Alumni Spotlights and Events

Alumni Spotlights and Events

News February 9, 2017

Alumni Throwback: LBJ Alumna, Georgia House Minority Leader (D - 89) Stacey Abrams Delivered the 16th Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum Keynote

LBJ Alumna (MPAff ’98) and House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly (D –89) Stacey Abrams delivered the 16th Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum Keynote in February 2012 at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin.

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Stacey Abrams speaks at the 2012 Barbara Jordan National Forum
Media Mention December 22, 2016

Mastercard Inc Names Shamina Singh Global Sustainability Lead

LBJ School of Public Affairs alumna Shamina Singh's new role at Mastercard Inc puts her in charge of overseeing the company's sustainability efforts.

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News August 23, 2016

Celebrating the Class of '77: Turning Dreams Into Achievements

For 45 years, we've been producing thinkers and doers with the passion and imagination to attack today's challenges.

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The Class of 1977
News July 18, 2016

LBJ School graduate shaping Republican Party conversation with platform amendment on same-sex marriage

LBJ School graduate Rachel Hoff, who made history as the first openly gay person to sit on the Republican Platform Committee, presented an amendment to the committee last week that would acknowledge the shifting sentiments towards same-sex marriage within the Republican Party. Hoff, who serves as a

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Rachel Hoff, Image courtesy of CSPAN
News June 8, 2016

Texas State Director for The Nature Conservancy and Award-Winning LBJ Alumna Laura Huffman Delivered the 2016 LBJ School Commencement Address

AUSTIN, Texas, June 2, 2016 - Laura Huffman, Texas State Director for The Nature Conservancy and recipient of the LBJ School alumni association’s 2016 Distinguished Public Service Award, delivered the formal commencement address to the LBJ School of Public Affairs class of 2016 on May 21, 2016 in

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News May 17, 2016

LBJ School Alumnus O’Neill Named UT Graduate School’s 2016 Outstanding Alumnus

LBJ School alumnus Joseph O'Neill (MPAff ‘73) has been named UT Graduate School’s Outstanding Alumnus for 2016. This award recognizes an alumnus/a of the Graduate School for academic or professional achievements since graduating from the university. LBJ School Dean Angela Evans noted, “Joe has

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News May 6, 2016

Texas State Director for The Nature Conservancy and Award-Winning LBJ Alumna Laura Huffman Delivered the 2016 LBJ School Commencement Address

AUSTIN, Texas, June 2, 2016 - Laura Huffman, Texas State Director for The Nature Conservancy and recipient of the LBJ School alumni association’s 2016 Distinguished Public Service Award, delivered the formal commencement address to the LBJ School of Public Affairs class of 2016 on May 21, 2016 in

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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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Media Mention March 31, 2016

Jacqueline Homann (MGPS 2015) - Three young Chattanoogans provide new way to analyze school spending

I think that policy makers tend to make better decisions when they have better information, and there is a well-informed and engaged public advocating for where they want the community to go to. David Eichenthal, senior fellow at the Metro Ideas Project Joda Thongnopnua, center, David Morton, left

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Media Mention March 22, 2016

The Q&A: Laura Huffman (MPAff 1991)

With each issue, Trib+Water brings you an interview with experts on water-related issues. Here is this week's subject: Laura Huffman is the state director of the Nature Conservancy in Texas. The Nature Conservancy released a new interactive online application called the Texas Freshwater Explorer,

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