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NewsMarch 20, 2017

Angela Evans, Dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs, receives honor for contributions to scholarship and policy

Angela Evans, Dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, is the recipient of the American Society for Public Administration’s (ASPA) Paul P. Van Riper Award for Excellence and Service.

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Media MentionMay 3, 2016

Vietnam War Summit: A real-world lab for students at LBJ School

The Vietnam War Summit was a noteworthy endeavor by many measures. The three days of panels and speakers, the veteran recognition ceremonies, the 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. — all elicited a variety of emotions, sparked renewed debate and served to inform and engage a new generation of public policy students.

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Media MentionFebruary 28, 2016

Public Affairs Dean Wants Research to Reach Policy Makers Faster

Angela Evans was drawn to the deanship at the University of Texas at Austin’s Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs for many reasons, namely the school’s national reputation and its history of informing critical policy debates. But it was the collaborative spirit Ms. Evans sensed throughout the school that sealed the deal, she says.

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NewsMarch 31, 2015

PRI Awards 2015-16

The resources available through the Urban Program and International Program of the Policy Research Institute (PRI) are an important asset to the LBJ School. The Urban Program provides funding for research projects on public policy issues of metropolitan areas, regionalism and inter-governmental relations in the U.S. and abroad.

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Media MentionApril 12, 2014

Official toll overlooks many injuries

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NewsJanuary 30, 2014

Cynthia Osborne Elected to APPAM Policy Council

Cynthia Osborne, the Director of the Child and Family Research Partnership and an Associate Professor of Public Affairs at the LBJ School, has been elected to a four-year term on the Policy Council of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM).

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NewsNovember 11, 2013

LBJ School Report Proposes Ways to Break Congressional Gridlock

Amid growing public frustration over congressional gridlock, a LBJ School new report is recommending a number of reforms with the goal of improving congressional procedures and encouraging compromise. “‘Reclamation of the U.S. Congress’ goes beyond merely restating contemporary dissatisfactions with Washington to provide a detailed analysis of potential congressional reform proposals — both in terms of historical context and in recognition of contemporary political influences,” said Clinical Professor Angela Evans, who led the project for the LBJ School and, before that, spent 30 years at the Congressional Research Service where she served as deputy director.

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Media MentionNovember 4, 2013

Only Congress Can Fix Congress. Here's How.

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Media MentionOctober 16, 2013

Ideas to Fix Gridlock in Washington

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Media MentionOctober 10, 2013

Fixing Congress: LBJ School Report Recommends Reforms

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