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Meet the 2023 LBJ DC Fellows

The eighth cohort of graduate students in the LBJ School of Public Affairs's unique and accelerated DC Concentration have begun their coursework in Austin and they'll be in Washington before we know it. While in DC, these Master of Public Affairs and Master of Global Policy Studies students take evening coursework as well as their required, simultaneous six-month (June–December 2023) Policy Apprenticeship at a public or private policy organization throughout the city, before graduating early in December 2023. As the students begin their searches for Policy Apprenticeship placements, they need

January 26, 2023

Exceptional new faculty join the LBJ School

The LBJ School of Public Affairs announces 17 exceptional new faculty appointments for Fall 22 – Fall 23.

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November 30, 2022

Congratulations to LBJ DC’s Class of 2022

The DC Concentration aims to transition LBJ DC Fellows into the federal policy workforce a full semester earlier than traditional public policy programs. Read More
November 1, 2022

Meet the 2023 LBJ DC Fellows

The eighth cohort of graduate students in the LBJ School of Public Affairs's unique and accelerated DC Concentration have begun their coursework in Austin and they'll be in Washington before we know it.

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August 12, 2022
July 26, 2022

Become a federal policy leader in Washington DC

The LBJ School offers two pathways to policy leadership in our nation’s capital: the first is a 15-month DC Concentration within the MPAff and MGPS degree programs, and the second is the option to study foreign policy in DC for one semester.

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July 12, 2022

Experience federal policy immersion at LBJ's Washington Center

After a decade of experience in state and local government, government affairs professional Eric Bustos packed his bags to live, study and work in the nation’s capital. Read More
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July 11, 2022

"LBJ DC has been the best choice for me."

Sarah Morningred has long dreamt of working for the federal government. She says the LBJ Washington Center has been a front door to opportunities in the nation’s capital.  Read More
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July 5, 2022

2022 Policy Apprenticeships

The seventh cohort of graduate students in the LBJ School of Public Affairs's unique and accelerated DC Concentration have begun their Policy Apprenticeships in Washington, DC!

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July 1, 2022

“I’m thriving,” says LBJ DC student Da’Shon Carr

Carr isn’t new to Washington, but she’s having a new experience in the city she once called home thanks to a supportive network and courses that offer immediate real-world application 

 

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May 4, 2022

President Biden Taps Nationally Renowned Criminal Justice Researcher Nancy La Vigne to Lead National Institute of Justice

LBJ School alumna Nancy La Vigne ('91), was appointed by President Biden as the director of the National Institute of Justice, which is a part of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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