Archive for: LBJ School of Public Affairs

 

A Seat at the Table

While growing up in one of America’s “food deserts,” Johnie Jones III, MPAff ’11, watched his neighbors struggle. Now he’s working to give low-income families...

 
 

UT Study Shows Link Between Climate and Obesity

Can’t bear to drag yourself to the gym in today’s 91-degree Central Texas heat? There’s now scientific validation for that age-old excuse. According...

 
 

A Voice for Migrant Students

Some 51,000 of Texas’ migrant farmworkers are students, and for 27 years, UT has been helping them stay in school. It was a familiar conversation, as routine...

 
 

Longhorns Raise $30,000 for Junior the Wendy’s Guy—Now What?

Last week, we brought you the news that Benjamin McPhaul, BA ’11, was raising money to help Ishmael “Junior” Mohammed Jr., the former cashier who earned...

 
 

Operation Diplomacy

With the military carrying out much of U.S. foreign policy, two UT scholars look at the vanishing role of the American diplomat. As American forces withdraw...

 
 

Fixing Congress: LBJ School Report Recommends Reforms

As we enter Day 10 of the partial government shutdown, Americans’ faith in the U.S. Congress is at an all-time low: a mere 5 percent of respondents in a recent...

 
 

Socks with Soul

Mitscoots is a sock company with a funny name and a serious goal. In a quiet West Austin office park lies a room filled with socks. Lime green and gray size large...

 
 

Gingrich Touts Value of Academic Research at LBJ Library

Former speaker of the House and Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich visited the LBJ Presidential Library at UT last Thursday for a talk titled “Leadership...

 
 

Kids in Cages

UT lecturer and juvenile justice reformer Michele Deitch, whose class was recently voted the most valuable in the LBJ School of Public Affairs, says Texas prisons...

 
 

UT, Dell Recognize Nation’s Most Promising Entrepreneurs

Further proof that Austin is well on its way to becoming the next Silicon Valley: the Dell Social Innovation Challenge—a partnership between UT-Austin and tech...

 
 
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