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September 19, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Friday, October 11, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Dean Robert Hutchings, Associate Dean Chandler Stolp, Professor Angela Evans and Dr. Ken Matwiczak invite you to join them for an informal happy hour at the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel Bar.

September 9, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar will discuss “Foreign Policy Challenges and Opportunities” on Sept. 26, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. in the first-floor lobby of the LBJ School of Public Affairs.  This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. To register, please visit:


September 9, 2013 - News

The LBJ School of Public Affairs will present “The 2013 International Conference on Aging in the Americas” (ICAA) on Sept. 17-19 at the Julius Glickman Conference Center at The University of Texas at Austin. The 2013 conference is the sixth installment in the Conference Series on Aging in the Americas, a successful series of meetings on aging in the Hispanic population established in 2001 at the university. This year’s conference is titled “Demographics of Aging in the Americas: How Should We Prepare for an Aging Population in Mexico and in the U.S.A.?”

September 6, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Alumni and student panel provide an LBJ School insider review of the 2013 Texas Legislative Session.

August 30, 2013 - News

The LBJ School of Public Affairs welcomed its newest incoming class of students with a week of orientation activities that culminated with the "Gone to Texas", a reception hosted by Dean Robert Hutchings, which ends in a march to the UT Tower for a special presentation of music, student videos and inspirational speakers. 

August 28, 2013 - News

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, LBJ School faculty share their reflections of the iconic Martin Luther King, Jr. "I Have a Dream Speech," share their personal experiences attending the March and address how much further we still need to go as a society to achieve true equality.

August 21, 2013 - News

This summer the LBJ School of Public Affairs hosted thirteen students from Mexico’s Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) and three students from Israel’s Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC) for a two week Public Management and Leadership Program.

August 15, 2013 - News

The Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project (NPPP) at The University of Texas at Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs has released a report titled “; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Protecting U.S. Nuclear Facilities from Terrorist Attack: Re-assessing the Current ‘Design Basis Threat’ Approach".

August 15, 2013 - News

The University of Texas at Austin and LBJ School communities mourn the loss of former acting university president William S. Livingston, who died this morning.  He was 93.
 He came to UT Austin in 1949 as a Government professor and spent the next six decades teaching and serving the university in various roles, including chair of the Government Department, vice chancellor of academic programs, and vice president and dean of graduate studies.  He led the committee that planned the development of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.

August 15, 2013 - News

A major new report, co-authored by LBJ School Associate Professor Alan Kuperman, warns that dozens of reactor sites across the United States are inadequately protected from terrorist attacks that could trigger a meltdown or lead to a diversion of bomb-grade uranium. As the new report will note, the danger is far from hypothetical since the 9/11 hijackers are known to have considered flying a passenger jet into a U.S. nuclear reactor before they settled on the World Trade Center as their main terror target.

August 12, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Advanced Excel Professional Development Session (Pivot Tables, etc.)

August 7, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Inside the City alumni and student reception

August 5, 2013 - News

Shama Gamkhar, Associate Professor of Public Affairs and long-time faculty member of the LBJ School of Public Affairs, was killed in a plane crash, along with her husband Sid Shah, on August 4, 2013. Gamkhar was an expert in environmental economic policy and a teacher of public finance and financial management. Gamkhar was 54.

August 2, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Washington, D.C. Alumni Happy Hour

August 2, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:03pm

 Washington, D.C. Alumni Happy Hour

July 25, 2013 - Event

Event Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

July 19, 2013 - News

The Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) has named LBJ School Dean Robert Hutchings to the role of Vice President for the organization. Dean Hutchings previously served as Secretary/Treasurer of APSIA.

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