The United States is expected to hit its debt ceiling on or near Aug. 2 and no deal is in place from Congress to raise the debt ceiling. Economics experts in and out of government have said that if we reach Aug. 2 without having passed legislation to raise the debt ceiling, the U.S. will… » Continue Reading
Friends of Subiendo Academy Help Double Student Enrollment for Leadership Training Program at The University of Texas at Austin
An expanded group of donors, impressed by the success of the Subiendo Academy for Rising Leaders program at The University of Texas at Austin last summer, has provided $250,000 in funding to double the number of high school students who can participate during the summer of 2011. Enrollment for the June 12-16 session has been… » Continue Reading
A new academy called Subiendo: The Academy for Rising Leaders, has been created at The University of Texas at Austin to prepare new leaders to address the needs of the next generation, including a growing Hispanic population that has become the largest and youngest minority group in the United States.
The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs is welcoming new visiting and adjunct professors to the classroom for the spring semester. Several members of the LBJ School community are teaching courses* at the School for the first time.
As President Barack Obama prepares to speak to the nation in his first State of the Union Address on critical issues, including the economy, job creation, national defense, health care and energy policy, experts on these issues as well as those who can offer historical context, insight into the speech writing process and political analysis… » Continue Reading
The Center for Politics and Governance (CPG) at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs will examine the implications of money and politics in the 2009 Fall Forum, a one-day conference on Nov. 16 at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center, that will include members of the media, business and political leaders, and… » Continue Reading
The Center for Politics and Governance (CPG) at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin announced today a strategic partnership with the Texas Tribune, a new non-profit, nonpartisan public media organization headquartered in Austin, Texas.
Dan Bartlett, former special counselor to President George W. Bush, has been named an adjunct faculty member at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and a Fellow for the school's Center for Politics and Governance.
Veronica Vargas Stidvent, director of the Center for Politics and Governance (CPG) in the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, has been appointed to the Texas Human Rights Commission, Texas Governor Rick Perry has announced. Stidvent replaces Patricia Asip of Plano, whose term expires on Feb. 1.