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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.
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Staying Curious: Spotlight on Noelita Lugo

Aug. 1, 2022
MSSW alum Noelita Lugo shares consulting advice and how to make positive change from within organizations.
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LBJ Graduate Jessica Jones Accepts New Position as Research Associate

July 25, 2022
Jessica Jones joins the LBJ School team in collaboration with the City of Austin and Jackson School of Geosciences to develop resilience hubs across the city.
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CONNECT Summer Cohort Announced

June 21, 2022
The summer CONNECT cohort has been announced, made up of 22 graduate student and organization matches. Students will develop consulting skills while helping organizations solve a data challenge throughout the summer.
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Latest Data Brief Explores Austin's Social Capital

June 20, 2022
Austin Area Sustainability Indicators Project has released a brief outlining their research on social capital in Austin.
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Dr. Becky Lentz Announced as Fellow with The OpEd Project

June 17, 2022
Dr. Becky Lentz has been selected to participate in the Public Voices Fellowship.