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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Research Webportal Committee Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.214
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Professional Report Seminar for May 2013 Graduates: Introduction to the PR (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: You should attend this meeting if you are considering writing a Professional Report for May 2013 graduation. This seminar will cover strategies for choosing a PR topic and narrowing the topic focus. ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Beauty is the Promise of Happiness? (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
Description: Daniel S. Hamermesh is Sue Killam Professor in the Foundation of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin and Professor of Economics, Royal Holloway University of London. His A.B. is from the ... (more)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
CFRP Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.214
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Advisory Council Meeting Setup Day (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.124
5:15 PM - 10:00 PM
CIA Crisis Simulation (Career Resources)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: Representatives from the CIA will coordinate a Crisis Simulation based on actual Open Source information. Student Teams will be created, provided with the information and will have a limited time to ... (more)
5:15 PM - 6:30 PM
LBJ Journal 3rd Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.214
Description: 3rd meeting for the
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
SHEP Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Follies Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.124
Description: First meeting for Follie's co-chairs to create committees and gather feed back from second years about Follies 2013
8:00 AM - 1:55 PM
Hold for Install (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.124
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Advisory Council Luncheon (LBJ Administration)
Location: LBJ School Third Floor Lounge
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Focus Group (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.214
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Constructing Arguments for Audiences: Using Rhetoric Effectively in Public Policy (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.314/3.355
Description: In Public Affairs, you will almost always be trying to persuade actual people to change their minds or to act--sometimes both. In other words, you will be engaged in rhetoric. Two key elements govern ... (more)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
LBJ Journal of Public Affairs Editorial Board Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.220
12:05 PM - 12:55 PM
Graduate Student Healthcare Focus Group (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.312
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Strauss Center Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UT Service Scholars Seminar III (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.124
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Senator John F. Kerry discusses "The Rule of Law in World Affairs" (UT Events)
Location: Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium
Description: The Honorable John F. Kerry, United States Senator from Massachusetts, will present a talk entitled “The Rule of Law in World Affairs.” Senator Kerry will discuss promoting the rule of law in the ... (more)
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Administration (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.214
Description: Meeting of former Austin Mayor Frank Cooksey and others. Event approved by Dean
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Prospective Student Open House (OSAP)
Location: First Floor Lobby
Description: Event for visiting prospective
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
CCAPS meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.360
11:00 AM - 1:55 PM
Admissions Session (OSAP)
Location: SRH 3.124
12:10 PM - 1:30 PM
Improving Your Oral Presentations (OSAP)
Location: SRH 3.212/3.221
Description: Guidance and tips for improving the effectiveness of your formal oral presentations. We start with preparing for your presentation and move through the presentation process to some "light-... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
OSAP Open House Event (OSAP)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: Lunch for prospective students and
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CCAPS meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.360
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Planning meeting (LBJ Administration)
12:10 PM - 1:30 PM
Improving Your Oral Presentations (OSAP)
Location: SRH 3.212/3.221
Description: (See the description of this workshop on Monday, Nov. 5th.)
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Writing Policy Memos (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: The seminar will cover key elements of the policy memo, including use of formatting and recommended styles of writing. We will discuss strategies to achieve brevity and concision. We will also look ... (more)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
PRP Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.360
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
RGK: Social Enterprise Class (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
Information Session on the Curtis W. Meadows, Jr. Fellows Program (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.314/3.355
Description: The RGK Center invites graduate students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the McCombs School of Business to attend an information session about the Curtis W. Meadows, Jr. Fellows Program. To ... (more)
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Election Night Watch Party (LBJ School Events)
Location: Bass Lecture Hall
Description: To mark the conclusion of what has been an exciting campaign season, the LBJ School Dean's Office invites the LBJ School community to an Election Night Watch Party. Drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be ... (more)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Research Webportal/Between Covers meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.214
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
2-Generation Strategy Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.360
Description: This meeting will explore common interests, challenges/opportunities, and possible next steps for implementing a 2-generation strategy in
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
GPAC Hosts A Taste of the World (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.122
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Chris King's AMPA Class (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.212/3.221
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
International Affairs Schools Information Session (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
CFRP Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.214
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Austin Crime Commission Conference (LBJ School Events)
Location: Bass Lecture Hall
Description: Austin Crime Commission conference hosted by the Robert S. Strauss
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Austin Crime Commission Conference (LBJ School Events)
Location: Bass Lecture Hall Foyer
Description: Greater Austin Crime Commission conference co-hosted with the Strauss Center for International Security and
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
UN of Food (LBJ School Events)
Location: 1st Floor Lobby
Description: UN of Food is a community-wide potluck for students, faculty, and
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Qualitative Research Methods Focus Group (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.360
12:05 PM - 1:30 PM
AWC Fellows meeting (UT Events)
Location: SRH 3.220
Description: meeting for fellows and LTG
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
CANCELED--Research Tools Every Public Affairs Student Needs (Led by Stephen Littrell, Head Librarian, Access Services & Public Affairs Librarian) (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: Stephen Littrell has put together a comprehensive, nimble portal for research in public affairs. Come and learn how best to use the research tools he has compiled. Stephen will teach you strategies ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Homogeneity Analysis vs. Principal Component Analysis: A statistical comparative study of the Chinese Communist Party�s ruling legitimacy (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
Description: Wenjie Zhang is a Ph.D. Candidate at LBJ School. Her research primarily focuses on the measurement of China�s wage inequality and its ... (more)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Election 2012: What Happened in 2012? Join Sherri Greenberg, Evan Smith, Vicky DeFrancesco Soto and Wayne Slater for a discussion on election results. (LBJ School Events)
Location: Bass Lecture Hall
Description: Join Sherri Greenberg, Evan Smith, Vicky DeFrancesco Soto and Wayne Slater for a discussion on election
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Federal Bureau of Investigation Language Fair (Career Resources)
Location: Bass Lecture Hall
Description: Language Specialists from the FBI will conduct information sessions and will screen interested applicants for their level of expertise in eight critical languages. These languages are: Spanish, ... (more)
9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
AWC Fellows and LTG Phillips (UT Events)
Location: SRH 3.212/3.221
Description: Fellows meet with LTG
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Professional Report Meeting for December 2012 Graduates: Incorporating Revisions (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.314/3.355
Description: You should attend if you are planning to graduate in December 2012 and are writing a Professional Report. This is for all students completing the PR, whether you are registered for PR hours through ... (more)
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Westminster Veterans Day Celebration - Guest Speaker Dr. Howard Prince (LBJ Administration)
Location: Westminster Courtyard, 4100 Jackson Avenue, Austin, Texas
Description: A newly formed Veterans Corp. will join retired Brigadier General Dr. Howard Price and distinguished veterans for the annual Veterans Day celebration at Westminster, an Austin original that has set ... (more)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Strauss Center Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
CCAPS meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.360
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Make-up Test for Analytical Methods for GPS (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.360
Description: Several students cannot take the second test in Analytical Methods for Global Policy Studies at its regularly scheduled time. The course TA will administer the test to this small group of students ... (more)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
"From Civil Rights to Human Rights" with Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark (UT Events)
Location: Eidman Courtroom
Description: Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark, who served under President Lyndon Baines Johnson, will give a talk titled "From Civil Rights to Human Rights" on Monday, Nov. 12 from noon to 1 PM in ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
GPAC presents: "Dress to Impress" (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: Representatives from Men's Wearhouse will be coming in to give LBJ students a presentation about the details of dressing for success. The presentation will last an hour and cover all manner of ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
CCAPS brown bag seminar (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CCAPS meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.360
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Barbara Jordan Freedom Foundation Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.312
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM
12:05 PM - 12:55 PM
CCAPS PRP meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Colloquium: The International Side of CHASP (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Should I Stay or Should I Go Now? Assessing the Future of U.S. Presence in the Persian Gulf (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.124
Description: The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law invites you to Should I Stay or Should I Go Now? Assessing the Future of U.S. Presence in the Persian Gulf with Caitlin Talmadge, ... (more)
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Between Covers: An Annual Celebration of LBJ School Research (LBJ School Events)
Location: LBJ School First Floor Lobby
Description: "Between Covers" is an annual celebration of faculty and Ph.D. student authors designed to highlight books and peer-reviewed journal articles produced over the course of the previous year. ... (more)
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Hold for LBJ Library (LBJ Administration)
Location: Bass Lecture Hall
Description: Hold for LBJ
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
CFRP Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.214
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
GPAC Brown Bag (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.124
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Hold for Dean's Office (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Hold for Dean's Office (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Focus Group - Impact of Aesthetics on Application to LBJ School (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.214
Description: This event will be a forum for a research group in Prof. Ward's Qualitative Research course to conduct a focus
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
WTS Event (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.314/3.355
Description: WTS will host a professional panel to discuss hos to find a job, interview tips, and resume recommendations. Attendees can bring a copy of their resume to be reviewed by one of the professional ... (more)
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Gretchen Ritter: Debates on Democracy in America signature class meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350
Description: Professor Gretchen Ritter and her UGS 302 class will meet for a pizza
7:55 AM - 9:00 AM
CHASP/SHEP Faculty-Student Breakfast (LBJ School Events)
Location: LBJ School First Floor Lobby
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:05 PM - 1:45 PM
Newt Gingrich (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Successful PRP Writing: How to Identify and Use the Collaborative Voice (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350
Description: You should attend this seminar if you are enrolled in a PRP this year. The seminar will help you navigate and avoid the common problems of group writing projects. By training you to be able to ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
The Effects of Rising Food Prices on Political Stability in Africa (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
Description: Todd G. Smith is a PhD student at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. Toddâ�ïÂ&... (more)
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Chris King - Austin Project Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.214
5:05 PM - 6:30 PM
Human Trafficking Panel (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: A panel of experts discuss policies related to human trafficking. Event is hosted by the Policy Organization for Women (POW)
8:00 AM - 8:55 AM
Student meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
PRP student meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.360
12:05 PM - 1:59 PM
Prof. Mat. IEM Review (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.220
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UT Service Scholars Seminar IV (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.124
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2012 Turkey Bowl (LBJ School Events)
Location: LBJ Mall, next to the Fountain
Description: The time honored LBJ School tradition is back. That's right, Turkey Bowl!! For those new to LBJ, Turkey Bowl is a first-year vs. second-year contest in the Fall semester. The second-years organize ... (more)
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
CCAPS meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.312
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
Environmental Defense Fund Information Session (Career Resources)
Location: SRH 3.124
Description: Recruiters from the The EDF will provide information on their Climate Corps Fellowship Program. The application process and Program details will be
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Army War College Fellows meeting (UT Events)
Location: SRH 3.312
Description: Meeting for Fellows and Fellows alumni
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CCAPS meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.360
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
RGK: Social Enterprise Class (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pre-Session Legislative Conference (LBJ School Events)
Location: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Description: Since the early 1970's the Texas Legislature, through the offices of the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of ... (more)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pre-Session Legislative Conference (LBJ School Events)
Location: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Description: Since the early 1970's the Texas Legislature, through the offices of the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of ... (more)
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
CCAPS meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.360
12:05 PM - 1:55 PM
Presentations Crisis Mgmt class (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.220
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CCAPS meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.360
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pre-Session Legislative Conference (LBJ School Events)
Location: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Description: Since the early 1970's the Texas Legislature, through the offices of the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of ... (more)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pre-Session Legislative Conference (LBJ School Events)
Location: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Description: Since the early 1970's the Texas Legislature, through the offices of the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of ... (more)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Harvey Milk Society HIV Testing (UT Events)
Location: SRH 3.312
Description: In honor of World AIDS Day on December 1, the Harvey Milk Society wants to empower you to know your status. Drop by LBJ on November 27th from 10am-2pm for free rapid HIV Testing. No appointment ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Hanoi's War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law invites you to Hanoi's War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam with Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, Associate Professor at ... (more)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Breakfast Club Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.212/3.221
Description: Project team
1:55 PM - 3:35 PM
PRP group mtg (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.360
2:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Barbara Jordan Freedom Foundation Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.312
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pre-Session Legislative Conference (LBJ School Events)
Location: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Description: Since the early 1970's the Texas Legislature, through the offices of the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of ... (more)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pre-Session Legislative Conference (LBJ School Events)
Location: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Description: Since the early 1970's the Texas Legislature, through the offices of the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of ... (more)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
GPAC Brown Bag (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.124
12:05 PM - 1:30 PM
Student Council on Re-thinking Diplomacy: NATO, the Media, and International Intervention (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: Panelists Include:

Ambassador Robert Hutchings, Dean of the LBJ School; Former Director of the National Security Council and Special Adviser to Secretary of State James Baker; author of At the ... (more)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dell Meeting with DSIC (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.312
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Citizens for Local and State Service monthly meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.220
Description: CLASS will host its monthly meeting to plan upcoming events and
8:45 PM - 10:15 PM
PRP Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.220
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pre-Session Legislative Conference (LBJ School Events)
Location: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Description: Since the early 1970's the Texas Legislature, through the offices of the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of ... (more)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pre-Session Legislative Conference (LBJ School Events)
Location: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Description: Since the early 1970's the Texas Legislature, through the offices of the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Religious Cultural Heritage and Nuclear Decisions: Investigating Influence on Policy Choices (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
Description: Brian Keenan Muzas graduated summa cum laude with a B.S.E. in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton University in 1996. Although a graduate-level course in energy and environmental ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:45 AM
Foreign Service Officer Presentation / Information Session (Career Resources)
Location: SRH 3.124
Description: Whitney Wiedeman, a current Foreign Service Officer will provide information on his experience. Here is his biography.

Whitney S. Wiedeman has served as a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. ... (more)
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
CFRP Meeting (Student Meetings)
Location: SRH 3.214
5:05 PM - 7:15 PM
Joint POW and SHEP documentary screening (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.122
Description: POW and SHEP will be co-hosting a documentary screening on a topic at the intersection of women's policy and social, health, and economic
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pre-Session Legislative Conference (LBJ School Events)
Location: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Description: Since the early 1970's the Texas Legislature, through the offices of the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of ... (more)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pre-Session Legislative Conference (LBJ School Events)
Location: AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center
Description: Since the early 1970's the Texas Legislature, through the offices of the Lieutenant Governor and the Speaker of the House, and the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of ... (more)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Rescheduled class for Writing 3 for Global Policy Studies (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.312
Description: To avoid schedule conflicts the week of Thanksgiving, Professor Gholz has rescheduled one meeting of his Writing 3 course to this
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Project Training (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.214
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Hold for Kate Weaver (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.360
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Professional Report Seminar for May 2013 Graduates: Preparing the Prospectus (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.314/3.355
Description: You should attend if you are planning to graduate in May 2013 and are writing a Professional Report. This seminar will help you conduct research and compile materials for your literature review. You ... (more)
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM
Information Session for UT Energy Symposium (LBJ School Events)
Location: SRH 3.216/3.219
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Strauss Center Meeting (LBJ Administration)
Location: SRH 3.316/3.350