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Feature June 21, 2018

5 tips to make the most out of your internship

The Office of Career Management at the LBJ School of Public Affairs is a centralized office charged with assisting students and alumni with meeting their career goals while making connections between their academic studies and life beyond the university. Career Resource Specialist Lauren Berryhill

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Feature June 12, 2018

The Graduating Class of 2018: Amanda McKee

“My policy research project was my most cherished experience here at LBJ,” said Amanda McKee, a 2018 MGPS graduate who studied the security, law and diplomacy track. Amanda, along with her peers, participated in a policy research project (PRP) that examined integration and cooperation between the

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Amanda McKee throws up Hook 'Em Horns
Feature June 5, 2018

The Graduating Class of 2018: Amara Uyanna

Come August, recent graduate Amara Uyanna (MGPS) will leave Austin and move more than 8,000 miles away to Doha, Qatar where she will begin life as a program manager with Al Jazeera. “My Crook Fellowship led to my job with Al Jazeera,” Amara said. During the summer of 2017, Amara was a recipient of

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Feature June 1, 2018

The Graduating Class of 2018: Josh Meuth Alldredge

Real-world experience Josh Meuth Alldredge (MGPS) graduated two weeks ago. When he looks back on his time at the school, the opportunities for real-world experience stand out most. “Innovations for Peace and Development sticks out as a defining experience,” Josh said. Innovations for Peace and

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LBJ student pictured with Mexican Federal Police
Feature June 1, 2018

The Graduating Class of 2018: Justin Thompson

A career change . . . and a dual degree JThompson_Wudang.jpg Justin C. Thompson spent seven years in finance and immigration law and four years teaching English and accounting in China before he began researching graduate degrees. “I was originally looking at the Earth & Energy Resources (EER)

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Justin Thompson at the Great Wall of China
Feature May 22, 2018

The Graduating Class of 2018: Annie Jones

Appointed by the Governor In 2017, Governor Greg Abbott appointed LBJ School student Annie Jones (Dual MPAff/LAW) to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, which oversees all public post-secondary education in the state. Annie served as the student member of the Coordinating Board. “I’ve

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Annie Jones, LBJ School student
Feature May 17, 2018

The Graduating Class of 2018: Roosevelt Neely

Civil Rights in Burnt Orange “It’s starting to feel real,” Roosevelt said a few days before the LBJ School’s 2018 graduation ceremony. Roosevelt, who will serve as class speaker, has been working on a documentary project called Civil Rights in Burnt Orange in his final days as a student. Civil

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Roosevelt Neely
Feature May 15, 2018

The Graduating Class of 2018: Estevan Delgado

The Journey Begins Estevan Delgado will be the first in his family to graduate from college. “Legislative advocacy was something I always wanted to pursue, but I didn’t really know whether or not I could pursue it being a first generation college student,” Estevan said. Estevan initially set out to

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Estevan Delgado 2018 LBJ School Student
Feature May 4, 2018

The Graduating Class of 2018: Tasha Bylenok

“It’s crazy but Camp LBJ seems like yesterday.” Tasha Bylenok remembers the first time she walked into the LBJ School. “I attended a prospective student day at the LBJ School, and I got to chat with several students who seemed so happy and involved,” she said. “I got a really good sense of the

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Tasha Group Photo, Homepage
News March 29, 2018

LBJ School Faculty and Students Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Fair Housing Act Throughout April

(Above) President Lyndon B. Johnson signs into law the Fair Housing Act of 1968 Austin, Texas (March 29, 2018) – April 11 marks the 50 th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Fair Housing Act of 1968. Intended as a follow up to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Fair Housing Act

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LBJ signs the Fair Housing Act into law in 1968