LBJ students formed the heart of the Texas Tribune Festival’s social media street team, engaging panelists and attendees, as well as generating buzz through digital networks, producing more than 400 tweets over the course of the weekend.Read more
LBJ School Associate Professor Varun Rai has been named the David N. Kershaw Award and Prize, which honors individuals under the age of 40 who have made a distinguished contribution to the field of public policy analysis and management.Read more
For 45 years, we've been producing thinkers and doers with the passion and imagination to attack today's challenges.Read more
The LBJ School's David Springer lands a spot on the NonProfit Times' list of top influencers in the nonprofit sector.Read more
LBJ School graduate shaping Republican Party conversation with platform amendment on same-sex marriage
LBJ School graduate Rachel Hoff, who made history as the first openly gay person to sit on the Republican Platform Committee, presented an amendment to the committee last week that would acknowledge the shifting sentiments towards same-sex marriage within the Republican Party. Hoff, who servesRead more
The LBJ School of Public Affairs extends a warm welcome to the entering class of 2016 as they join us for Camp LBJ, an annual summer enrichment program for our new students that runs from July 13 – August 12.
Over the next four and a half weeks, students at Camp LBJ will experience aRead more
Student researchers from the LBJ School, under the leadership of Professors Raj Patel and Erin Lentz, released a report this past week on food related issues in the Austin community in collaboration with the city's Office of Sustainability.
Students found that 25 percentRead more
Several students at the LBJ School participated in a Policy Research Project (PRP) that examined intelligence oversight and national security in the United States. The research project, led by faculty members Stephen Slick and William Inboden, unearthed a broad range of attitudes regarding U.S. intelligence and resulted in various recommendations to improve intelligence oversight.Read more
AUSTIN, Texas –The main beneficiaries of food subsidies in the United States are neither the farmers, nor low income families, but the food companies that profit from low costs and a ready market for their products. The result is that federal and market subsidies encourage cheap food with highRead more