Fall 2018: Semester in Review

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December 18, 2018

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We asked students, faculty and staff to share their favorite LBJ School memories from fall 2018. From exclusive access to today's top policymakers to the inaugural In the Arena Award to cutting-edge policy research, the semester was jam-packed with unforgettable moments.


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We also had a few of our own favorite experiences this fall. First and foremost: welcoming the incoming class.


We celebrated the achievements of the 2018 DC Fellows during the LBJ Washington Center's December graduation.


The LBJ Washington Center launched their new website in November.

We also recognized several faculty highlights this fall.


And we hosted several events with leading policymakers and distinguished guests.

Former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson visited the LBJ School in the fall of 2018.

Roberta Jacobson, former Ambassador to Mexico, visits LBJ School


ICYMI: RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service at the LBJ School hosted the largest annual convening of scholars and practitioners in the field of nonprofit, philanthropy and voluntary action, #ARNOVA18. The conference explored the nonprofit sector role during and after crises. . . Photo 1: RGK Director David Springer on the center's role in advancing new knowledge in the field. . . Photo 2: LBJ Professor Francie Ostrower, who specializes in arts and cultural participation, opened the conference. . . Photo 3: Professor Jenny Knowles Morrison sat on a panel on a Texas education funding consortium. . . Photo 4: LBJ Professor David Eaton organized a pre-conference panel on nonprofit work in Israel, South Africa, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Germany, Nigeria and Chile. . . Photo 5: David Springer - Professor, Center Director and DJ - prepares to spin some records at the music lounge. . . #lbj #lbjschool #nonprofit #volunteer #philanthropy #austin #atx #highered #highereducation #texas #research

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Our alumni also experienced moments to remember.


Thanks to our students, faculty, alumni and donors who constitute and make extraordinary the LBJ School community. Here's to setting the bar even higher in 2019.


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