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News November 17, 2017

LBJ School's China Public Policy Center Hosts Inaugural Event on the Future of U.S.–China Relations

The University of Texas China Public Policy Center (CPPC) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs hosted an inaugural event focused on prospects for U.S.–China relations. The event was co-hosted by the China-United States Exchange Foundation and featured guests Ambassador He Yafei and Daniel M. Slane.

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LBJ student Richelle Ramey meets Ambassador He Yafei (right) and CPPC Director David J. Firestein (center)
News November 14, 2017

New research from the LBJ School examines relationship between U.S. visa waiver program and national security

New research from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin examines foreign tourism to the United States and the resulting economic benefits against the backdrop of national security.

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News October 26, 2017

Texas 2030 explores impact of state, national policy changes to trade, immigration, border governance

The implications of state and national policy changes in the areas of trade, immigration and border governance were the focus of “Texas 2030: Texas in a Changing World Economy,” a one-day symposium hosted by the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin on Oct. 16.

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Texas Rep. Byron Cook (R–Corsicana) at the symposium "Texas 2030: Texas in a Changing World Economy" on Oct. 16, 2017
News October 26, 2017

Alumni Spotlight: Madge Vásquez (MPAff '01) named new CEO of Mission Capital

LBJ School alumna Madge Vásquez (MPAff '01) has been appointed CEO of Mission Capital, an Austin-based philanthropic group that helps train and guide nonprofits. She will begin her new role in January 2018. 

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LBJ School alumna Madge Vásquez (MPAff '01)
News October 19, 2017

Rep. James Clyburn to meet with LBJ School students as part of Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series

Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) will visit the LBJ School of Public Affairs on Friday, Oct. 20, to meet with students as part of the Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series.

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News October 12, 2017

LBJ Professor Raj Patel releases interdisciplinary book on effects of capitalism

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 12, 2017—Nature, money, work, care, food, energy and lives, and how these seven things have shaped our world and its future are the focuses of a new book by Raj Patel, a research professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. The book,

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News October 2, 2017

Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series brings high-level visitors to LBJ School

U.S. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D–Md.), Texas State Sen. Kirk Watson (D–Austin) and Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins visited the LBJ School of Public Affairs as featured speakers in the Dean’s Distinguished Leaders Series.

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News September 18, 2017

MGPS Student Connects Data, Sustainability in Uganda

Second-year Master of Global Policy Studies student Hina Acharya spent the summer as an intern for the Open Sustainability Institute in Kampala, Uganda.

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News August 28, 2017

Former HUD Secretary, San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro joins LBJ School

Julián Castro, who served as the 16th United States secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under President Barack Obama from 2014 to 2017 and mayor of San Antonio from 2009 to 2014, will join the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin in September 2017.

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Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro with a group of students giving the hook 'em sign
News August 16, 2017

LBJ School Crook Fellows intern across the globe

The LBJ School provides grants through the Crook Program to support students undertaking summer internships for non-profit, non-governmental or governmental organizations that conduct development projects in the developing world. 

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