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Students Combat Wildlife Trafficking through Research and Action at The LBJ School

Through student-led research project, LBJ Professor Dr. Joshua Busby and LBJ students seek to change policy and address poaching crisis in collaboration with Congressional Research Service.

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308 Grace Street Brings Policy Career Dreams to Reality at LBJ School

From elementary school classmates to college roommates, Jason Wible, David Harris, and Brian Carver have been friends for 30 years and have shared a passion for public service. Though they are now geographically separated, the three remain close making frequent efforts to reunite with one

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CHASP Faculty Member and LBJ School Professor Paul von Hippel Finds Texas’ $37 Million PE Program Did Little to Reduce Obesity

Paul von Hippel, CHASP faculty member and LBJ Assistant Professor, conducted the largest study ever of a physical education (PE) program and recently had the findings published in peer-reviewed journal, 

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From Goose Creek, Texas to President of the Philanthropy Giant Ford Foundation: Darren Walker Understands Human Power and Need

Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, will deliver the commencement address to the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs Class of 2015 at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 23, in the LBJ Auditorium.

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Dr. Ruth Simmons, Former President of Brown University and Smith College to Deliver 2015 LBJ School Commencement Address

Dr. Ruth Simmons, the first African-American woman to serve as president of an Ivy League institution, assuming the top post at Brown University in 2001, will deliver the formal commencement address to the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs class of 2015, May 23, in the LBJ Auditorium.

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Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro Keynotes 2015 Reimagining Cities Conference

Marking the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Department of Housing and Urban Development by President Lyndon B. Johnson, HUD Secretary, The Honorable Julián Castro, delivered the noontime keynote address at the LBJ School of Public Affairs’ 2015 Reimagining Cities

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LBJ Alumni and Former Faculty Score Key Victories in 2014-2015 Elections

The LBJ School salutes a host of newly elected officials from the ranks of its alumni and former faculty on their victories spanning international, federal and local elections in 2014 and 2015. 

“We congratulate these individuals on their achievements and serving as exemplars of public

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New Analysis from LBJ School’s Child and Family Research Partnership Shows Short-Term Savings of $142 Million from Pre-K for State of Texas


LBJ School policy professor, Dr. Cynthia Osborne, and her research group, the Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP), recently analyzed pre-Kindergarten data from the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Their analysis shows that in addition to the

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Cynthia Osborne Named CHASP Director

One of the country’s foremost child and family policy researchers, Dr. Cynthia Osborne, Associate Professor and director of the Child

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