LBJ School health economist studies programs designed to promote addiction recovery

June 1, 2022
Todd Olmstead will serve as co-principal investigator and co-investigator on two NIH grants totaling $15M  

Class of 2022: Chelsi Chang chosen as student speaker

May 11, 2022
It is the Graduate Public Affair Council's pleasure to announce that Chelsi Chang will be our LBJ School Class of 2021 Student Commencement Speaker!
Englert Donor Wall Plaque

Brad Englert (MPAff '84) endows a fellowship for LBJ students

May 10, 2022
The Mr. and Mrs. Bradley G.

Texas juvenile justice leader departs with state agency at critical juncture

May 9, 2022
Cain was appointed in 2018 by Gov. Greg Abbott and was tasked with resolving staffing and violence issues that have plagued the org for more than a decade.
Alyssa Goessler

Alyssa Goessler (MGPS/Middle Eastern Studies '22) finds her place in space policy

May 9, 2022
Dual degree student creates a place for herself in an emerging field: protecting the largest frontier.

Two men have died in Texas prison cell fires after warnings of broken alarms were ignored

May 9, 2022
"Fire safety is one of the things that is so fundamental for prison officials," said Michele Deitch, a senior lecturer in criminal justice at University of Texas at Austin.

President Biden Taps Nationally Renowned Criminal Justice Researcher Nancy La Vigne to Lead National Institute of Justice

May 4, 2022
LBJ School alumna Nancy La Vigne ('91), was appointed by President Biden as the director of the National Institute of Justice, which is a part of the U.S. Department of Justice.

Abortion pills by mail pose challenge for officials in red states

May 4, 2022
"The need for abortion will not go away," said Abigail Aiken, an associate professor of public affairs at the University of Texas at Austin who
RGK CONNECT Community Showcase event

CONNECT Community Showcase celebrates program impact in the community

May 3, 2022
On Thursday April 21, graduate students, community members, UT faculty and staff, and other supporters attended the CONNECT Community Showcase event at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

Texas' restrictive abortion law previews a post-Roe America

May 3, 2022
When Politico published a draft opinion leaked from the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, the nation confronted the reality that Roe v.