Faculty Research and Achievements

Faculty Research and Achievements

Media Mention June 30, 2017

Despite FDA Rule, Teens May Struggle To Get Morning-After-Pill

It’s been almost five years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration made emergency contraception available without a prescription for all consumers, but a new study suggests it may not be any easier for some teens to buy the drug at pharmacies. LBJ Professor Abigail Aiken discusses.

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Media Mention June 30, 2017

How to Feed More People Worldwide

LBJ Professor Erin Lentz calls for reforms to U.S. food aid.

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Media Mention June 30, 2017

The history - and future - of Confederate statues, monuments in Texas

The debate rages on over the future of Confederate-era statues in Texas and throughout the south. What both sides of the debate - and historians, including LBJ Professor Jeremi Suri - say about the prevalence of such monuments, and what the future may have in store.

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News June 23, 2017

LBJ Professors Receive "Insight to Innovation" Grant Awards

LBJ Professors Joshua Busby and David Eaton have each earned grant awards from The University of Texas at Austin's IC2 Institute to support their ongoing global research.

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Joshua Busby and David Eaton
Media Mention June 19, 2017

Forced to Endure Extreme Heat, Prisoners Are Casualties of Texas' Climate Denial, Documents Show

At least 22 prisoners have died in Texas prisons due to extreme heat. Criminal justice expert and LBJ Professor Michele Deitch discusses.

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Media Mention June 17, 2017

Businessman Donald Trump could benefit from President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy

President Donald Trump on Friday announced he will reinstate tough restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and American companies looking to do business there, reversing course on former President Barack Obama's efforts to normalize relations with the island nation.

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Media Mention June 16, 2017

Trump's decision to walk back relations with Cuba could help his hotel business

Julia Sweig, a senior research fellow at the LBJ School, discusses Trump's decision on Cuba and how it may help his hotel business by kneecapping its competitors.

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Media Mention June 16, 2017

Con cambio en política hacia Cuba, Trump podría frenar a competidores de su empresa

With a twist in US policy towards Cuba, hotel competitors at Trump's company will not be able to do business on the island.

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Media Mention June 15, 2017

Digital Disruption And Creative Destruction

Global Finance rates the top financial innovations of the last 30 years, looking at where we are, where we’ve come from and how we got from there to here. LBJ Professor James Galbraith lends his expertise.

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The First web server: This is the NeXT workstation used by Tim Berners-Lee in building the World Wide Web. It is shown here as displayed in 2005 at Microcosm, the public science museum at CERN, the particle physics laboratory outside Geneva.
Media Mention June 15, 2017

With shift on Cuba, Trump could undercut his company’s hotel-industry rivals

By rolling back Obama-era policies that allowed more private business investment in Cuba, President Trump would be leveraging the power of his office, like others who came before him, to shift Washington’s approach to the communist island. The LBJ School's Julia Sweig, a leading international

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