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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.

News September 11, 2017

LBJ Professor Releases Book on Rise and Fall of the American Presidency

Jeremi Suri, the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs and a professor at The University of Texas at Austin, has released a new book on the rise and fall of the American presidency, titled “The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office.”

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Prof. Jeremi Suri and the cover his new book, The Impossible Presidency
News August 30, 2017

Hurricane Harvey: LBJ Alumni Share Volunteer Opportunities and Relief Efforts

Hurricane Harvey has ravaged the Texas coast, leaving thousands of people in need. Many LBJ School alumni have shared ways to help. Please check out the following volunteer organizations and relief efforts.

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Flood waters in LaGrange, Texas: How You Can Help
News August 14, 2017

Gone to LBJ: Meet some of the newest members of the LBJ School

Congratulations! You’re among the LBJ School’s entering class of 2017 and The University of Texas at Austin, an iconic, world-renowned institution. You’ve chosen to build your future on our legacy of bold, fearless action. Make every day count, because you are about to change the world.

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2017 Gone to Texas: Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

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Media Mention September 7, 2017
Former HUD Secretary Julian Castro on Joining the LBJ School

Julián Castro, who served as secretary of Housing and Urban Development under President Barack Obama, spoke to the Alcalde about joining the LBJ School for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Media Mention August 29, 2017
Julian Castro to join UT faculty

Former San Antonio mayor and U.S. housing secretary Julián Castro will join the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs next month, the university announced Monday.

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Media Mention August 29, 2017
Julian Castro on his new role as faculty member

VIDEO: Julián Castro talks to a local reporter about his new role as a faculty member at the LBJ School.

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News September 20, 2017
Despite Legal Abortion in Great Britain, Women Cite Access Barriers, New Research Finds

Some women are seeking abortion services outside the formal health care system in Great Britain, where abortion is legally available, citing reasons such as access barriers, privacy concerns and controlling circumstances, according to new research from Abigail Aiken, an assistant professor at the LBJ School at UT Austin.

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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 September 11, 2017
LBJ Professor Releases Book on Rise and Fall of the American Presidency

Jeremi Suri, the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs and a professor at The University of Texas at Austin, has released a new book on the rise and fall of the American presidency, titled “The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office.”

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