Jason Wible, a Master's of Public Affairs student at the LBJ School, alongside friends David Harris and Brian Carver, formed 308 Grace Street, a nonprofit fellowship program, in 2013 as a means to help fund policy students wishing to serve their nation and communities. 308 Grace Street will award a second-year LBJ student a $15,000 fellowship this year.
Rajeev Patel, LBJ School research professor who studies the global food system, discusses the impact of fast food giant McDonald's rise to fame and the future for the company in the wake of higher wage campaigns and demands for healthier food options by consumers.
The Intelligence Studies Project of the University of Texas at Austin announces the inaugural round of an annual competition recognizing outstanding student research and writing on topics related to intelligence and national security. The winner of the “Inman Award” will receive a cash prize of $5000, with two semifinalists each receiving a cash prize of $2500.
Luci Baines Johnson and her husband, Ian Turpin, have made a $1 million challenge gift to support the newly launched LBJ School Washington Center established by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. The gift will be directed specifically to create fellowships and professional internship stipends for students entering the center's unique federal policy focused 18-month master's program.