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News February 9, 2017

LBJ School Celebrates Barbara Jordan National Forum 20th Anniversary

Author Mary Beth Rogers, Texas Representative Senfronia Thompson and “Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis” documentary screening highlight weeklong Barbara Jordan tribute, Feb. 20-24.

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Three students serving as Barbara Jordan National Forum co-chairs stand in front of the Barbara Jordan statue
News February 9, 2017

Alumni Throwback: LBJ Alumna, Georgia House Minority Leader (D - 89) Stacey Abrams Delivered the 16th Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum Keynote

LBJ Alumna (MPAff ’98) and House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly (D –89) Stacey Abrams delivered the 16th Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum Keynote in February 2012 at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin.

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Stacey Abrams speaks at the 2012 Barbara Jordan National Forum
News January 23, 2017

LBJ School Professor Robert Auerbach, Renowned Economist, Public Servant and Teacher

Robert D. Auerbach, whose career spanned the legislative and executive branches of government as well as academic life in economics and public policy, died on January 20, 2017. He was 88 years old.

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Robert Auerbach
News January 20, 2017

Remembering Harry Middleton, Inaugural Director of the LBJ Presidential Library

Harry Middleton, former director of the LBJ Presidential Library, former speechwriter for President Lyndon B. Johnson, teacher, and author, died January 20, 2017, in Austin, Texas. He was 95 years old.

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Harry Middleton and LBJ
News January 19, 2017

INNOVATION BOUND: The Annual Celebration of LBJ School Policy Research

In an annual celebration, the LBJ School community will convene on February 8, 2017, to celebrate the published works of our distinguished faculty and impassioned students.

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Innovation Bound: The annual celebration of LBJ School Policy Research
News January 17, 2017

Clements Center for National Security to Host Conference on Reagan Administration International Relations

On January 19—21, the Clements Center for National Security is pleased to host a conference on "Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of Global Politics in the 1980s" at the AT&T Conference Center located on The University of Texas at Austin campus.

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Ronald Reagan stands in front of an American flag
News January 12, 2017

Reimagining Martin Luther King's Dream in 2017

Please join Professor Ed Dorn for a special noontime discussion on Tuesday, Jan. 17, in commemoration of Martin Luther King Day and explore together the key issues that defined and shaped Dr. King’s legacy through a modern-day lens.

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Martin Luther King, Jr
News January 5, 2017

The LBJ Washington Center Celebrates its Inaugural Graduating Class

The LBJ Washington Center hosted the inaugural LBJ School of Public Affairs DC Concentration graduation ceremony on December 10, 2016.

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Eight LBJ Schoolers celebrate their DC Concentration graduation in Washington.
News December 16, 2016

LBJ Professor Abigail Aiken Appointed to Travis County Entity That Aims to Improve Health Care System

LBJ School professor Abigail Aiken has been appointed to the Central Health Board of Managers, a local public entity that provides the community’s uninsured, underinsured and low-income residents with access to high-quality, cost-effective health care.

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LBJ School faculty member Abigail Aiken
News December 9, 2016

Remembering an American Hero: The LBJ School Reflects on John Glenn's Life and Legacy

"Today, the world lost a man who was not only a pioneer in the space age, a respected Senator, and passionate educator, but also a man who exemplified all that is good about America, a man we were proud to stand with as a fellow American. Throughout his life he quietly stepped up and showed us what was possible."

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Dean Angela Evans with John Glenn on his visit to the LBJ School