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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.”

Feature August 13, 2018

Why public policy? New students reflect as semester starts

Your decision to invest in a public policy education could not be more important and timelier... You are here because you are ready to take the next steps in your education and your professional career. Now is the time to explore the many opportunities afforded you as you seek your place in serving

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News July 26, 2018

LBJ School students gain work experience across policy sectors

Students from the LBJ School have the opportunity to personalize their career paths through real-world, hands on experience. In fact, the school requires a 400-hour minimum internship placement in a policy-related position to complement students’ academic training and offer exposure to a variety of

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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

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Media Mention August 16, 2018
Dispatches From Mexico’s Southern Border: Mexico: A Migrant Graveyard

In her Third in a series of Four articles Stephanie Leutert, Director, Mexico Security Initiative at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law housed at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, discusses the lives of migrants from Mexico. 

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Media Mention August 10, 2018
Best in State for 2018: Top International Relations Master’s Programs in the U.S.

The LBJ school of Public Affairs has been named the best University in the state to study International Relations.  Thanks to the amazing faculty and staff, the LBJ school of Public Affairs offers a learning experience that is objectively outstanding, while at the same time bringing something vitally important to the broader field of international relations.

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Media Mention August 10, 2018
Trump wants to turn back time with census citizenship question

Ruth Wasem, Clinical Professor of Public Policy Practice at the LBJ school of public affairs discusses the Trump administration's recent decision to reintroduce questions regarding citizenship into the 2020 Decennial Census.

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News August 15, 2018
Catherine Weaver named to newly created Associate Dean for Students position, LBJ School

Aug 15, 2018, Austin, Texas – Catherine Weaver, associate professor of public affairs, has been appointed to the newly created position of Associate Dean for Students at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, as announced today by LBJ School Dean Angela Evans. Effective immediately, the appointment continues through 2021.

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News July 26, 2018
LBJ School students gain work experience across policy sectors

Students from the LBJ School have the opportunity to personalize their career paths through real-world, hands on experience. In fact, the school requires a 400-hour minimum internship placement in a policy-related position to complement students’ academic training and offer exposure to a variety of career options and opportunities. This summer is no different, and LBJ School students are gaining work experience across policy sectors… Crime and Criminal Justice Ryan Carlino (MPAff ’19) Also pictured: Bailey Gray (Dual LBJ/Social Work)

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News July 23, 2018
LBJ School co-hosts APPAM 2018 International Conference in Mexico City

“Public Policy for Sustainable Metropolitan Development” was the theme of the 2018 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) International Conference in Mexico City, Mexico. The LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Instituto Tecnólogico Autónomo de México (ITAM) jointly organized the conference, which was held July 19 – 20, 2018. This was the first time that APPAM’s summer international conference was held outside of Europe. 

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