Alumni Spotlights and Events

Alumni Spotlights and Events

News September 10, 2013

Osborne Evaluates Texas Home Visiting Program for Texas HHSC

Increased federal investments in early childhood programs have opened up many new opportunities for states, including the expansion of home visiting programs, which are designed to improve a variety of outcomes for at-risk young children and their families. “The federal government has taken an

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Media Mention July 28, 2013

'The Blind Side,' Dallas-style featuring Irvin Ashford, Jr. (MPAff '94)

Helped by a wealthy family as a kid, Comerica banker gives back.

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Media Mention July 11, 2013

Ed Emmett (MPAff '74) Opens Up

No question, it was Hurricane Ike and his commanding role as director of the Harris County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management that earned Harris County Judge Ed Emmett high marks and widespread recognition among the 4.2 million constituents that live in his domain. But it will

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Media Mention June 28, 2013

Chief Deputy Director Michael Cohen (MPAff '97) to be Appointed Director

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced today that after more than a decade of service to the state, Finance Director Ana Matosantos has decided to leave the administration in September, at which point Chief Deputy Director of Finance Michael Cohen will be appointed Director.

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Media Mention June 20, 2013

(TJ Costello MPAff '03) Final members selected for task of drawing districts

The final six members have been chosen for the 14-member commission that will handle the historic task of drawing Austin City Council districts. The group will carry out a plan that voters OK’d last fall to change the City Council from seven citywide members to 10 district representatives and a

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News May 29, 2013

Barack Obama Nominates LBJ Grad for Rank of Ambassador

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

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Media Mention May 23, 2013

Barack Obama Nominates LBJ Grad for Rank of Ambassador

Daniel Sepulveda (MPAff '96) has been nominated by President Barack Obama as a candidate for the position of Ambassador. Sepulveda is the current Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Communications and Information Policy in the Bureau of Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs and U

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Media Mention May 19, 2013

Anne Dunkelberg (MPAff '88): ‘Texas Solution’ is doable for Affordable Care Act

Because the governor is hesitant to expand Medicaid, the legislature will probably adjourn without taking full advantage of the dollars available to Texas to cover the uninsured through the Affordable Care Act. Fortunately there is more than one way to skin a cat, which in this case means a way to

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Media Mention May 1, 2013

Job Cuts at Seton Part of $350 Million Shift (Jesus Garza, MPAff '77)

The Seton Healthcare Family has told employees that it intends to make a $350 million shift in resources – cutting some services and expanding others – over the next four years because its hospitals are seeing fewer patients and its revenue predictions were off. Jesús Garza, who officially becomes

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Media Mention May 1, 2013

Controversial Cancer Grant Could Be Reconsidered (Wayne Roberts, MPAff '77)

An $11 million grant at the center of the controversy surrounding the state’s cancer agency would likely be reconsidered for full funding if the Dallas startup, Peloton Therapeutics, receives a favorable review and is not implicated in the criminal investigation, an agency official said Tuesday.

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