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NewsMay 30, 2019

Innovation Bound, the annual celebration of LBJ School policy research

Core to the LBJ School's mission is "getting it done" — developing solutions to policy problems through scholarship and public discourse. Every year, faculty and students take on research that melds the theoretical and the practical, exploring the world through hands-on field work and data analysis to address issues critical to the health of American democracy and global society. Innovation Bound celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished scholars.

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NewsApril 17, 2019

Innovation Bound, the annual celebration of LBJ School policy research: April 23, 2019

Core to the LBJ School's mission is "getting it done" — developing solutions to policy problems through scholarship and public discourse. Every year, faculty and students take on research that melds the theoretical and the practical, exploring the world through hands-on field work and data analysis to address issues critical to the health of American democracy and global society. Innovation Bound celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished scholars.

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NewsNovember 29, 2018

RGK Center, LBJ School host 47th ARNOVA conference on nonprofit sector role during and after crises

The LBJ School's RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service and Texas host committee convened more than 800 scholars and practitioners on the theme "From Relief to Resilience: How Philanthropy, Nonprofits and Volunteers Bridge the Gap between Crisis and Sustainability" at the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) 47th annual conference, held in Austin Nov. 15-17.

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NewsApril 18, 2018

Innovation Bound — the annual celebration of LBJ School policy research held April 30, 2018; special student poster session added to day’s research tribute

The LBJ School prides itself on contributing viable solutions to society through the public and social dialogue of our world. Throughout each year, both students and faculty undertake timely policy research to stretch intellectual boundaries and tackle the most complex problems of our day. INNOVATION BOUND celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished faculty and students.

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NewsSeptember 26, 2017

LBJ School appoints David Springer as interim associate dean for academic strategies

David Springer, currently the Director of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service, a University Distinguished Teaching Professor, and Fellow to the Sid Richardson Chair at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin has been appointed interim Associate Dean for Academic Strategies for the LBJ School.

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NewsJanuary 19, 2017

INNOVATION BOUND: The annual celebration of LBJ School policy research

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.

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Media MentionJanuary 16, 2017

Researchers recommend Rundberg funding, improvements

Some University of Texas at Austin researchers are recommending the city take steps to continue investing in the Rundberg area after federal grant funding for the "Restore Rundberg" project ran out. LBJ Professor and RGK Center Director David Springer served as the principal investigator of Restore Rundberg, a three-year, $1 million grant from the Department of Justice to improve the quality of life, health, safety, education and well-being of individuals living and working in the Rundberg neighborhood. 

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Media MentionNovember 18, 2016

Austin Police Department seeks to change perception of police

The RGK Center's Restore Rundberg Initiative is cited in Austin Police Department's efforts to improve community relations.

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Media MentionOctober 28, 2016

Watch as young kids celebrate Halloween in Austin's Rundberg neighborhood

The Restore Rundberg project has led to a 15 percent reduction in violent crime and 50 percent reduction in aggravated robberies.

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NewsOctober 20, 2016

David Springer awarded NASPAA’s "Public Service Matters” spotlight honor

David Springer, LBJ School professor and Director of the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service, has been awarded the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) annual “Public Service Matters” Spotlight honor.

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