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News January 30, 2018

French Ambassador Gérard Araud to Visit LBJ School as Part of Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series

French diplomat Gérard Araud, who since 2014 has served as Ambassador of France to the United States, will speak to LBJ School students on Wednesday, Jan. 31.

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Gérard Araud
News January 29, 2018

Free Tax Preparation Help Available at Austin Health Care Centers

StreetCred, a nonprofit organization that helps individuals with low income file their taxes and identify/claim credits for which they are eligible, will begin providing services Monday at Central Health Southeast Health & Wellness Center and People’s Community Clinic North.

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News January 29, 2018

UT Austin to Host Secretary Tillerson, LBJ School a Co-Sponsor

The University of Texas at Austin invites you to hear U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson address U.S. engagement in the Western Hemisphere. The LBJ School serves as a principal co-sponsor of the event.

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
News January 26, 2018

LBJ Professor Joshua Eisenman, MIT Research Scientist Eric Heginbotham Publish their Book on China's Major-power Engagement in the Developing World

Beijing’s objectives towards a developing world is the focus of China Steps Out, a new book co-edited by Joshua Eisenman, an assistant professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, and Eric Heginbotham, a principal research scientist at MIT’s Center for International Studies.

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Book jacket of Eisenman's book, CHINA STEPS OUT
News January 11, 2018

Selena Walsh Named Director of LBJ School's Executive Master in Public Leadership Program

Selena Walsh has been named the new director of the Executive Master’s in Public Leadership (EMPL) program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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News January 9, 2018

Two Former Presidential Appointees to Share Expertise with Students on Housing, Healthcare Policy Through Spring Seminars

The Honorable Julián Castro, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Dr. Mary K. Wakefield, former acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, will share their expertise with LBJ students through a series of spring seminars.

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Julián Castro with LBJ students
News January 8, 2018

What's in Store for 2018? LBJ Faculty Make Their Predictions

After an eventful 2017, what's in store for the new year? Professors from the LBJ School offer their best predictions, explaining what to keep an eye on and what may be at stake.

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Fireworks with 2018
News December 20, 2017

LBJ Prof. Josh Busby Explores Leadership in Climate Regime without U.S. Federal Government

Busby, who began studying climate and security in 2004, is the lead researcher on a three-year, $1.9 million Department of Defense (DoD) funded project called “Complex Emergencies and Political Stability in Asia” (CEPSA).

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Joshua Busby delivering remarks at a conference
News December 19, 2017

Register now for Healthcare Policy Seminar Series with LBJ School's Mary K. Wakefield

Mary K. Wakefield, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, who served in the Obama administration as acting United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2015 to 2017, and as head of the Health Resources and Services Administration from 2009 to 2015, will host a seminar series during the spring 2018 semester on "Healthcare Policy: Lessons Learned from the Beltway."

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Mary Wakefield in the Oval Office with then-President Barack Obama
News December 18, 2017

Winter Break Schedule 2017: December 22, 2017 - January 2, 2018

Over the Holiday Break—December 22, 2017 until January 2, 2018—the University and the LBJ School will be officially closed.

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Two girls throw snowballs in front of the White House