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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.

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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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 November 3, 2016

LBJ Professor Receives $1.25 Million Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

The U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative awarded LBJ Professor Varun Rai $1.25 million to examine the motivations and factors that influence the technology adoption process to help boost state solar strategies and solar adoption research.

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Varun Rai and LBJ School colleagues celebrate $1.25 million Department of Energy grant

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Media Mention January 11, 2017
Different sides of the Capitol may have different priorities heading into 2017 legislative session

Should the Texas Legislature accomplish only one thing during the 85th legislative session, which started Jan. 10, the body of elected officials is required to pass a balanced budget for the 2018-19 fiscal biennium. LBJ Professor Sherri Greenberg discusses how the 2017 session will play out. 

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Media Mention January 10, 2017
With newest bathroom bill, a Texas-size clash of conservative values

LBJ Professor Sherri Greenberg discusses Senate Bill 6, the "bathroom bill," and how it may put Texas' conservative Christian values and a low-tax, low-regulation agenda for economic growth at odds. 

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Media Mention January 9, 2017
China’s New Silk Road Is Getting Muddy

Joshua Eisenman writes about China's Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road.

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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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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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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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