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News June 15, 2017

LBJ School Student-Drafted Legislation Passes House Higher Education Committee

Six LBJ School students wrote a bill to improve coordination between high schools and higher education institutions regarding dual-credit courses.

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News May 31, 2017

LBJ Student Annie Jones Appointed by Governor to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Dual-degree LBJ School/Texas Law student Annie Jones has been appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, which oversees all public post-secondary education in the state.

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LBJ School student Annie Jones
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
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 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
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 May 5, 2017

Policy Research Institute Provides LBJ School Faculty Opportunities for Worldwide Research

Policy Research Institute funding will grant 12 LBJ School faculty members the opportunity to pursue important research projects on complex, relevant policy issues.

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Map of the world with pins indicating regions where faculty are conducting supported research
News May 2, 2017

Dr. Cynthia Osborne Appointed to National Academy of Sciences Committee, Expands Research in Key Areas of Health, Social Policy

The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAS) has appointed Dr. Cynthia Osborne, associate professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and one of the country’s foremost health and social policy researchers, to a 12-member interdisciplinary committee tasked with reducing the

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Cynthia Osborne speaks at the podium at the Fatherhood Summit
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

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