 and 9 in Austin AUSTIN, Texas, January 26, 2016 — The University of Texas at Austin has established The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, which will host its inaugural national conference

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News October 21, 2015

Alumni Corner: Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda

In this "Alumni Corner", we speak with LBJ Alumnus Daniel Sepulveda (Ambassador, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State) about his career path, what attracted him to public service, and the value of his LBJ degree. Name: Ambassador Daniel

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News March 31, 2015

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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News September 9, 2014

Students from Texas, Mexico and Israel Study Leadership at LBJ School

This summer, the LBJ School hosted students from Mexico’s Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) , Israel’s Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC), and from the LBJ School for a cultural exchange and professional development course focused on developing leadership skills.

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News September 8, 2014

LBJ School Welcomes 2014 Incoming Class at Annual Orientation and Gone to Texas Event

The LBJ School of Public Affairs welcomed its newest incoming class of students with a week of orientation activities that culminated with "Gone to Texas," which featured a reception hosted by Dean Robert Hutchings and a march to the UT Tower for a special presentation of music, student videos and inspirational speakers. The LBJ School orientation week featured a series of events ranging from information sessions on academic and research opportunities to social events, all with the aim of providing an opportunity for new students to become comfortable as the newest members of the LBJ School community.

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