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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.”

News February 9, 2017

Alumni Throwback: LBJ Alumna, Georgia House Minority Leader (D - 89) Stacey Abrams Delivered the 16th Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum Keynote

LBJ Alumna (MPAff ’98) and House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly (D –89) Stacey Abrams delivered the 16th Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum Keynote in February 2012 at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin.

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News May 11, 2018

Policy on Purpose: Texas Senator Kirk Watson Talks Public Service and Legislative Priorities

Texas Senator Kirk Watson joins Dean Angela Evans for this episode of Policy on Purpose. First elected to the Texas Senate in 2006, Senator Watson represents Senate District 14, which now covers most of Travis County and all of Bastrop County. In this interview, Senator Watson discusses his top

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Texas Senator Kirk Watson Joins LBJ School Students
News May 8, 2018

Ranking teacher-prep programs on value-added is usually futile

New analysis finds program rankings based on graduates’ value-added scores are largely random May 8, 2018—Last year Congress repealed a federal rule that would have required states to rank teacher-preparation programs according to their graduates’ impact on student test scores. Yet twenty-one

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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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Media Mention May 19, 2018
UT Grads make it to the finish line

It's a special time for The University of Texas as thousands of students are graduating and will soon be entering the real world. On Saturday, dozens of commencement ceremonies were held across The University of Texas at Austin campus, including the LBJ School of Public Affairs' ceremony. Fox 7 joined us. 

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We Work

James Galbraith explains why the job guarantee deserves a better rap. 

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News May 11, 2018
Policy on Purpose: Texas Senator Kirk Watson Talks Public Service and Legislative Priorities

Texas Senator Kirk Watson joins Dean Angela Evans for this episode of Policy on Purpose. First elected to the Texas Senate in 2006, Senator Watson represents Senate District 14, which now covers most of Travis County and all of Bastrop County. In this interview, Senator Watson discusses his top legislative priorities, including ready access to healthcare and government transparency, and his experiences formulating policy in the face of ideological differences.    

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News May 11, 2018
New Faculty Join LBJ School of Public Affairs

May 11, 2018 (AUSTIN, Texas) – The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin welcomes several new faculty appointments for the 2018 summer and 2018 – 2019 academic year. New faculty specializations span policy areas and include national security, public management, economics and philanthropy. New Faculty Appointments

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News May 8, 2018
Ranking teacher-prep programs on value-added is usually futile

New analysis finds program rankings based on graduates’ value-added scores are largely random

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