Student Activities

Student Activities

Feature March 24, 2017

Katie Naranjo, MPAff '17, Shares Benefits of LBJ School Experience

Katie chose the LBJ School as a place to continue her education in the policy process and build her public policy network.

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LBJ Student Katie Naranjo with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
News March 21, 2017

Tokyo Trip Provides LBJ School Student with Insights into Gender, Work Culture in Japan

Second-year Master of Global Policy Studies student Mary Vo spent a week in Tokyo as part of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs’ Asia Dialogues program.

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Mary Vo with delegates of the Asia Dialogues program
News March 9, 2017

LBJ Faculty, Alumni, Students Participate in SXSW 2017

The ten days in March devoted to the annual SXSW Conference and Festivals are an exciting time to be in Austin. Find out how the LBJ School community, from faculty to students and alumni, are engaged at SXSW 2017.

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SXSW Registration banner
News March 9, 2017

LBJ Students Work with Austin Housing Authority on "Smart City" Project

Professor Sherri Greenberg's students tackle technology issues for real-world clients during a class project with real-world impact.

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Smart cities are about housing affordability, mobility, public engagement and technology, workforce development and wellness.
Media Mention March 8, 2017

A Pro-Women Opportunity for U.S. Policymakers

Master of Global Policy students Mary Vo, Lina Nabulsi and Cassie Gianni penned an op-ed advocating for congressional funding of the new Global Food Security Act. A fully funded GFSA would support programs to “enhance the nutritional health and agricultural livelihood activities of poor women in

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Cassava farming
News March 8, 2017

Three Weeks in Mumbai

Sarah Blumberg, an LBJ School student pursuing a Master of Global Policy Studies, spent her winter break in Mumbai as a volunteer English teacher.

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LBJ student Sarah Blumberg and her cohort shown in front of the Ashte village Community Center
News March 1, 2017

Global Policy Student Worked with Colombian School to Ensure Continued Funding

Luisa Alejandra Tello, a first-year student in the Master of Global Policy Studies program, spent her winter break in Bogota, Colombia, working with Instituto Pedagogico Nacional (IPN), a public school offering education from preschool through high school.

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Luisa Alejandra Tello with Alejandro Alvarez
News February 17, 2017

LBJ School Student Experiences Legislative Tensions Firsthand

Testimony by LBJ School student (MPAff ’18) and NARAL legislative intern Margaret Hennessy abruptly ended during a Texas State Senate Health and Human Services Committee hearing.

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LBJ student Margaret Hennessy testifies at a Texas State Senate Health and Human Services Committee hearing.
Media Mention February 16, 2017

Texas Senator Shatters Table Trying to Silence Woman Testifying Against Anti-Abortion Bill

Pro-choice testimony by LBJ School student (MPAff ’18) and NARAL legislative intern Margaret Hennessy abruptly ended during a Texas State Senate Health and Human Services Committee hearing.

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Hennessy testifies before the senate committee.
News February 14, 2017

LBJ School Students Honor Barbara Jordan's Life, Legacy with Annual Forum

The Barbara Jordan National Forum is a student-driven, week-long tribute honoring the memory of politician, policymaker and educator Barbara Jordan, who ended her career as the Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair of Public Policy at the LBJ School.

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Barbara Jordan National Forum student co-chairs stand in front of a plaque with a quote from Barbara Jordan

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