SPRING
2013


LBJ School of Public Affairs

In This Issue

New Visiting Professor Shirley Franklin
Condoleezza Rice visit
State Representative Gene Wu
Congressional use of social media

VIDEO: Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin Named Barbara Jordan Visiting Professor

Shirley Franklin, who served two terms as mayor of Atlanta, brings her wealth of experience to the LBJ School of Public Affairs as the Barbara Jordan Visiting Professor in Ethics and Political Values. Watch the video.


Condoleezza Rice Speaks About Leadership, Iraq War, Education During LBJ School Visit

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke at the LBJ School on March 18 on a variety of topics ranging from the anniversary of the start of the Iraq war to leadership, education, health care, and international development. Read more.


Q&A with State Representative and Alumnus Gene Wu

Gene Wu

Freshman Texas State Representative Gene Wu (MPAff 2004) shares his thoughts on the greatest policy challenges facing Texas and the U.S. and his inspiration for running for office. Read the Q&A.


Congressional Use of Social Media Revealed in LBJ School Research

LBJ School Lecturer Sherri Greenberg led 17 LBJ School student researchers in collecting data from official congressional Twitter and Facebook accounts to analyze how members of Congress use social media. Learn more.

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