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News June 22, 2016

Research professor from the LBJ School selected for the James Beard Foundation's sixth annual leadership awards

The James Beard Foundation today announced the recipients of the sixth annual James Beard Foundation Leadership Awards. Raj Patel, a research professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, is among this year's honorees. The award spotlights the important and complex realms of sustainability, food access and public health. To bring awareness to such issues, the James Beard Foundation recognizes visionaries across a broad range of backgrounds who influence how, why and what we eat.

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News June 17, 2016

Today's fathers

Our expectations of fathers have changed over time, for the better. Though the father's role in child-rearing has traditionally been

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News June 8, 2016

Nature Conservancy Texas State Director and award-winning LBJ alumna Laura Huffman delivered the 2016 LBJ School commencement address

Laura Huffman, Texas state director for The Nature Conservancy and recipient of the LBJ School Alumni Association’s 2016 Distinguished Public Service Award, delivered the formal commencement address to the LBJ School of Public Affairs class of 2016 on May 21, 2016 in the LBJ Auditorium.

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News June 3, 2016

Agent-based modeling of consumer energy choices can aid in the design of better policies and programs, research shows

Studying consumer energy behaviors and choices through the agent-based modeling (ABM) approach can inform the design of better policies and programs, according to new research from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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News May 17, 2016

LBJ School alumnus O'Neill named UT Graduate School's 2016 Outstanding Alumnus

LBJ School alumnus Joseph O'Neill (MPAff '73) has been named UT Graduate School's Outstanding Alumnus for 2016. This award recognizes an alumnus/a of the Graduate School for academic or professional achievements since graduating from the university.

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News May 6, 2016

Texas state director for The Nature Conservancy and award-winning LBJ alumna Laura Huffman delivered the 2016 LBJ School commencement address

AUSTIN, Texas, June 2, 2016 — Laura Huffman, Texas state director for The Nature Conservancy and recipient of the LBJ School alumni association's 2016 Distinguished Public Service Award, delivered the formal commencement address to the LBJ School of Public Affairs class of 2016 on May 21, 2016

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News April 4, 2016

Laura Huffman named recipient of the 2016 LBJ School Alumni Association Distinguished Public Service Award

The LBJ School of Public Affairs and the LBJ School National Alumni Board are pleased to announce the 26th recipient of the Distinguished Public Service Award (DPSA): Laura Huffman, a 1991 graduate with a Master in Public Affairs.

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News March 24, 2016

LBJ School's "New Voices in Civil Rights" series to continue with Inimai Chettiar's "Civil Rights and Mass Incarceration"

On March 24, 2016 at 12:15 PM, the LBJ School will host “Civil Rights and Mass Incarceration,” a lunchtime talk with Inimai M. Chettiar, as part of the 

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News March 2, 2016

LBJ School food researcher Raj Patel dives deep into food politics with new 'Secret Ingredient' podcast on KUT

Award winning academic and writer LBJ School professor Raj Patel and veteran food-politics writer Tom Philpott have teamed with Rebecca McInroy, a seasoned producer at KUT, Austin's NPR affiliate, to launch The Secret Ingredient, a bi-weekly podcast that "won't tell you what

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News March 1, 2016

The LBJ School to participate in annual 'Explore UT' weekend March 5

Held annually at UT Austin, "Explore UT" aims to inform students, parents, teachers and community members from across the state about the importance of the public research institution and higher education in Texas. The daylong event invites Texans of all ages to experience robust research experiences, hands-on demonstrations and experiments, and participate in the richness of the university's scholarship and knowledge.

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