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News February 22, 2012

Georgia State Rep. Stacey Abrams calls for authenticity, courage and action in 16th Annual Barbara Jordan Forum keynote address

As the highlight of the 16th Annual Barbara Jordan Forum, Georgia State Rep. Stacey Abrams (MPAff ’98) addressed current students and alumni in a keynote address as part of a luncheon on Feb. 21 at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

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News February 15, 2012

The Aspen Institute Announces LBJ Professor Chris King as Ascend Fellow

The Aspen Institute today announced that Dr. Christopher King, Senior Research Scientist, Lecturer and Director of the Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources at The University of Texas at Austin’s Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs, will be in the inaugural class of its Ascend Fellowship program, one of a select group of 20 leaders from across the country who are pioneering two-generation approaches to move families beyond poverty

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News January 26, 2012

Alumnae participate in UN climate change negotiations in Durban, South Africa

Two LBJ School alumnae took part in the climate change negotiations in Durban, South Africa in November and December of 2011. The Durban Climate Change Conference was held by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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News January 23, 2012

Lady Bird Johnson Centennial Conference

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Lady Bird Johnson's birth, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs will host a conference in Spring 2013 that will focus on Mrs. Johnson's environmental legacy. This event will be one of many planned events honoring the Lady Bird Johnson Centennial celebration which will take place from the Fall of 2011 through the Summer of 2013.

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News January 20, 2012

UT Energy Symposium Kicks Off Spring Semester with "Utility of the Future"

The Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin renewed its ongoing, weekly lecture series on energy-related issues with a presentation from former Austin Energy General Manager Roger Duncan. Varun Rai, assistant professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and a CIEEP research fellow, is coordinating the symposium and will serve as host for the series.

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News January 19, 2012

Election 2012: LBJ School Faculty Answer Pressing Questions Surrounding the Republican Primaries

As the many caucuses, primaries and debates leading to the Republican National Convention continue to unfold, LBJ School faculty are at the forefront of discussions on the day's most pressing issues. From the rise and fall of contenders, to national policy issues, the economy, jobs and the campaigns themselves, faculty continue to inform these and other national debates.

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News January 18, 2012

Public Health and Nuclear Experts Warn Against Importing Russian Medical Isotopes

Associate Professor Alan Kuperman, coordinator of the School's Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project (NPPP), joined a broad coalition of U.S. public health, medical and nuclear proliferation experts in signing a letter urging Congress to restrict the use of imported Russian medical isotopes produced with bomb-grade uranium and to block them completely within about five years. According to a press release issued by the NPPP, American patients receive about 16 million medical diagnostic procedures annually using the type of isotope in question, which is derived by Molybdenum-99.

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News January 10, 2012

Money, Relationships and Rick Perry

Sherri Greenberg, LBJ School Lecturer and a former Texas State Representative, takes on several pressing issues that have come to light on the road to the New Hampshire and South Carolina Republican primaries.

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News January 3, 2012

LBJ School Selected as Independent Evaluator by i3 Grant Recipient Texas Tech University

The University of Texas at Austin’s Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) School of Public Affairs was selected as the independent evaluator of a new educator preparation project by Texas Tech University. The faculty and staff of the Project on Educator Effectiveness and Quality (PEEQ), an initiative of the LBJ School’s Center for Health and Social Policy, will perform the evaluation.

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News December 19, 2011

Winter Break Schedule 2011

Over the Holiday Break—December 23, 2011 until January 3, 2012—the University and the LBJ School will be officially closed. However, students, staff, and faculty with electronic swipe cards will still have access to the building. Should an emergency or problem arise during this time, please utilize the contact information below.

 

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