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February 2014

Presidents Obama, Carter, Clinton and Bush to Speak at LBJ Presidential Library Civil Rights Summit on UT Campus; Rolling out the Affordable Care Act in Texas; Latest from James Galbraith: The Link Between Inequality and Financial Instability; Operation Diplomacy; Alumni Spotlight with LBJ School graduate Randall Kempner, '98

October 2013

Class of ’82 gives back; International leadership program; Faculty feature: Cynthia Osborne; New faculty announced; Video: EMPL curriculum

April 2013

Video: Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin Named Barbara Jordan Visiting Professor; Condoleezza Rice Speaks About Leadership, Iraq War, Education During LBJ School Visit; Q&A with State Rep. and Alumnus Gene Wu; Congressional Use of Social Media Revealed in LBJ School Research 

October 2012

Message from Dean Robert Hutchings; Opening the Black Box on Education: High-Stakes Accountability Examined; Fostering Diversity in the Military: Fisher v. University of Texas; Video: Graduate Students Make a Difference in Haiti; Alumni Spotlight: Q&A with Former Deputy Comptroller of Texas Billy Hamilton

News@LBJ Archive

May 26, 2011

Dell’s Largest Grant to The University of Texas at Austin, $5 Million, Will Expand RGK Center’s Student Social Entrepreneurs Program; School Launches Washington, D.C. Program; LBJ School Community Enjoys Day of Commencement Activities; LBJ School Initiative to Combat Spread of Nuclear Weapons; LBJ School to Generate First Texas Statewide Measure of Teacher Effectiveness; Mexico’s Security Spokesperson Discusses Mexico’s National Public Safety Strategy; LBJ School Publishes Report on Juveniles in the Texas Adult Criminal Justice System; Upcoming Events; Faculty Accolades; Alumni and Student News

March 10, 2011

LBJ Honors Barbara Jordan with a Weeklong Tribute; LBJ School Washington, D.C. Summer Program to Launch in May; Jacqueline Angel Receives $680,000 grant from National Institute of Health; News in Review; Upcoming Events; Faculty and Research News; Student and Alumni News

December 8, 2010

Personnel Spotlights on New Hires Carolyn Miles Garber, Director of Development, and Celeste Ward Gventer, Associate Director of the Strauss Center; LBJ Community Spotlight on Rep. John Lewis Receiving the First LBJ Liberty and Justice for All Award; LBJ@40 Fall News in Review; Faculty and Research News; Student and Alumni News

October 5, 2010

The LBJ School Celebrates 40 Years; Fall Leadership Lecture Series to Shine Spotlight on Texas; Michelle Potter-Bacon Named Alumni Affairs Coordinator; Inaugural Human Trafficking Conference to Examine Modern Day Slavery in Texas and Beyond; The LBJ School Welcomes New Faces for the 2010-2011 School Year; The Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Symposium "Policy Responses for the New Economy."

June 22, 2010

LBJ School Sudents Blog About Their Experiences as Summer Interns; Dean Robert Hutchings Opens LBJ School Alumni Association’s Summer Speaker Series June 8; UT Announces Creation of ‘Subiendo: The Academy of Rising Leaders’; Congratulations LBJ Class of 2010; Spring News in Review; Student & Alumni News

December 18, 2009

Robert L. Hutchings Appointed Dean of LBJ School of Public Affairs; LBJ School’s $19 Million Building Renovation Coming to a Close; News in Review; Upcoming Events; Student and Alumni News (Read More)

November 25, 2009

Spotlight: Research Centers; Spotlight: Faculty; News in Review; Upcoming Events; Student and Alumni News (Read More)

October 14, 2009

The LBJ School of Public Affairs’ Center for Politics and Governance to Partner with Evan Smith’s New Media Venture, The Texas Tribune; LBJ School’s RGK Center and Dell Invite College Students Worldwide to Help Change the World; LBJ School of Public Affairs Professor Ben Sasse Joins Center for Politics and Governance As Fellow (Read More)

September 2, 2009

The LBJ School Welcomes 2009 Incoming Class Weeklong Orientation Culminates with ‘Gone to Texas’ Celebration; LBJ School Releases First-Ever Comprehensive Policy Study on Trying and Sentencing Children as Adults, “From Time-Out to Hard Time: Young Children in the Adult Criminal Justice System”;LBJ School Faculty Members Lead Summer Policy Programs at Universities Abroad; LBJ School Students Share Their Experiences As Interns with Organizations across the U.S. and Globe; News in Review; Upcoming Events; Student and Alumni News (Read More)

June 9, 2009

Congratulations Class of 2009, LBJ School Dean Search Underway, News in Review, Student and Alumni News (Read More)

May 5, 2009

News Spotlight, Student and Alumni News, News in Review (Read More)

March 13, 2009

Francis J. Gavin Appointed Director of The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law, The University of Texas at Austin, News in Review, Upcoming Events, Student and Alumni News (Read More)

February 6, 2009

January in Review, Upcoming Events, Student and Alumni News (Read More)

December 22, 2008

Happy Holidays, Student and Alumni News (Read More)

December 2, 2008

Upcoming Events, November in Review, Election 2008 and Beyond, Student and Alumni News (Read More)

November 3, 2008

Election Night Watch Party, Tuesday, November 4, CPG to Host Day-Long Forum on Texas Politics and Policy, Thursday, November 6, New Book - Difficult Transitions: Foreign Policy Troubles at the Outset of Presidential Power, CPG Partners with Austin Film Society on 'Doc Tour' 2008 Line-Up; Election Day Documentary Screening set for November 12 at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz, October in Review, Student and Alumni News (Read More)

September 18, 2008

Albright Helps Launch Global Policy Studies Degree; Distinguished Public Servants Recognized at Austin Alumni Reception; LBJ Students Launch New Public Affairs Radio Show; Gamkhar Named Co-Editor of Publius: The Journal of Federalism; Lessons Learned in Building a Global Software Company (Read More)

September 5, 2008

Gone To Texas Welcomes Student for 2008-09 Academic Year!!!; >Albright to Help Launch Global Policy Studies Degree; Austin-Area Alumni Reception Scheduled for Sept. 15; System Overload for November Election? CPG Panel to Discuss Sept. 29; LBJ Students Launch New Public Affairs Radio Program; Deanna Schexnayder Named Outstanding Supervisor by UT Austin; TG Awards $200,000 Grant for Student Futures Project; Web Site Indicates Iranian Capability to Disrupt Oil Flows Exaggerated (Read More)

August 4, 2008

LBJ School Welcomed to APSIA Membership; Alums Gather to Network at Washington, D.C. Event; Inman Scholars Completes Third Successful Year; LBJ Journal Call for Papers Deadlines Announced; Strauss Center’s Awards William Crook Chair Fellowships; Welcome New Graduate Coordinator Kristen Hotopp; LBJ Faculty Summer Tour 2008; The Impact of Service Learning; Conferences and Training Host Indian Summer Program; Alumni News and Updates (Read More)

May 28, 2008

Jordan Highlights LBJ School Commencement; Students visit "Ironhorse Brigade" at Fort Hood; New Rapoport Professorship in Health and Social Policy Announced; Professor Francis J. Gavin Awarded Nobel Institute Senior Fellowship; Washington Alumni Reception Scheduled for June 24; D.C. Alumni Chapter Launching Summer Speaker Series; Alumni Newsmakers (Read More)

April 21, 2008

Panel Discussion on the Future of the Republican Party, Nanking Director to Discuss Film, Screening for Strauss Center, Howell Gives Keynote for Vietnam Memorial Dedication, Sherman's Book on Jordan Named one of the "Best of the Best", Page Turners Series Presents David Frum, Conservative Commentator and Author, D.C. Alumni Chapter Launching Summer Speaker Series, D.C. Alumni Reception Scheduled for June 24, Staff Departures: Zambrano and Barnes (Read More)

March 26, 2008

Bullock’s Legacy Topic of CPG Event, Harkin Speaks to Politics, Policy, on Thursday, GPAC Approves New Bylaws Tuesday, Congressman Brooks Donates Papers to LBJ/Center for American History (Read More)

March 17, 2008

Rhodes Wins 2008 SXSW Award for Community Technology in Action; Come Meet OSAP’s New Graduate Coordinator; Brown Bag Double Header This Week; Water Interruption Planned Tuesday Night; Authors Reflect on Bullock, and New Biography; (Read More)

March 7, 2008

Plaza Renovation Update - New Artist Renderings Online and in Lobby; Colloquium, New Fellowship Honor former Dean Elspeth Rostow; Campion promoted to Major; Departures and Arrivals... (Read More)

August 2, 2007

Mrs. Johnson: A Legacy to be Forever Remembered; School Seeking Alumni Affairs Coordinator; Barbara Jordan Sculptor Chosen; Recent LBJ Alums Named Carey Fellows in New York; Alumna's Non-Profit Receives $70,000 (Read More)

June 8, 2007

Regents Approve $15M for LBJ School Renovation; Commencement 2007 Features Schieffer and 93 New Alumni; Five Alumni Nominated for Distinguished Public Service Award (Read More)

May 4, 2007

LBJ School Retains Title for 'Dillo Cup; Senior Washington Correspondent to Provide Convocation Address; Barbara Jordan Statue Concepts Unveiled (Read More)

April 13, 2007

Harrison on Staff Council; Steinberg Giving Convocation Addresses; Field Day Saturday (Read More)

April 4, 2007

Building Renovation Makes Big Step, Matwiczak Honored by UT (Read More)

March 29, 2007

Federal Building Named for LBJ; Basement Construction to Begin; Foundation CEO to Speak (Read More)

March 7, 2007

Security Interests in Africa; Staffers Get Service Awards, Plaza Renovation on Web (Read More)

March 2, 2007

Explore UT, Jordan to Discuss NGO Accountability, LBJ Gets Involved (Read More)

February 13, 2007

Ridge Speaks Tonight; New Alumni Speaker Series; Stata in Computer Labs (Read More)

February 6, 2007

Student Applications Up, Thompson Discusses 'Medicaid Makeover' (Read More)

February 1, 2007

CHASP hosting Thompson, Neighbors Awarded, Career Fair Set (Read More)

January 22, 2007

Inman Receives Presidential Citation, Upcoming Speakers, Plaza Renovation Update (Read More)

December 18, 2006

Staff Excellence Award Nominations; School Closure Schedule (Read More)

December 4, 2006

Student Workers Sought, Holiday Reception RSVP (Read More)

November 27, 2006

Hearts of Texas Success; Panel Discusses North Korea Threat; AIDS Video Conference (Read More)

November 21, 2006

Instructors Awarded, Holiday Party Scheduled, Authors Honored (Read More)

November 13, 2006

Time for University’s Orange Santa Program; Privacy Versus Security Topic of Law Forum; “Power of Nightmares, Part 3” Next Feature of Film Series; International Affairs Specialization Colloquium with Risa Brooks; LBJ Alumni Association to Hold Luncheon Discussion at Capitol (Read More)

November 1, 2006

LBJ Welcomes a New Graduate Program Coordinator; International Security Speaker Series Hosts Aftergood Tonight; Writing Workshop Scheduled for Friday; Improving Texans' Health Care Topic of CHASP Presentation; Talk by LTG Odierno Cancelled (Read More)

October 25, 2006

LBJ School Unveils New Website; OSAP Streamlines Fellowship Check Distribution Process; "Bush Doctrine as Partisan Wedge Issue" Presented at ISSS; Health Policy Expert Jeanne Lambrew to Speak October 31; Author Recalls Hungarian Survivors Who Made a Mark on the World; Coffee Shop Aids Nonprofit for Dominican Republic (Read More)

October 4, 2006

Dean's Office Presents Michael O'Hanlon on "Hard Power"; Reception to Welcome New OSAP Manager; Kubrick's Paths of Glory Highlights Tonight's Strategic Studies Film Night; PAL Librarian to Discuss Online Research Methods and Tools Friday; Kiesling to Discuss New Pressures on U.S. Diplomacy; Mayor Wynn to Discuss City Bond Election (Read More)

September 28, 2006

'Fiscal Wake Up' in Bass Lecture Hall Today; Friedholm Discusses Transforming South African Health and Social Services; Dean's Lecture Series Welcomes Commentator William Kristol on Tuesday; Plaza Renovation Scheduling Update (Read More)

September 19, 2006

LBJ School Helps Technology Transfer with University in Coahuila; International Affairs Colloquium Presents Marc Trachtenberg Today; LBJ School, Jackson School of Geosciences Hosting International Energy Security Symposium; Ph.D. Colloquium Presents DeMartino on A Code of Ethics for Economists (Read More)

September 6, 2006

Dean Steinberg to Speak at Wednesday Brown Bag; Former Senator John Glenn to Speak; Plaza Restoration Construction Delayed; More New Faces (Read More)


About News@LBJ

"News@LBJ" is a regular electronic newsletter distributed by the Dean's Office to keep faculty, staff, and students informed about news and events at The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs. We encourage everyone to share their news, events, and suggestions with us via e-mail to kerri.battles@mail.utexas.edu.