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Research from the LBJ School Informs Raise the Age Bill

The Raise the Age bill would raise the age of criminal responsibility from 17 to 18 years old.

News April 27, 2017

Students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs Recognized for Excellence in Volunteerism

On Wednesday evening, students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin received university Tower Awards for “Outstanding Student Volunteer” and “Outstanding Student Organization.”

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Students accept a University of Texas Tower Award
News April 20, 2017

Alumni Highlight: Virginia Cumberbatch (MPAff '16), Director, UT Community Engagement Center

Virginia Cumberbatch was born and raised in Austin—but she didn’t expect to stick around for graduate school. After graduation from St. Stephen's Episcopal School in west Austin, she headed east to attend Williams College in Massachusetts, where she double majored in anthropology and history with a

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Alumna Virginia Cumberbatch, MPAff '16
News April 19, 2017

LBJ School Students Reinvent Diplomacy in Year-Long Policy Research Project

LBJ School students who took part in the “Reinventing Diplomacy” policy research project, led by professors Robert Hutchings and Jeremi Suri, explored how countries have changed the way they recruit, select, prepare and train diplomats in today’s global environment.

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A group of students with representatives from the American Foreign Service Association

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Media Mention April 18, 2017
Op-Ed: Let's Tackle Austin's Affordability Crisis Without Villainizing Newcomers

In this opinion piece, LBJ School student Christopher "Kaz" Wojtewicz (MPAff) calls on Austinites to face the city's affordability and transportation woes without villainizing newcomers. 

Read More City of Austin, JORGE SANHUEZA-LYON / KUT
Media Mention April 18, 2017
Why U.S. Strategy Must Adapt to Technological Change

LBJ Professor Eugene Gholz makes the case for technological innovation in U.S. grand strategy.

Read More A row of F18 fighter jets on the deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is prepared for patrols off the disputed South China Sea, March 3, 2017 (AP photo by Bullit Marquez).
Media Mention April 6, 2017
Why Black Lives Matter Still Matters

Three years after BLM launched a nationwide uprising against police violence, what's next for the movement? In this special section, Peniel Joseph, a leading African American historian, explores how the group is forging a powerful new form of civil rights activism. 

Read More BLM emerged from the Ferguson uprising in 2014, combining street protest with modern-day social media activism. Credit: Philip Montgomery

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News April 27, 2017
Research from the LBJ School Informs Raise the Age Bill

The Raise the Age bill would raise the age of criminal responsibility from 17 to 18 years old. 

Read More
News April 27, 2017
Students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs Recognized for Excellence in Volunteerism

On Wednesday evening, students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin received university Tower Awards for “Outstanding Student Volunteer” and “Outstanding Student Organization.”

Read More
News April 20, 2017
Alumni Highlight: Virginia Cumberbatch (MPAff '16), Director, UT Community Engagement Center

Virginia Cumberbatch was born and raised in Austin—but she didn’t expect to stick around for graduate school. After graduation from St. Stephen's Episcopal School in west Austin, she headed east to attend Williams College in Massachusetts, where she double majored in anthropology and history with a focus on critical race theory.

Read More