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News April 11, 2013

LBJ School Partners with Texas Tribune on Health Care Symposium

The Texas Tribune is partnering with The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs for the next installment of Texas Tribune Festival’s “On The Road” series, titled “Health Care.” The daylong symposium will cover major issues in health care policy in Texas and will include discussions about the Affordable Care Act, women’s health, cost containment and the impact of technological innovation on medicine. The event will take place April 25 at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. In addition to several LBJ School alumni who will be speaking on panels, LBJ School Professor David Warner, a health care policy expert, will be moderating a panel on cost containment.

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News April 9, 2013

LBJ School Washington Program Enters Third Year

The LBJ School of Public Affairs’ Washington, D.C. Program enters its third year with two summer graduate courses taught by nationally recognized practitioners as adjunct faculty.

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News April 5, 2013
News March 27, 2013

Students from LBJ, Cockrell and McCombs Schools Team Up to Win Energy Challenge

A multidisciplinary team including an LBJ School Ph.D. student recently won first place and a $10,000 award in the Power Across Texas Energy Innovation Challenge. As part of the competition,

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News March 22, 2013

State Rep. Gene Wu on running for office and the greatest policy challenges facing Texas today

We asked freshman State Rep. Gene Wu (MPAff '04) to share his thoughts on the greatest policy challenges facing Texas and the U.S. and his inspiration for running for office in this alumni spotlight Q&A.

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News March 19, 2013

Condoleezza Rice Speaks About Leadership, Iraq War, Education During Dual Appearances at LBJ School

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke twice at the LBJ School of Public Affairs on March 18 on a variety of topics ranging from the anniversary of the start of the Iraq war, to leadership, education, health care and international development.

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News March 13, 2013

LBJ School Workshop on “Reinventing Diplomacy,” May 10-11, 2013

The LBJ School of Public Affairs will host a workshop on "Reinventing Diplomacy" May 10-11.  The purpose of the workshop will be to commission a set of clear and focused case studies of instances of successful international diplomacy.

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News March 11, 2013

'Secession Redux: Lessons for the EU' Conference to Focus on Emerging Secessionist Movements, March 1

LBJ School Associate Professor Alan Kuperman will lead a conference on the emergence of secessionist movements in the European Union on March 1. 'Secession Redux: Lessons for the EU" will focus on assessing the lessons learned

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News February 27, 2013

Texans Care for Children Publishes Report Based on LBJ School Student Research

In February, Texans Care for Children, a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy group, published a report titled “Solutions to Our Texas Challenge: 30 Ways to Build a Better Future for Kids and Our State.” Some analysis in the report is from a 2011 Policy Research Project (PRP) directed by Associate Professor of Public Affairs Pat Wong.

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News February 26, 2013

Congressional Use of Social Media Revealed in LBJ School Research

For over a year, 17 LBJ School student researchers spent over 900 hours collecting more than 1 million data points on how Members of Congress use social media. To their surprise, they discovered that these elected officials used social media most often to publicize their positions on policy issues, not for self-promotion, campaigning or media appearances, as the researchers originally thought.

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