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LBJ School and Middle Eastern Studies Dual Degree Student Profiled by UT Office of Graduate Studies

Joanne SchenkeAUSTIN, Texas-- February 1, 2011-- The University of Texas at Austin's Office of Graduate Studies profiled LBJ School and Middle Eastern Studies Dual Degree Student Joanna Schenke in a piece titled "Aspiring Diplomat: Meet dual-degree student, Joanna Schenke."  Complete with a video interview of Schenke, the piece delves into how Schenke got interested in foreign affairs and how The University of Texas at Austin and the LBJ School of Public Affairs have allowed her to combine her interests into two degrees that will aid her as she aims for a career at the U.S. State Department.

“UT allows me to pursue both degrees simultaneously, but in their entirety,” says Schenke. “I liked the idea that I could continue the Turkish language program, start learning Arabic and do the entire course of study at the LBJ School.”

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