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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 20, 2017

Alumni Highlight: Virginia Cumberbatch (MPAff '16), Director, UT Community Engagement Center

"At LBJ, I had the ability to be a leader at the school, to be part of committees and groups that have real impact, such as the diversity and inclusion committee."

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Alumna Virginia Cumberbatch, MPAff '16
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
News April 13, 2017

LBJ School Center for the Study of Race and Democracy Hosts Men's Basketball Coach Shaka Smart for Conversation on Sports, Democracy

The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) at the LBJ School hosted a Conversation on Race, Sports and Citizenship featuring UT Austin’s men’s Head Basketball Coach Shaka Smart.

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Shaka Smart and Peniel Joseph talk to a crowd in Bass Lecture Hall
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 11, 2017

Intelligence and Security Symposium Features Keynote Speaker FBI Director James Comey

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, LBJ School students attended a university-wide symposium on intelligence and security featuring expert speakers, including a keynote from FBI Director James Comey.

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UT President Greg Fenves, FBI Director James Comey and UT System Chancellor Admiral Bill McRaven
News April 6, 2017

LBJ School Professor to Host DC Event on Nuclear Security

Update: View presentations from event on YouTube AUSTIN, Texas, April 4, 2017 – LBJ School professor and founding coordinator of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project (NPPP) Alan Kuperman will host an event on nuclear security to provide lessons for the Trump Administration and honor the

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Alan Kuperman delivers remarks at the International Symposium on Highly Enriched Uranium Minimization
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
News March 24, 2017

New study finds Texas has highest commercial title insurance rates among ten states

Texas has the highest title rates on lenders’ title policies for commercial property purchases compared to nine other states, according to a new study released by the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

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News March 21, 2017

LBJ School hosts civil rights icon U.S. Representative John Lewis, co-author and illustrator for discussion on award-winning graphic memoir “MARCH”

On Friday, March 24, Rep. John Lewis, co-author Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell will visit The University of Texas at Austin for a discussion of "MARCH," a graphic memoir exposing the fear, fight and freedom won through political engagement.

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Art from John Lewis' graphic memoir, "MARCH"