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Kellie Sauls Named Executive Director of the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs 

Kellie Sauls has been named executive director of the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs (OSAA) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Sauls will lead a number of strategic priorities for the LBJ School which include developing a comprehensive recruitment strategy to attract a diverse and high-quality student population; creating and implementing an effective admissions process; managing the development of a career management strategy, and overseeing a strategic alumni relations program. More . . . 


LBJ School 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. This award comes on the heels of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management’s (APPAM) David N. Kershaw Award and Prize, which Rai received in September for his contributions to the field of public policy analysis and management. More . . . 


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. With a history of national leadership in foreign and defense policy, Texas is home to rapid innovation in key policy areas, including national security, and a gateway to diverse international and global policy communities. More . . . 

 


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 received the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) annual “Public Service Matters” Spotlight honor for his contributions toward solving public sector problems. This award comes on the heels of two other awards received by Springer this fall.  More . . .