Topic: LBJ School of Public Affairs

UT Student Research Sheds Light on Veterans’ Mental Health

Nov. 10, 2015
Army combat helmets

Texas is home to 1.7 million veterans, and many have mental health needs that are going untreated. To learn more about how Texas can support veterans’ mental health, six LBJ School students conducted a policy research project that has had a big impact.

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Conference Will Explore Recent Dramatic Events in Europe

Oct. 27, 2015

The LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin will host "The Eurozone and the Americas: Debt and Democracy," a two-day conference with policy experts and political leaders from Europe and North and South America.

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HUD Secretary Julián Castro To Deliver Keynote Address

Sept. 4, 2015
Julian Castro

Julián Castro, secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and former San Antonio mayor, will deliver a keynote speech at the LBJ School of Public Affairs’ 2015 Reimagining Cities Conference on the 50th anniversary of the department’s creation.

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Texas’ $37M Physical Education Program Didn't Reduce Obesity

Aug. 24, 2015

A new article by researchers at UT Austin reports that Texas Fitness Now, Texas’ $37 million physical education program, had no effect on children’s weight.

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Professor Aims to Expand Art Audiences With $3.5M Grant

July 22, 2015
Francie Ostrower

Professor Francie Ostrower is the recipient of a $3.5 million grant from The Wallace Foundation to study how performing arts organizations can develop approaches to attracting new audiences with the aim of generating useful lessons for arts organizations across the nation.

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