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News September 26, 2017

LBJ Students Comprise Social Media Team at Trib Fest '17

LBJ School students formed the heart of the 2017 Texas Tribune Festival’s social media team, providing coverage all-weekend long of this innovative, three-day event that brings together leading policy experts, practitioners and media to explore our state and nation’s most pressing issues.

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LBJ School students with CNN's Chris Cillizza
News September 18, 2017

MGPS Student Connects Data, Sustainability in Uganda

Second-year Master of Global Policy Studies student Hina Acharya spent the summer as an intern for the Open Sustainability Institute in Kampala, Uganda.

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Hina Acharya in Uganda
News August 16, 2017

LBJ Archer Fellows Live, Work in Nation's Capital

During the summer of 2017, four LBJ School students were selected as Graduate Archer Fellows, affording them the opportunity to live and work in the heart of our nation’s capital.

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Four Archer Fellows in Washington, DC
News August 16, 2017

LBJ School Crook Fellows Intern Across the Globe

The LBJ School provides grants through the Crook Program to support students undertaking summer internships for non-profit, non-governmental or governmental organizations that conduct development projects in the developing world.

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Crook Fellow Kathleen Whitton at the Uganda equator
News August 14, 2017

Gone to LBJ: Meet some of the newest members of the LBJ School

Congratulations! You’re among the LBJ School’s entering class of 2017 and The University of Texas at Austin, an iconic, world-renowned institution. You’ve chosen to build your future on our legacy of bold, fearless action. Make every day count, because you are about to change the world.

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2017 Gone to Texas: Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs
News July 21, 2017

LBJ Crook Fellow Interns with Sustainability International to coordinate bioremediation efforts in the Niger Delta region

2017 Crook Fellow Amara Uyanna is interning with Sustainability International this summer in Nigeria, and updates us here on the environmental conditions of the Niger Delta region, where among other responsibilities she is coordinating bioremediation efforts in the area.

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Amara Uyanna poses with children in Nigeria
News July 21, 2017

LBJ Crook Fellow Interns with Artists for Soup, dedicated to reducing poverty through empowerment of women and children

LBJ student Jessi Stafford (MGPS) has taken a summer internship with Artists for Soup, a nonprofit dedicated to reducing hunger, malnutrition and poverty through empowering women and secondary school students. Stafford shares her observations on living in poverty in La Paz Centro, Nicaragua.

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Student Jessi Stafford with children in La Paz Centro, Nicaragua
News July 18, 2017

Pioneering Exchange: LBJ Student Explores China as Part of New Exchange Program with Fudan University

Each year, LBJ School students travel the world as part of a variety of foreign exchange partnerships. Kirt Smith (MGPS '17) spent a summer in Shanghai at Fudan University's School of International Relations and Public Affairs to deepen his knowledge of Chinese politics and experience with the Mandarin language.

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LBJ Student Kirt Smith stands in front of the Shanghai skyline
News June 26, 2017

LBJ Student Policy Research Project Supports Collaboration Among Area Service Providers in Addressing Poverty

A 2016-17 Policy Research Project led by the LBJ School’s Chris King focused on 2-Gen strategies in Central Texas to streamline and coordinate the services provided to families to help them improve their economic situation.

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News June 15, 2017

LBJ School Student-Drafted Legislation Passes House Higher Education Committee

Six LBJ School students wrote a bill to improve coordination between high schools and higher education institutions regarding dual-credit courses.

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View of the Capitol Building from the UT campus South Mall