Faculty Research and Achievements

Faculty Research and Achievements

News June 23, 2017

LBJ Professors Receive "Insight to Innovation" Grant Awards

LBJ Professors Joshua Busby and David Eaton have each earned grant awards from The University of Texas at Austin's IC2 Institute to support their ongoing global research.

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Joshua Busby and David Eaton
Media Mention June 15, 2017

Digital Disruption And Creative Destruction

Global Finance rates the top financial innovations of the last 30 years, looking at where we are, where we’ve come from and how we got from there to here. LBJ Professor James Galbraith lends his expertise.

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The First web server: This is the NeXT workstation used by Tim Berners-Lee in building the World Wide Web. It is shown here as displayed in 2005 at Microcosm, the public science museum at CERN, the particle physics laboratory outside Geneva.
Media Mention June 15, 2017

With shift on Cuba, Trump could undercut his company’s hotel-industry rivals

By rolling back Obama-era policies that allowed more private business investment in Cuba, President Trump would be leveraging the power of his office, like others who came before him, to shift Washington’s approach to the communist island. The LBJ School's Julia Sweig, a leading international

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Media Mention June 9, 2017

The Texas Ten

Will Inboden, an associate professor of public affairs and the director of the Clements Center for National Security, is among this year’s Texas Ten.

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LBJ School faculty member William Inboden
Media Mention June 5, 2017

Year-round school is booming — but its benefits are over-hyped

People tend to blame academic setbacks on summer vacation, but LBJ researcher Paul von Hippel says the real culprit is economic in nature.

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News May 30, 2017

LBJ Professor Charlee Garden Discusses Leadership on the Forty Acres

The Texas Edge program brings the best of The University of Texas at Austin to alumni and friends across the nation and around the globe, giving audiences an up-close look at how UT is changing the world.

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Charlee Garden at Texas Edge event
Media Mention May 23, 2017


Around the world, people are sharing expressions of outrage, concern and solidarity with the people of Manchester, England. Dr. William Inboden served as the senior director for strategic planning on the National Security Council under President George W. Bush, and is currently Executive Director

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The Manchester Arena, where Monday's terrorist attack took place.
Media Mention May 21, 2017

State of Texas: The threat of a special session

There’s just over a week to go in the legislative session. But state lawmakers learned that they may have to spend a little more time in Austin than they expected. On Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick promised to push lawmakers toward a special session unless House members approve two controversial

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News May 18, 2017

Early Medical Abortion Using Medication and Online Telemedicine can be Highly Effective and Safe

Medical abortion using online telemedicine and self-administered medication can be highly effective with low rates of adverse events according to new research from Abigail Aiken , an assistant professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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LBJ faculty member Abigail Aiken
Media Mention May 17, 2017

Seeking medical abortions online is safe and effective, study finds

Almost 95% of those seeking drugs and advice online safely ended their pregnancy without medical intervention, say LBJ Professor Abigail Aiken, although women should still be wary of scammers.

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Photograph: Fatima Faizi for the Guardian