LBJ's Olmstead on a team awarded a $2.8M grant to study HIV testing intervention

March 20, 2019
LBJ's Olmstead on a team awarded a $2.8M grant to study HIV testing intervention

LBJ School roundup at the Texas Legislature 2019

March 4, 2019
The 86th Texas Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. While lawmakers, including LBJ School alumni, debate bills and bring policy to life, our students and faculty are working both behind the scenes and in front of the camera at the State Capitol. These LBJ School students, professors and researchers are delivering public testimony, informing politicians, reporting with the media and even interning in senators’ and representatives’ offices.

LBJ students, alumni and state officials connect 'Under the Dome'

Feb. 7, 2019
LBJ alumni, students and government officials and their staff gathered in the Texas State Capitol on Feb. 5 for the LBJ School's biennial networking reception, Under the Dome.

Fall 2018: Semester in Review

Dec. 18, 2018
We asked students, faculty and staff to share their favorite LBJ School memories from fall 2018. From exclusive access to top policymakers to the inaugural In the Arena Award to cutting-edge policy research, the semester was jam-packed with unforgettable moments. Can you picture yourself here? Learn more about how to apply.

Free advice for Tony Evers: How he could make Wisconsin state government work better

Dec. 14, 2018
Republicans control the Legislature, so passing new legislation is likely to prove contentious. Tony Evers should focus on making existing programs and policies work better, says LBJ Professor Don Kettl.

Cities hold the key to food sustainability

Dec. 12, 2018
Today, it is cities that that can solve our toughest challenges, including poverty and hunger, but only if their governments can prevail over the powerful interests that cities generate, says LBJ Professor Raj Patel.
LBJ student Melanie Levine holds a stuffed cocoa bean at the World Cocoa Foundation

LBJ student combines love of chocolate with public policy

Oct. 2, 2018
The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) may sound like an atypical organization to host a Master of Public Affairs student for a six-month Policy Apprenticeship. When I tell friends, peers and alumni where I am working in DC, I often see looks of confusion and delight simultaneously appear on their faces.
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Outstanding Alumni Awards reception kicks off first LBJ Alumni Weekend

Sept. 21, 2018
Awards reception kicks off first LBJ Alumni Weekend
LBJ alumni mingle at the annual Outstanding Alumni Awards reception

Outstanding LBJ alumni honored at annual awards reception

Feb. 28, 2018
Outstanding LBJ alumni honored at annual awards

Research from the LBJ School informs Raise the Age bill

April 27, 2017
LBJ School faculty, students and alumni are working to transform the juvenile justice system.