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LBJ School Home to New UT China Policy Center

The University of Texas at Austin will establish a new interdisciplinary China Policy Center, to be housed at the LBJ School, with a charge to make fresh and enduring contributions to the study of China-related policy topics while advancing U.S.-China relations and Texas-China relations.

News July 21, 2017

LBJ Crook Fellow Interns with Sustainability International to coordinate bioremediation efforts in the Niger Delta region

2017 Crook Fellow Amara Uyanna is interning with Sustainability International this summer in Nigeria, and updates us here on the environmental conditions of the Niger Delta region, where among other responsibilities she is coordinating bioremediation efforts in the area.

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Amara Uyanna poses with children in Nigeria
News June 26, 2017

LBJ Student Policy Research Project Supports Collaboration Among Area Service Providers in Addressing Poverty

A 2016-17 Policy Research Project led by the LBJ School’s Chris King focused on 2-Gen strategies in Central Texas to streamline and coordinate the services provided to families to help them improve their economic situation.

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News May 18, 2017

Early Medical Abortion Using Medication and Online Telemedicine can be Highly Effective and Safe

Medical abortion using online telemedicine and self-administered medication can be highly effective with low rates of adverse events according to new research from Abigail Aiken , an assistant professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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LBJ faculty member Abigail Aiken

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Media Mention July 19, 2017
New Opportunities in Research on Aging in the Americas

By 2025, at least one-fifth of the population of 15 countries in the Americas will be 60 or older. As in the United States, the older population itself in Latin America is rapidly aging, and those 80 and over are projected to quadruple from 2015 to 2050. LBJ professor Jacqui Angel is a leading voice on aging and will participate in the Conference Series on Aging in the Americas in September. 

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Media Mention July 12, 2017
Trump's Infrastructure Plan Isn't Much of a Plan

Professors Michael Granof and Martin Luby discuss the possible shortcomings of President Trump's call for heavy use of public-private partnerships in improving American infrastructure.

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Media Mention July 5, 2017
Commentary: Austin needs public input on city manager search

Terrell Blodgett, a professor emeritus at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, calls for public input on the City of Austin's city manager search.     

Read More Marc Ott was Austin’s city manager for eight years, and only one council remains from when he was hired. AMERICAN-STATESMAN 2016 FILE PHOTO

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News July 21, 2017
LBJ Crook Fellow Interns with Sustainability International to coordinate bioremediation efforts in the Niger Delta region

2017 Crook Fellow Amara Uyanna is interning with Sustainability International this summer in Nigeria, and updates us here on the environmental conditions of the Niger Delta region, where among other responsibilities she is coordinating bioremediation efforts in the area.

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News July 21, 2017
LBJ Crook Fellow Interns with Artists for Soup, dedicated to reducing poverty through empowerment of women and children

LBJ student Jessi Stafford (MGPS) has taken a summer internship with Artists for Soup, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing hunger, malnutrition and poverty through empowering women and secondary school students. Stafford shares her observations on living in poverty in La Paz Centro, Nicaragua.

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News July 19, 2017
LBJ Professor Releases Book on the Challenges of Aging in Modern Society

Jacqueline Angel, a professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, has released a new book on the challenges of caring for the aging.

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