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News May 29, 2013

President Obama nominates LBJ grad for ambassador

Daniel Sepulveda (MPAff '96) has been nominated by President Barack Obama as a candidate for the position of ambassador.

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News May 29, 2013

LBJ School Students, Faculty Honored During Public Service Recognition Week

Professor Angela Evans Awarded Cen-Tex ASPA Public Administration Educator of the Year Award

LBJ School Clinical Professor Angela Evans was awarded the 2013 Public Administration Educator of the Year Award by the

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News May 21, 2013

Students Enjoy Day of Commencement Activities

In a day of celebration, family and friends were invited to watch a new generation of game changers and policy makers receive their graduate degrees at the 2013 LBJ School Commencement ceremony.

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News May 20, 2013

LBJ Students Hone Skills in Fels Public Policy Challenge

Five graduating Master of Public Affairs students traveled to Philadelphia in March to compete against teams from eight other policy schools in the Fels Institute of Government’s second annual Public Policy Challenge. Their proposal was to develop a mobile phone app called Route360, which displayed real-time information on all Austin transportation alternatives from biking to driving to taking the bus or light rail.

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News May 7, 2013

President and CEO of CARE USA to Deliver 2013 Convocation Address to LBJ School of Public Affairs

President and CEO of CARE USA Helene Gayle will deliver the convocation address on Saturday, May 18, to the 2013 graduating class of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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News May 3, 2013

LBJ School launches new Executive Master's Degree in Public Leadership

The LBJ School of Public Affairs will admit the first class of students for its new Executive Master in Public Leadership (EMPL) beginning in May 2014. This is the school's first full degree program in executive education and the only program of its kind in Texas. Visit the EMPL website.

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News April 25, 2013

Nine LBJ School Graduates Published in Edited Volume on Nuclear Terrorism

Nine LBJ School graduates have authored chapters in an edited volume titled Nuclear Terrorism and Global Security: The Challenge of Phasing out Highly Enriched Uranium. The volume is the result of a policy research project (PRP) course taught by Associate Professor Alan Kuperman on nuclear nonproliferation.

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News April 11, 2013

LBJ School Partners with Texas Tribune on Health Care Symposium

The Texas Tribune is partnering with The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs for the next installment of Texas Tribune Festival’s “On The Road” series, titled “Health Care.” The daylong symposium will cover major issues in health care policy in Texas and will include discussions about the Affordable Care Act, women’s health, cost containment and the impact of technological innovation on medicine. The event will take place April 25 at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. In addition to several LBJ School alumni who will be speaking on panels, LBJ School Professor David Warner, a health care policy expert, will be moderating a panel on cost containment.

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News April 9, 2013

LBJ School Washington Program Enters Third Year

The LBJ School of Public Affairs’ Washington, D.C. Program enters its third year with two summer graduate courses taught by nationally recognized practitioners as adjunct faculty.

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News April 5, 2013