Julian Bond, American civil rights movement leader, lifelong social activist and facilitator of nonviolent demonstrations across the country, will deliver the 2015 Barbara Jordan Forum keynote address Feb. 4, 2015 at 12:00 p.m. in the Lady Bird Johnson auditorium at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.
The University of Texas at Austin has established two unique, integrated three-year dual degree programs blending the study
of public policy and law. Offered by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the UT School of Law, these are the only such programs among top ranked public affairs and law schools in the United States. The programs begin in the summer, and applications for admission in 2015 are now being accepted.
The LBJ School’s new Washington Center hosted a State of the Union watch party with special guest, former Clinton administration press secretary Mike McCurry, in Washington, D.C. Jan. 20, 2015. More than 70 LBJ Alumni and Texas Exes DC members joined McCurry and executive director Thomas O’Donnell in conversations online via a live-tweeting session prior to the address kickoff.
Professor Todd Olmstead is directing a policy research project with students aimed at rethinking the delivery of pre-hospital emergency care. Throughout the year, the students taking the PRP will brainstorm alternate points of contact and protocols for improving patient-centered, out-of-hospital care.