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Event Recap: The Art of Happiness: A Better World, A Better Life

Nov. 30, 2022
On Wednesday, November 9, UT faculty and staff, community members, and LBJ students and alumni joined for a conversation with psychiatrist and author Howard Cutler, M.D.
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UT researchers are working with City staff and community groups to build an Austin-wide climate atlas

Nov. 15, 2022
RGK Center professor Dr. Patrick Bixler receives a grant from NASA to create a climate atlas for Austin, working alongside local community organizations.
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Making an Impact: Spotlight on Jaclyn Le

Nov. 11, 2022
Jaclyn Le, alum of the LBJ/McCombs dual degree program, shares how she entered the world of consulting while a grad student and the importance of impact-driven work.
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Event Recap: Diversity and Philanthropic Leadership

Oct. 13, 2022
On October 5, 2022, UT faculty and staff, community supporters, and LBJ students and alumni joined for a celebration of Hispanic women alumni entitled Diversity and Philanthropic Leadership in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
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Fall 2022 CONNECT Cohort Announced

Oct. 6, 2022
The CONNECT program kicked off the fall 2022 cohort last week with 20 organizations, 13 of which are brand new to the CONNECT program.
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CONNECT Project Spotlight: BB Imaging

Sept. 20, 2022
Geethu Jacob, PhD candidate in Aerospace Engineering, completed her second semester of working with CONNECT’s first for-profit partner organization, BB Imaging.
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Event Recap: A Conversation on Affordable Housing in Austin

Sept. 19, 2022
On September 8, 2022, community supporters, UT faculty and staff, and LBJ alumni, joined students from across campus for A Conversation on Affordable Housing in Austin. Read the event recap.
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At the Forefront of Philanthropy: Spotlight on Micah Sagebiel

Sept. 13, 2022
Portfolio alum Micah Sagebiel (MPAff) now works at The Philanthropy Roundtable, supporting programs and policies to support philanthropy across the country.
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Student Summer 2022 Internship Spotlights

Aug. 18, 2022
Students in the Nonprofit Studies portfolio program spent their summers interning with a variety of organizations.
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New Kozmetsky Fellow Announced: Gabrielle Douthitt

Aug. 3, 2022
Incoming MPAff candidate Gabrielle Douthitt is the newest recipient of the Kozmetsky Fellowship.