Topic: LBJ School of Public Affairs

UT Austin Launches China Policy Center

June 29, 2017
David Firestein

New China Policy Center will make contributions to China-related policy topics.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: U.S. Rep. John Lewis visits campus

March 21, 2017

U.S. Rep. John Lewis and his co-authors will discuss their graphic memoir “MARCH,” which exposes the fear, fight and freedom won through political engagement. 

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Major Risk Factors For Childhood Obesity Lie Outside School

Nov. 2, 2016
childhood obesity, Paul von Hippel

Increases in overweight and obesity rates among young children occur during summer vacations, not during the school year, according to research from the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

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Abortion Demand Increases with Zika Virus Advisories

June 22, 2016

Requests for abortions increased significantly in Latin American countries that issued warnings to pregnant women about complications associated with Zika virus infection. 

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Crowdsourced Map Uncovers Social Innovation in Austin

March 11, 2016

Researchers at UT Austin’s RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service are launching a map that allows visitors to easily find the city’s social innovators.

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