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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 October 15, 2018

New research explores global climate leadership, risks and fragility

LBJ Alumna Ellen Scholl and Professor Josh Busby at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC.

Joshua Busby, an associate professor of public affairs and leading expert on environmental

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LBJ Alumna Ellen Scholl and Professor Josh Busby at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC.
Feature October 2, 2018

LBJ student works on Capitol Hill to end hunger

Guest blog post by Sarah Rush, MPAff

The Eleanor Crook Foundation supports students working summer internships for nonprofit, nongovernmental or governmental organizations that conduct

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LBJ Student and Crook DC Fellow Sarah Rush, a light-haired young woman in a black suit, in front of the Capitol building in Washington, DC
News September 30, 2018

LBJ at Texas Tribune Fest 2018: Leading the dialogue on stage and online

The LBJ School is proud to have been part of the 2018 Texas Tribune Festival Sept. 27-29, which gathered nearly 400 speakers from around the state and the country to Austin to discuss, debate and share ideas about some of the most important issues of the day in more than 100 interactive events

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LBJ Student Jaclyn Lee at the 2018 Texas Tribune Festival
News September 27, 2018

LBJ School research on China and work in developing communities published in a top journal

The LBJ School's Joshua Eisenman, Erin Lentz and Raj Patel have published new studies in Development and Change, a top journal in the development economics field from the Institute of Social Studies. One piece looks at how Maoist China's rural collectives siphoned away household savings to

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LBJ Professors Erin Lentz, Rajeev Patel and Joshua Eisenman

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Media Mention September 18, 2018
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu: ‘Being able to see people for who they are’ transcends racism

The LBJ School of Public Affairs and Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life partnered together to bring in former New Orleans Mayor, Mitch Landrieu. Mayor Landrieu, interviewed by Dean of LBJ Angela Evans, spoke of the unique political atmosphere of today's America, and what we as Americans can do to navigate it. 

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Media Mention September 18, 2018
Former New Orleans mayor urges fight against resurgent racism

Mitch Landrieu, former Mayor of New Orleans, is interviewed by Dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs, Angela Evans. During the discussion, Mayor Landrieu discusses the radical times the U.S. finds itself and how you can overcome your fear to make a positive impact.

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Media Mention September 4, 2018
The Other Political Correctness

Reporter Isaac Fish writes an article speaking about an epidemic of self-censorship at U.S. universities on the subject of China. Joshua Eisenman, an Assistant Professor, at LBJ argues, "The most important issue is who governs the biggest country on earth."

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News October 15, 2018
New research explores global climate leadership, risks and fragility

LBJ Alumna Ellen Scholl and Professor Josh Busby at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC. Joshua Busby, an associate professor of public affairs and leading expert on environmental politics, published two reports on climate change in September 2018.

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News September 30, 2018
LBJ at Texas Tribune Fest 2018: Leading the dialogue on stage and online

The LBJ School is proud to have been part of the 2018 Texas Tribune Festival Sept. 27-29, which gathered nearly 400 speakers from around the state and the country to Austin to discuss, debate and share ideas about some of the most important issues of the day in more than 100 interactive events.

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News September 27, 2018
The LBJ School remembers Julius Whittier (MPAff ’76)

Longhorns’ first African-American man to letter in football passed away on Tuesday morning. The University of Texas at Austin lost one of its historical figures, trailblazers and true Longhorn Legends with the passing of Julius Whittier on Tuesday morning. A San Antonio native and 1969 Highland High School graduate, Whittier was the Longhorns' first African-American athlete to letter in football and among the first African Americans to receive a football scholarship when he came to UT in 1969.

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