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June 25, 2013 - News

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, one of the leading educational foundations in the country, has selected The University of Texas at Austin as a distinguished institution for training the next generation of history teachers. Twenty-five primary and secondary education teachers from schools throughout the country (including three in Texas) will participate in a weeklong seminar on the UT Austin campus, where they will work closely with faculty members to improve the quality of history education in their schools and communities. LBJ School Professor Jeremi Suri will lead the seminar.

June 18, 2013 - News

The 2013 edition of the Thinkers and Doers Summer Internship Blog has launched with 6 student bloggers focusing on policy issues for a variety of governmental, non-governmental and non-profit organizations around the world and close to home. From agriculture, food security and nutrition, to juvenile justice issues in Texas, entrepreneurial development, education and poverty, these student interns will share their on-going stories as they develop the skills to become change agents in the world of public affairs. We invite you to meet our bloggers and learn about their various policy interests and then follow along as they describe their fieldwork.

June 13, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Monday, June 17, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Washington, D.C. Alumni & Summer Intern Happy Hour

June 13, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

New York Alumni Happy Hour at the Stag's Head

May 29, 2013 - News

Daniel Sepulveda (MPAff '96) has been nominated by President Barack Obama as a candidate for the position of Ambassador.

May 21, 2013 - News

In a day of celebration, family and friends were invited to watch a new generation of game changers and policy makers receive their graduate degrees at the 2013 LBJ School Commencement ceremony.

May 20, 2013 - News

Five graduating Master of Public Affairs students traveled to Philadelphia in March to compete against teams from eight other policy schools in the Fels Institute of Government’s second annual Public Policy Challenge. Their proposal was to develop a mobile phone app called Route360, which displayed real-time information on all Austin transportation alternatives from biking to driving to taking the bus or light rail.

May 14, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

May 7, 2013 - News

President and CEO of CARE USA Helene Gayle will deliver the convocation address on Saturday, May 18, to the 2013 graduating class of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

May 6, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

May 6, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

May 3, 2013 - News

The LBJ School of Public Affairs will admit the first class of students for its new Executive Master in Public Leadership (EMPL) beginning in May 2014. This is the school’s first full degree program in executive education and the only program of its kind in Texas. Visit the EMPL website.

April 19, 2013 - News

The LBJ School of Public Affairs’ Washington, D.C. Program enters its third year with two summer graduate courses taught by nationally recognized practitioners as adjunct faculty.

April 15, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Friday, April 26, 2013 (All day) - Saturday, April 27, 2013 (All day)

LBJ School of Public Affairs’ Technology and Public Policy Program, and the University of Texas at Austin’s Telecommunications and Information Policy Institute are proud to present Digital Inclusion in Texas, a conference and colloquium. The conference will bring together noted scholars, representatives of federal, state, and city government, and nonprofit advocacy organizations to address gaps in broadband adoption throughout the United States.

April 11, 2013 - News

The Texas Tribune is partnering with The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs for the next installment of Texas Tribune Festival’s “On The Road” series, titled “Health Care.” The daylong symposium will cover major issues in health care policy in Texas and will include discussions about the Affordable Care Act, women’s health, cost containment and the impact of technological innovation on medicine. The event will take place April 25 at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. In addition to several LBJ School alumni who will be speaking on panels, LBJ School Professor David Warner, a health care policy expert, will be moderating a panel on cost containment.

April 9, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

'Dillo Cup 2013

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