LBJ professor Jacqueline Angel sits on a SXSW panel on cities as incubators for successful aging.
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Since 1989, tens of thousands of people from all over the world have flocked to Austin, Texas for the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals. SXSW includes a multitrack conference that runs concurrently with interactive, film, music and comedy festivals, bringing visitors together around topics like marketing, design, technology, government, health, the entertainment industry, social impact and so much more. Below are some of the ways that the LBJ School community, from faculty to students and alumni, are engaged at SXSW 2018.
By 2025, at least one-fifth of the population of 15 countries in the Americas will be 60 or older. As in the United States, the older population itself in Latin America is rapidly aging, and those 80 and over are projected to quadruple from 2015 to 2050. LBJ professor Jacqui Angel is a leading voice on aging and will participate in the Conference Series on Aging in the Americas in September.
Jacqueline Angel, a professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, has released a new book on the challenges of caring for the aging.
Three students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin are the recipients of the 2017 Central Texas American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) James McGrew Research Award, which recognizes outstanding student research in the field of public administration and/or public policy.
Policy Research Institute funding will grant 12 LBJ School faculty members the opportunity to pursue important research projects on complex, relevant policy issues.
Master of Public Affairs students Haley Chambers, Christine Leal and Samuel Storey represented the LBJ School at the University of Pennsylvania Policy Proposal Challenge Invitational occurring March 24–26, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, making it to the semi-finals.
Jacqui Angel, professor of public affairs and sociology, serves as a graduate adviser to LBJ School students in the MPAff program.
In an annual celebration, the LBJ School community will convene on February 8, 2017, to celebrate the published works of our distinguished faculty and impassioned students.
Jacqueline Angel outlines possible repercussions of modifying the Affordable Care Act.
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