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LBJ School Returning to Nation’s Capital with New Washington Center Offering 18-Month, D.C.-Focused Curriculum

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin is creating the LBJ School Washington Center where students will be able to earn a master’s degree in 18 months with a unique focus on federal public policy.

Newt Gingrich To Discuss ‘Leadership Challenges Beyond the Election’ at Oct. 25 Lecture

Newt Gingrich To Discuss ‘Leadership Challenges Beyond the Election’ at Oct. 25 Lecture

The Honorable Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, will discuss the crisis in strategic thinking for national security, American exceptionalism, the challenge of economic growth in a world market, rethinking government in the information age and effective leadership in a complex constitutional system. The lecture will be followed by an open Q&A session with the audience.

LBJ School Launches New Multidisciplinary Initiative to Train Global Diplomats

In an effort to lead a renaissance among the next generation of diplomatic leaders and scholars, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin is spearheading the launch of Reinventing Diplomacy, a new educational and research initiative that will draw on the research and teaching talents of the…   » Continue Reading

Tech Industry Companies to Support June 13 Health Privacy Summit in D.C.

Organizers of the upcoming Health Privacy Summit, "Getting IT Right: Protecting Patient Privacy in a Wired World" scheduled for June 13 in Washington D.C., today announced seven leading technology industry sponsors of the day-long conference: Microsoft; Jericho Systems; Oracle; Dell; ID Experts; Vir-Sec, and e-MDs Inc.

Dell, RGK Center to Announce Grand Prize Winner in Social Innovation Competition

Dell and The University of Texas at Austin's RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service will announce the grand prize-winning team in the Dell Social Innovation Competition (DSIC) at an awards ceremony on Monday, May 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center.

Dell, University of Texas at Austin To Make Major Financial Announcement Monday, May 16

Event: William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, will join Dell officials for an important financial announcement. The announcement will precede the awards ceremony in the Dell Social Innovation Competition hosted by Dell and the RGK Center for Philanthropy and Community Service at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs…   » Continue Reading

U.S. Deputy Agriculture Secretary Kathleen A. Merrigan To Deliver Convocation Address at LBJ School of Public Affairs

Deputy Secretary for the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and LBJ School of Public Affairs alumna Kathleen A. Merrigan will deliver the convocation address on Saturday, May 21, to the graduating class of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

Mexico’s Security Spokesperson to Discuss Mexico’s National Public Safety Strategy

Event: Alejandro Poiré on Mexico's National Public Safety Strategy When: March 28, 12:10-1:15 p.m. Where: The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, Bass Lecture Hall Background: Alejandro Poiré, secretary of the National Security Council and security spokesperson for Mexico, will speak on the topic of Mexico's national public safety strategy. In August 2010, Mexican…   » Continue Reading

Texas Senator Rodney Ellis to Keynote Opening Day of Weeklong Tribute to Barbara Jordan

To commemorate the 75th birthday of Barbara Jordan, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will honor her with a week of planned activities taking place Feb. 21 through Feb. 25 at locations throughout the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

National Budget Policy Experts to Engage Public on Federal Debt Solutions at ‘Fiscal Solutions Tour’ Austin Stop

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin and the Concord Coalition will present The Fiscal Solutions Tour: An Evening with Leading Thinkers on National Budget Policy in Austin on Feb. 9.