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Leading Latin America and Cuba Scholar Julia E. Sweig Joins LBJ School

AUSTIN, Texas, February 11, 2015 - Dr. Julia E. Sweig, an eminent scholar of international relations in the Americas, has been appointed Senior Research Fellow at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of

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The LBJ School and UT Austin Celebrate Giving Day

Starting April 8, LBJ School of Public Affairs alumni, students, faculty and staff have the opportunity to participate in the 2nd annual 40 Hours for the Forty Acres Giving Day, a 40-hour celebration of giving benefiting the LBJ School and the University of Texas at Austin.

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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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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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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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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

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