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October 10, 2008 - News

Alumna Margo Weisz (‘94) will be the featured speaker for the next installment in the Alumni Speaker Series, which will be on October 14th at 12:15p.m. in the student lounge. She will give a talk entitled "Financial Opportunity--building economic opportunity in lower income communities."

October 3, 2008 - News

LBJ School faculty members including James K. Galbraith, Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations and Professor of Government; Professor Robert D. Auerbach and Ray Marshall, former U.S. Labor Secretary and Professor Emeritus and holder of the Audre and Bernard Rapoport Centennial Chair in Economics and Public Affairs, are providing expertise and insight into the current U.S. financial crisis across a wide spectrum of forums. These distinguished professors, in addition to others, are informing the national conversation through a varieity of forums, ranging from opinion pieces to news stories to recently published works.

September 18, 2008 - News

The Center for Politics and Governance (CPG) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs will host a panel of prominent election officials for "Voting System Integrity: Can We Be Confident in the Accuracy of the Results?" at 2 p.m., Sept. 29 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on The University of Texas at Austin campus.

September 15, 2008 - News

Word is quickly spreading about the LBJ School’s inaugural Master of Global Policy Studies (MGPS) program, generating positive early reviews in its debut semester.

September 4, 2008 - News

On Thursday, September 25, 2008, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, in conjunction with the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the UT School of Law, and the Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution will host Foreign Policy Challenges for the Next President, with Lee H. Hamilton, former Congressman and president and director of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

September 4, 2008 - News

The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will welcome former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright to help launch the School’s new Master of Global Policy Studies (MGPS) degree on Wednesday evening, September 10 at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library in Austin, Texas.

August 20, 2008 - News

The TPP-ACT is a part of the Las Comadres Para Las Americas Legacy Programs Institute. The state-level program is designed to encourage Latina leaders in the business, nonprofit, and government communities to participate in the political process by being informed on issues, candidates, and voting. The program consists of rigorous and diverse sessions led by some of the state’s foremost leaders in Texas and national politics and government. Successful participants in the TPP-ACT complete the program with skills needed to consider serving the public by seeking elected or appointed office.

August 20, 2008 - News

The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) has inaugurated its newest member – The University of Texas at Austin’s own Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs – in anticipation of the school’s new global policy program.

August 19, 2008 - News

The LBJ School of Public Affairs is welcoming 140 new masters candidates this fall. The School admitted 35 students under the School’s new Master of Global Policy Studies (MGPS) program and an additional eleven students are transferring from the Master of Public Affairs (MPAff) program to join the first class.

December 14, 2007 - News

 LBJ Professor Alan Kuperman discusses the recent isotope shortage with several media outlets.

December 13, 2006 - News

Sharla Megilligan and Mehul Patel are among the distinguished alumni from the class of 2004 who are making a profound difference in the lives of children and coffee growers in the Dominican Republic.

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