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Gone to LBJ: Meet some of the newest members of the LBJ School

Congratulations! You’re among the LBJ School’s entering class of 2017 and The University of Texas at Austin, an iconic, world-renowned institution. You’ve chosen to build your future on our legacy of bold, fearless action. Make every day count, because you are about to change the world.

News August 16, 2017

LBJ School Crook Fellows Intern Across the Globe

The LBJ School provides grants through the Crook Program to support students undertaking summer internships for non-profit, non-governmental or governmental organizations that conduct development projects in the developing world.

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Crook Fellow Kathleen Whitton at the Uganda equator
News August 16, 2017

LBJ Archer Fellows Live, Work in Nation's Capital

During the summer of 2017, four LBJ School students were selected as Graduate Archer Fellows, affording them the opportunity to live and work in the heart of our nation’s capital.

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Four Archer Fellows in Washington, DC
News August 9, 2017

SXSW PanelPicker: Vote for LBJ at SXSW

PanelPicker is the official SXSW user-generated session proposal platform, and the LBJ School has two panels up for vote! Amplify the LBJ School’s SXSW presence and vote during PanelPicker Community Voting from August 7 – August 25.

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Media Mention August 21, 2017
Krugman's Right, Reagan's Tax Changes Increased Inequality - They Were Meant To As Well

"Paul Krugman doesn't quite get the connection between tax changes and inequality right I'm afraid. He is correct in that the amount of tax being paid by the rich is about the same, those Federal tax rates on them did dip and then climb again, meaning there's not been a great deal of difference over the decades. However, the bit he's missing is that the Reagan tax changes were deliberately engineered in order to increase income inequality. No, really, I've been told this directly by Jamie Galbraith, the person who was working on that 1986 change," writes Tim Worstall in Forbes. 

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Media Mention August 20, 2017
Why is NASA testing bomb-grade materials for its Mars mission?

Regrettably, to power its Mars mission, NASA’s Goddard Space Center is trying to develop a nuclear reactor fueled by weapons-grade, highly enriched uranium — the stuff of the Hiroshima bomb — threatening to undermine decades of progress in phasing out such dangerous material from reactors worldwide to reduce risks of nuclear terrorism and proliferation, writes LBJ professor Alan Kuperman.

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Media Mention August 19, 2017
Historians: 'Defending history' is complicated in the US

History's most enduring lesson is that change happens from the bottom up, says LBJ professor Peniel Joseph.     

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News August 16, 2017
LBJ Archer Fellows Live, Work in Nation's Capital

During the summer of 2017, four LBJ School students were selected as Graduate Archer Fellows, affording them the opportunity to live and work in the heart of our nation’s capital.

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News August 16, 2017
LBJ School Crook Fellows Intern Across the Globe

The LBJ School provides grants through the Crook Program to support students undertaking summer internships for non-profit, non-governmental or governmental organizations that conduct development projects in the developing world. 

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News August 15, 2017
LBJ School Professor Lodis Rhodes, Lifelong Educator

Lodis Rhodes, whose teaching career spanned 42 years at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, died on August 3, 2017. He was 71 years old.

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