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8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
2013 Student Leadership Conference (UT Events)
Location: Thompson Conference Center
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Planned Parenthood Women's Health Update (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.124
Description: The Policy Organization for Women is partnering with UT's Voices for Reproductive Justice to invite students from across campus to a discussion about the outcome of the 2011 Legislative Session and ... (more)
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Taste of the World (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
CCAPS Brown Bag Seminar (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Job Talk - Robert Kaestner (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
TexProtects Intern Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.220
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Online IEM Post-Course Focus Group and Review (OSAP)
Location: SRH 3.360
Description: Provide feedback on online IEM course in Fall 2012, and suggestions for improving the course for Fall 2013
12:05 PM - 1:30 PM
Social Media Training (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
CANCELLED: Choosing Terror: Rebel's Use of Terrorism in Civil Wars (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law invites you to Do Terrorists Win? Rebels' Use of Terrorism and Civil War Outcomes with Page Fortna, Associate Professor at Columbia ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Student Worker Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.314/3.355
Description: Strauss Center staff meeting with student
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PRP Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.312
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM
Hold for Skype Call (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.360
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hold (LBJ Administration)
Location: Wasserman Distance Education Room
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
GPAC Brown Bag: Immigration Policy Round Table (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.124
Description: A panel of immigration policy experts and advocates discuss immigration
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
U.S. Department of State Director General Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield (UT Events)
Location: Bass Lecture Hall
Description: Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield will be speaking at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at a lecture titled "Diplomacy in the 21st Century" sponsored by the LBJ School of Public Affairs and ... (more)
12:45 PM - 3:15 PM
AWC meeting (UT Events)
Location: SRH 3.312
Description: meeting for fellows and dr. bill
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
U.S. State Dept. Office of International Employment Assistance Info Session (Career Resources)
Location: Bass Lecture Hall
Description: A representative from the State Department's Bureau of International Organizations will provide information on how to successfully apply for positions with the United Nations and other international ... (more)
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
America in the World: Renewal or Restraint? (UT Events)
Location: SAC Ballroom
Description: On Wednesday, February 27th, the UT Alexander Hamilton Society will host a debate about the future of America's role in the world between two senior scholars and former policymakers,Dr. Peter Feaver ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Jamie Galbraith Hosts Norman Birnbaum, Professor Emeritus Georgetown Law (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: Norman Birnbaum discusses global economics and politics
Birnbaum is very involved in politics both here and abroad, most recently serving as an advisor to the Cranston and Jackson campaigns and as ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Central Intelligence Agency Recruiting Town Hall / Q&A Session (Career Resources)
Location: SRH 3.124
Description: Representatives from the Central Intelligence Agency will provide information and answer questions regarding job opportunities, the application process and the work of Agency
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
The Problem of Vertical Demand Curves in Electricity Markets (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
Description: In electricity markets, near-vertical demand curves pose a fundamental problem. Because of a disconnect between retail electricity pricing and the operation of wholesale markets, consumer ... (more)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
CHASP Under the Dome Alumni Speaker Series (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.212/3.221
Description: CONCEPT
A new series of casual, candid conversations between current LBJ students and featured alumni now working in or around the Texas Capitol on social, health, economic, education, or related ... (more)
5:15 PM - 7:00 PM
Federal Employment Information Session (Career Resources)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: A representative from the Partnership for Public Service, Sarah Lynch, will provide information on federal employment, new federal programs and the application and hiring process.

She is the ... (more)
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Weaver's PRP Crisis Simulation - Negotiation Space (LBJ School Events)
Location: Barbara Jordan Nook - Third Floor
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Weaver's PRP Crisis Simulation - Negotiation Space (LBJ School Events)
Location: LBJ School Third Floor Lounge
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Weaver's PRP Crisis Simulation - Negotiation Space (LBJ School Events)
Location: LBJ School Second Floor Lounge
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Weaver's PRP Crisis Simulation - Negotiation Space (LBJ School Events)
Location: Third Floor Open Space - Strauss Area
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Weaver's PRP Crisis Simulation - Negotiation Space (LBJ School Events)
Location: CCAPS Area Open Work Space
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Weaver's PRP Crisis Simulation - Negotiation Space (LBJ School Events)
Location: Third Floor Open Space - RGK Area
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Weaver's PRP Crisis Simulation - Negotiation Space (LBJ School Events)
Location: Second Floor Study Space - West Lobby
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Weaver's PRP Crisis Simulation - Negotiation Space (LBJ School Events)
Location: Second Floor Study Space - Graduate Adviser Area
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Secession Redux: Lessons for the EU (UT Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: Several EU states and potential EU candidates face secessionist movements, violent or otherwise. It is vital and timely, therefore, to assess the lessons learned from recent US and EU policy ... (more)
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Dr. Weaver's PRP - Crisis Simulation (LBJ School Events)
Location: Third Floor Lobby
Description: Dr. Weaver's PRP practice
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
PR Meeting for May Graduates: Writing the Abstract (OSAP)
Location: SRH 3.314/3.355
Description: You should attend if you are are writing a Professional Report for May 2013 graduation. In preparation for the March 22nd submission of your first draft, this seminar will help you write a strong ... (more)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Strauss/RGK Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: Bass Lecture Hall
Description: Strauss/RGK
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
PhD Student Dissertation Defense (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
Description: This event is for my doctoral dissertation defense. This defense will be from 1pm to 3:30pm on March 1, 2013. The chair of my dissertation committee is Dr. David Eaton. Another four committee members ... (more)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
conference call (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350
Description: Conference call with Columbia
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Service Scholars Meeting (LBJ School Events)
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2013 CHASP/SHEP Student-Alumni Mixer (LBJ School Events)
Location: AT&T Conference Center - Tejas Dining Room
Description: The Center for Health and Social Policy and Social, Health, and Economic Policymakers are pleased to invite you to the 2013 CHASP/SHEP Student-Alumni Mixer:

On Friday, March 1, join CHASP and ... (more)
10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
AWC fellows speaker (UT Events)
Location: SRH 3.212/3.221
Description: Fellows meet with COL
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
DSIC Weekly Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.312
12:05 PM - 12:55 PM
Speed-Interview Event (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.124
Description: An opportunity to practice interview skills with career services
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
International Opportunities and Summer DC Program (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Rima Petrossian, PhD Student Dissertation Defense (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.220
Description: This event is for my doctoral dissertation defense. This defense will be from 2pm to 4pm on March 4, 2013. The chair of my dissertation committee is Dr. David Eaton. Another three committee members ... (more)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
TexProtects Intern Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.214
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM
Baines Report & LBJ Journal Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: All are welcome to the first Baines Report and LBJ Journal meeting of the semester Monday, March 4. Issue topics will be up for discussion as well as podcast and video blog
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Practicing Concision and the Active Voice (OSAP)
Location: SRH 3.314/3.355
Description: Many public policy genres require you to be concise and use active voice. In this seminar, you will learn ways to identify and revise both wordy text and the passive voice. We will also discuss the ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
PAACC Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.220
Description: Monthly meeting for
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Crook Fellowship Information Session (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.122
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
International economics group meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Dr. Jeremi Suri presents "Leadership Thinking" (UT Events)
Location: Bass Lecture Hall
Description: Gifted leaders sometimes fail because they rely on previously successful strategies and practices that are no longer appropriate for their changing world. Too often leaders are able to see the ... (more)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
PRP Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.312
8:45 AM - 11:00 AM
AWC Fellows meeting (UT Events)
Location: SRH 3.312
Description: AWC Fellows meet with Dr.
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
NSF Grant Opportunity Planning Session (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.214
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
GPAC Brown Bag (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.124
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
International Economics group meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.312
12:15 PM - 1:55 PM
Dan Schueftan, Director of the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa Israel, presents "The Middle East in Transition: Implications for the US and Israel" (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: The LBJ School of Public Affairs will welcome Dr. Dan Schueftan, Director of the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa Israel, on March 6 at 12:15 PM in SRH 3.122 for a talk ... (more)
5:01 PM - 9:00 PM
2013 Student Leadership Conference Wrap-Up (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
Description: Final team meeting and debrief session for the 2013 Student Leadership
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
QEP Info Session (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.220
Description: This Information Session is designed for those who have passed the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) and who seek advice on how to structure their narratives for the Qualifications Evaluation ... (more)
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
LBJ School Alumni Reception in Houston (OSAP)
Location: Strata Restaurant & Bar
Description: Dean Robert Hutchings cordially invites alumni of the LBJ School to attend a cocktail reception on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 in Houston, Texas.

Mix and mingle with your fellow alumni and hear about ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:55 PM
Hold for HMS (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.314/3.355
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Losing Heart? The Effect of Job Displacement on Health (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
Description: Sandra E. Black currently holds the Rapoport Chair in Economics at the University of Texas at Austin. She received her B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1991 and her ... (more)
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
CFRP Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.214
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hold for Jennifer (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.312
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM
Public Financial Management Midterm Exam Review (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.124
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
CANCELED: How Free is the World? A Status Report (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: On Thursday, March 7th, the UT Alexander Hamilton Society will host Freedom House President David J. Kramer for an event to discuss recent progress and setbacks in the global march toward liberty. ... (more)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Strauss Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Hold for Dean's Office (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.122
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Acting Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller (UT Events)
Location: SRH 3.384 - Dean's Conference Room
Description: The Cold War ended over 20 years ago, and for the average American the threat of nuclear war seemed to drift away. When was the last time you even heard of someone doing a duck-and-cover drill? But ... (more)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mark Oshiro Reading (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
Description: Mark Oshiro will read excerpts of his new books and take