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The March 15 application deadline for the 2019-20 academic year at the LBJ School of Public Affairs is fast approaching. There is time to gather the materials to apply — here's an overview of the LBJ School's programs and application requirements.Read more
12:15 pm to Thursday Feb 28
The LBJ School presents Black History Month events to foster meaningful engagement with issues of diversity, inclusion and social justice.
9:00 am to Friday Feb 22
Students at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will pay tribute to the life and legacy of former congresswoman, distinguished public servant and teacher Barbara Jordan during the 22 nd annual Barbara Jordan National Forum (BJNF), Feb. 18–22, 2019. Citizenship and power are central to this year's signature, student-led weeklong program, whose theme, "Extending the Power of the People," is inspired by Jordan's words.
On Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, the Strauss Center welcomes Scott Moore, director of the Penn Global China Program at the University of Pennsylvania, for a talk on "Hydropolitics in China: Water Conflict, Development, and Sustainability in a Rising Power." Drawing on Moore's new book, Subnational Hydropolitics , this talk will explore the role that water has played in Chinese politics, its rapid economic growth, and its struggle to make its development sustainable.
On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, the Strauss Center and Clements Center welcome Tom Ricks , a military historian and author, to give a lecture: "Was George Washington a Strategic Genius?"