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The LBJ School Participates in UT's "40 Hours for the Forty Acres"

LBJ alumni, students and friends have the opportunity to participate in the 3rd annual 40 Hours for the Forty Acres Giving Event, a 40-hour celebration of giving benefiting the LBJ School and UT Austin. By donating before April 28 at 8 p.m., you will embrace our community and join your fellow LBJ friends near and far to help keep the LBJ School one of the premier public policy institutions in the country.

Click here to make a donation during the 40-hour time frame. Every donation to the LBJ School is meaningful, whatever the amount. Thank you for your continued support of the school!

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LBJ Washington Night At DC’s Arena Stage Salutes Tony Award Winner ALL THE WAY! 

LBJ School’s Washington Center is hosting DC alumni, DC Texas Exes, UT Archer Center and Texas Sate Society of DC  for a special LBJ Night at the Tuesday, April 12 showing of Tony Award-winner, “All the Way” at Fichlander Theater at Arena Stage.



LBJ School Rises to #11 in New U.S. News Ranking

In U.S. News and World Report’s newly published 2017 ranking of Graduate Public Affairs Schools, the LBJ School rose to 11th from its 2012 ranking of 16th. "This new ranking reflects the hard work and dedication of many," said Dean Angela Evans. "Here at LBJ, we enjoy a collaborative learning and educational environment that stretches the intellectual and policy boundaries and we’ll continue to grow and improve as we work together." 


​Vanita Gupta Delivers Keynote at 2016 Barbara Jordan National Forum, Event’s 20th Anniversary

On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, Vanita Gupta, current Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Civil Rights Division, delivered the keynote address titled "Inequality in the Criminal Justice System" for the LBJ School’s 2016 Barbara Jordan National Forum, marking the 20th anniversary of the student-led tribute to honor Jordan’s legacy.

For photos of the event, visit our Flickr page here. To read the Austin American-Statesman's coverage of the event, click here. 

For more press coverage and other media, visit our event wrapup page.