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Student Activities

News May 22, 2017

LBJ Students Tackle Yearlong Research Project on Mexico Security Challenges

Students offer policy recommendations to combat continued issues of drug trafficking and cartel violence.

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Students stand outside the Comision Nacional de Seguridad in Mexico City
News May 19, 2017

LBJ School Celebrates Class of 2017

The LBJ School Class of 2017 learned a lot along the way. Here, they share their best advice and favorite memories with the entering class.

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Students in academic regalia walk down stairs
News May 17, 2017

LBJ School Students Receive Top Honors for Outstanding Student Research

Three students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin are the recipients of the 2017 Central Texas American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) James McGrew Research Award, which recognizes outstanding student research in the field of public administration and/or public policy.

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LBJ students presented with an award for outstanding student research in the field of public administration and policy
News April 27, 2017

Students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs Recognized for Excellence in Volunteerism

On Wednesday evening, students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin received university Tower Awards for “Outstanding Student Volunteer” and “Outstanding Student Organization.”

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Students accept a University of Texas Tower Award
News April 27, 2017

Research from the LBJ School Informs Raise the Age Bill

LBJ School faculty, students and alumni are working to transform the juvenile justice system.

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LBJ School alumnus and Texas Representative Gene Wu at the Texas Legislature
News April 19, 2017

LBJ School Students Reinvent Diplomacy in Year-Long Policy Research Project

LBJ School students who took part in the “Reinventing Diplomacy” policy research project, led by professors Robert Hutchings and Jeremi Suri, explored how countries have changed the way they recruit, select, prepare and train diplomats in today’s global environment.

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A group of students with representatives from the American Foreign Service Association
Media Mention April 18, 2017

Op-Ed: Let's Tackle Austin's Affordability Crisis Without Villainizing Newcomers

In this opinion piece, LBJ School student Christopher "Kaz" Wojtewicz (MPAff) calls on Austinites to face the city's affordability and transportation woes without villainizing newcomers.

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City of Austin, JORGE SANHUEZA-LYON / KUT
News April 13, 2017

The LBJ School Celebrates Students, Faculty, Staff Dedicated to Inclusive Community

The LBJ School of Public Affairs has named the winners of its inaugural Dean’s Advancement for Inclusion Awards, created to highlight the activities of LBJ students, faculty and staff dedicated to fostering an inclusive community.

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News April 3, 2017

LBJ School Students Compete at Penn Policy Proposal Challenge, Aim to Implement Proposal Locally

Master of Public Affairs students Haley Chambers, Christine Leal and Samuel Storey represented the LBJ School at the University of Pennsylvania Policy Proposal Challenge Invitational occurring March 24–26, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, making it to the semi-finals. UPenn2.jpg In this real-

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Three students at Philadelphia policy challenge
Feature March 24, 2017

Katie Naranjo, MPAff '17, Shares Benefits of LBJ School Experience

Katie chose the LBJ School as a place to continue her education in the policy process and build her public policy network.

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LBJ Student Katie Naranjo with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

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