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All alumni-related events may be found on the Alumni Events page.

Under the Dome January 17

Join fellow alumni and students working with the 2013 Texas State Legislature for a free networking event, 'Under the Dome' in the spectacular Texas State Capitol.

Photo Under the Dome 2011
'Under the Dome' 2011
Bring your business cards, wear your LBJ alumni pin, and get ready to mix and mingle at our second biennial event. We encourage alumni to recommend prospective students to the LBJ School. If you know of good candidates for our graduate programs, please invite them to attend with you! Complimentary refreshments will be served.

Please register here by January 14. Co-sponsors of this event are the Center for Politics and Governance, and the LBJ School Office of Alumni Affairs.

Amy Praskac Offers Workshop January 24

Photo of Amy PraskacAmy Praskac (MPAff '83) will speak at 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at the LBJ School on When a Personal Emergency Strikes, Will You Be Prepared? Amy launched a second career as a professional organizer after she was unexpectedly widowed and served as her late husband’s executor. She founded On the Record Advance Planning to help individuals organize their important documents and plan for end-of-life. Amy will share stories about the pitfalls of not being prepared, offer tips on getting organized, and discuss the implications of end-of-life planning for health care policy.

To register, please contact the Office of Alumni Affairs or call (512) 232-6141 and leave your name and contact information.

CHASP/SHEP Student-Alumni Mixer March 1

Please join the Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) and Social, Health, and Economic Policymakers (SHEP) for our second-annual evening of great food, drink, and discussion. All LBJ School alumni, students, faculty, and staff with an interest in health, social, or economic policy are welcome to attend! Space is limited, so get your tickets today.

Photo of students and alumni at 2012 CHASP SHEP mixer
2012 Mixer

Friday, March 1, 2013
6 – 9 p.m.
AT&T Conference Center, Tejas Dining Room
Alumni panel discussion from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

For tickets and more information, visit Sponsorship tickets for those alumni who would like to give back a little are newly available this year, as are traditional free tickets. Check out the photos from the 2012 Mixer!

Alumni Weekend March 22-23 (Note change of date!)

The 2013 annual alumni weekend and Distinguished Public Service Award reception will be held Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23, 2013 at the LBJ School. This is a change from the tentative date published in past communications, so please update your calendar and start making plans to visit Austin this spring! Watch your inbox in January for the 2012 Distinguished Public Service Award announcement.

Class of 1988: please contact Scott DeFife to discuss plans for celebrating your 25th Reunion!

Save the Date: Dallas and Houston Alumni Receptions This Spring

Plans are underway for a reception in the Dallas/Fort Worth area on Thursday, February 7 and for a Houston event on Wednesday, March 6. Save the date on your calendar now and watch for additional details soon.