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Media Mention July 18, 2018

Historian Kyle Longley named director, LBJ Presidential Library

Longley assumes duties on July 29, 2018

(AUSTIN, TX) – On July 18, David S. Ferriero, archivist of the United States, named Dr. Kyle Longley as the next director of the LBJ Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, effective July 29, 2018. Longley will be the fifth director of the LBJ

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News June 22, 2018

LBJ School students honored for outstanding research

Twelve students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin are the recipients of the 2018 Central Texas American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) James McGrew Research Award, which recognizes outstanding student research in the field of public administration and/or public policy. Students received the award on May 21 during the CenTex ASPA Public Service Awards Banquet.

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News May 24, 2018

David Saustad receives the 2018 Terrell Blodgett Fellowship, which supports interest in local government management

The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the 2018 recipient of the Terrell Blodgett Fellowship for Government Services in Urban Management and Finance: David Saustad.

Established by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System

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David Saustad receives the 2018 Terrell Blodgett Fellowship, which supports interest in local government management
Media Mention May 19, 2018

PHOTOS: University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs graduation

Graduates from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin celebrated the 2018 commencement ceremony. Award-winning journalist, author and philanthropost Soledad O'Brien delivered keynote remarks. 

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News March 28, 2018

Donald Kettl Named Academic Director of the LBJ Washington Center

Donald Kettl, former dean and a professor of public policy at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, has been appointed to the faculty of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. In addition to his appointment as tenured professor, Kettl will also serve as Academic Director of the LBJ Washington Center, dividing his time between Washington and Austin.

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News March 20, 2018

USNWR 2019 Grad School Rankings: LBJ School Ranks #9

The LBJ School of Public Affairs ranks No. 9 in graduate public affairs schools in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report’s (USNWR) 2019 edition of “Best Graduate Schools.”

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News March 19, 2018

LBJ School, Dean Angela Evans Launch Policy on Purpose Podcast

Episode 1 of the LBJ School's newly launched podcast, Policy on Purpose, debuts with a conversation among Dean Angela Evans and Ruth Wasem on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

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News January 11, 2018

Selena Walsh Named Director of LBJ School's Executive Master in Public Leadership Program

Selena Walsh has been named the new director of the Executive Master’s in Public Leadership (EMPL) program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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News October 12, 2017

Former U.S. Health and Human Services Acting Deputy Secretary Joins the LBJ School and School of Nursing at UT Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN and former acting deputy secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will join the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs this fall as dean’s distinguished fellow. Wakefield’s appointment is a

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News August 28, 2017

Former HUD Secretary, Mayor of San Antonio Julián Castro Joins LBJ School at UT Austin

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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