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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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News December 2, 2011

Angela Evans elected as National Academy of Public Administration Fellow

Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs Clinical Professor Angela Evans was recently inducted as a 2011 Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) in a ceremony on Nov. 17 in Washington, DC at the Academy's annual fall meeting.

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News November 15, 2011

Angela Evans elected as National Academy of Public Administration fellow

Clinical Professor Angela Evans will be inducted as a 2011 Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) in a ceremony on Nov. 17 in Washington, DC at the Academy's annual fall meeting.

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Thomas O’Donnell Appointed Inaugural Director of the LBJ School Washington Center

The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin announced Thomas P. O’Donnell as the inaugural Director of its new Washington Center. O’Donnell joins the LBJ School after previous service in the White House, the U.S. Senate, the Human Rights Campaign, several Presidential campaigns, and as a law firm public policy partner.

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LBJ Students Sponsor Event to Raise Awareness of Violence Against Immigrant Women

In a series of workshops and panels, the seminar “Violence on the Border: Women’s Experience and the Policy Reaction” shed light on the problem of violence affecting women during the process of migration from Central and South America to the U.S., in U.S. detention centers, and in the workforce

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