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News October 19, 2017

Rep. James Clyburn to Meet with LBJ School Students as Part of Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series

Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) will visit the LBJ School of Public Affairs on Friday, Oct. 20, to meet with students as part of the Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series.

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Representative James Clyburn
News October 16, 2017

LBJ School to Host Rob Reiner, Woody Harrelson for LBJ Movie Screening

The LBJ School will host an advance screening of the major motion picture LBJ , with special guests Rob Reiner, the film’s director, and Woody Harrelson, the actor who plays Lyndon B. Johnson.

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LBJ movie poster with Woody Harrelson
News October 16, 2017

LBJ Students Attend Texas National Security Forum

The LBJ School of Public Affairs co-sponsored the fourth annual Texas National Security Forum at The University of Texas at Austin. Presented by the Intelligence Studies Project , the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law , and the Clements Center for National Security , “Alliances and Partnerships in American National Security” drew leading experts on defense, intelligence, diplomacy and international financial policy and featured keynote speaker Michael Pompeo, current CIA director.

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Michael Pompeo and Stephen Slick at the Texas National Security Forum
News October 9, 2017

Texas 2030 Conference Explores Impact of State and National Policy Changes to Trade, Immigration, Border Governance

The implications of state and national policy changes in the areas of trade, immigration and border governance are the focus of “Texas 2030: Texas in a Changing World Economy,” a one-day symposium hosted by the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin on October 16. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

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Texas 2030: Texas in a Changing World Economy
News October 9, 2017

LBJ School and Federal Reserve Convene Workforce, Economic Experts at National Conference

The LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Federal Reserve, featuring all 12 of the Federal Reserve System's regional banks and the Board of Governors, convened the Investing in America's Workforce national conference to generate conversation about how to leverage community resources, policy and social investments to build connections between businesses and workers.

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Heath Prince, director of the Ray Marshall Center at the LBJ School, in front of Investing in America's Workforce powerpoint slide
News October 3, 2017

Former Vice President Joe Biden Visits with LBJ Students

LBJ School students met with former Vice President Joe Biden, after his address to a 900+ person crowd at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library.

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Joe Biden speaks with LBJ School of Public Affairs students as part of an exclusive meet and greet
News October 2, 2017

Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series Brings High-Level Visitors to LBJ School

U.S. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D–MD), Texas State Senator Kirk Watson (D–Austin) and Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins visited the LBJ School of Public Affairs as featured speakers in the Dean’s Distinguished Leaders Series.

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Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins speaks to students
News April 13, 2017

LBJ School Center for the Study of Race and Democracy Hosts Men's Basketball Coach Shaka Smart for Conversation on Sports, Democracy

The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) at the LBJ School hosted a Conversation on Race, Sports and Citizenship featuring UT Austin’s men’s Head Basketball Coach Shaka Smart.

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Shaka Smart and Peniel Joseph talk to a crowd in Bass Lecture Hall
News April 6, 2017

LBJ School Professor to Host DC Event on Nuclear Security

Update: View presentations from event on YouTube AUSTIN, Texas, April 4, 2017 – LBJ School professor and founding coordinator of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project (NPPP) Alan Kuperman will host an event on nuclear security to provide lessons for the Trump Administration and honor the

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Alan Kuperman delivers remarks at the International Symposium on Highly Enriched Uranium Minimization
News March 21, 2017

LBJ School hosts civil rights icon U.S. Representative John Lewis, co-author and illustrator for discussion on award-winning graphic memoir “MARCH”

On Friday, March 24, Rep. John Lewis, co-author Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell will visit The University of Texas at Austin for a discussion of "MARCH," a graphic memoir exposing the fear, fight and freedom won through political engagement.

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Art from John Lewis' graphic memoir, "MARCH"