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LBJ Washington Center: The Student Perspective

Written by Meenakshi Awasthi (MGPS 2015)

This fall marks the opening of the LBJ Washington Center, the public affairs school’s newest Master’s degree program. Lasting 18 months, the program is an immersive fast track to Washington, DC’s political scene. Students spend their

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UT Austin Establishes 3-Year Law and Public Affairs Integrated Dual Degrees

The University of Texas at Austin has established two unique, integrated three-year dual degree programs blending the study of public policy and law. Offered by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the UT School of Law, these are the only such programs among top ranked public affairs and law schools in the United States. The programs begin in the summer, and applications for admission in 2015 are now being accepted.

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Luci Baines Johnson and Ian Turpin Give $1M Gift to LBJ School Washington Center

Luci Baines Johnson and her husband, Ian Turpin, have made a $1 million challenge gift to support the newly launched LBJ School Washington Center established by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of

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LBJ School Professor Francie Ostrower Awarded $3.5 Million Grant by The Wallace Foundation

July 22, 2015 – LBJ School Professor and RGK Center Senior Fellow Francie Ostrower is the recipient of a $3.5 million grant from The Wallace Foundation to study how performing arts organizations can develop approaches to attracting new audiences with the aim of generating useful

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Cindy Brewer, former Director of Business and Financial Services at UT Austin, named new Chief Business Officer for The LBJ School

Cindy Brewer, formerly Director of Business and Financial Services at the University of Texas at Austin, has joined UT's LBJ School of Public Affairs as the School’s Chief Business Officer. In her new role, Brewer will oversee and lead all aspects of the LBJ School's business and administrative

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Winter Break Schedule 2014: December 22, 2014 - January 2, 2015

Winter Break Schedule 2014

Over the Holiday Break—December 22, 2014 until January 2, 2015—the University and the LBJ School will be officially closed. However, students, staff, and faculty with electronic swipe cards will still have access to the building. Should an emergency or

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Mike Naeve (MPAff '72) Named Recipient of the 2014 LBJ School Alumni Association Distinguished Public Service Award

The LBJ School is pleased to announce the 25th recipient of the Distinguished Public Service Award (DPSA), Mike Naeve, who is a member of the inaugural entering class in 1970.

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Public Leadership Degree Propels Gregory McGhee’s Career

Gregory McGhee always knew he wanted a career in public service, following in the footsteps of his role models such as Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King, Jr. Although he held a management position with the U.S. Department of Education and a law degree from Tulane, he believed there was more he could do to make a difference in the world.

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Angela Evans Named Dean of LBJ School of Public Affairs

Angela Evans has been appointed dean of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. Evans is a former deputy director of the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service and has served as a

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LBJ students learn, work with scholars at international security conference

LBJ School students continue to gain invaluable opportunities to work alongside scholars and leading academia from around the world discussing the most prevalent topics in international security.

Most recently the School hosted the annual conference for the International Security and

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