Topic: LBJ School of Public Affairs

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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Seton and UT Austin to Improve Healthcare Services Delivery

July 16, 2015
lbj school

Seton Healthcare Family and UT Austin's Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs have announced the funding of seven new health care research studies aimed at resolving critical health and health care services delivery problems in Central Texas.

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On McDonald’s Birthday, What it Needs to Keep in Mind

April 16, 2015

McDonald’s was never meant to be a place to stay. 

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