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News December 18, 2017

Register now for Policy Matters Seminar Series with LBJ School's Julián Castro

Beginning in January, the Honorable Julián Castro, Dean's Distinguished Fellow at the LBJ School and former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will offer a four-week seminar series on policymaking through the lens of housing.

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Julián Castro with LBJ students
News December 15, 2017

LBJ School Semester in Review: Fall 2017

The LBJ School students’ visit with former Vice President Joe Biden made the cover of The Daily Texan’s Semester in Review. Here are some more highlights from a great semester at the LBJ School.

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Cover of The Daily Texan featuring the Semester in Review, including a photo of Joe Biden and Dean Angela Evans
News December 11, 2017

LBJ School, Texas Secretary of State Host Consular Roundtable Meetings to Foster Intellectual Exchange

The LBJ School, in partnership with Texas Secretary of State Roland Pablos and The University of Texas at Austin, hosted the first in a series of Consular Roundtable Meetings, which bring together consular officials from across Texas and aim to assist the foreign diplomatic corps in developing and maintaining relationships with Texas state government, academic institutions and other stakeholders

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Angela Evans, Greg Fenves and Varun Rai at the Consular Roundtable Meeting
News December 5, 2017

LBJ Global Policy Student Works with Macedonian Government

Aleksej Demjanski, a dual degree MGPS and Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies student at the LBJ School (‘19), met with the newly established government of Macedonia at the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City in September 2017. For Demjanski, who is originally from Macedonia, this meeting signified a new era for Macedonia.

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FDM meeting with Macedonia's Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, and Diaspora Minister at the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York City, September 2017
News November 17, 2017

LBJ School's China Public Policy Center Hosts Inaugural Event on the Future of U.S.–China Relations

The University of Texas China Public Policy Center (CPPC) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs hosted an inaugural event focused on prospects for U.S.–China relations. The event was co-hosted by the China-United States Exchange Foundation and featured guests Ambassador He Yafei and Daniel M. Slane.

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LBJ student poses with CPPC director and China's Ambassador He
News November 14, 2017

New Research from the LBJ School Examines Relationship Between U.S. Visa Waiver Program and National Security

New research from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin examines foreign tourism to the United States and the resulting economic benefits against the backdrop of national security.

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News November 13, 2017

The LBJ School, Economists for Peace and Security Co-host Policy Symposium on Economics, American Politics and Security

On Monday, November 13, The LBJ School of Public Affairs and Economists for Peace and Security (EPS) held EPS’ 10 th annual policy symposium in Washington, DC, featuring keynote remarks from Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and special remarks from Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA).

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Senator Bernie Sanders addresses a crowd at a symposium co-hosted by the LBJ School
News November 10, 2017

LBJ School Hosts International Conference on "Democratic Reform in Europe"

Some of Europe’s leading political figures, including the former finance minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis, former French presidential candidate Benoît Hamon and UK Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy Chi Onwurah, convened at the LBJ School on Nov. 6–7 to explore both the promises and challenges of democratic reform of Europe's governing institutions.

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An LBJ student poses with an LBJ faculty member and a guest of the Eurozone conference
News November 3, 2017

LBJ Students Conduct, Present Research on Congress Use of Social Media as Part of Policy Research Project

As part of a 2016-17 Policy Research Project (PRP), a group of LBJ School students led by Professor Sherri Greenberg worked to analyze social media platform usage of Members of Congress.

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News November 2, 2017

"Democratic Reform in Europe" is the Focus of Upcoming Conference at the LBJ School

In the face of Brexit, rising ethnic nationalism and a continuing economic crisis, the future of Europe is uncertain. Is democratic reform of Europe's governing institutions an answer? This is the focus of the upcoming “Democratic Reform in Europe” conference, to be held at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin on November 6 – 7.

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Democratic Reform in Europe