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News January 12, 2017

Reimagining Martin Luther King's Dream in 2017

Please join Professor Ed Dorn for a special noontime discussion on Tuesday, Jan. 17, in commemoration of Martin Luther King Day and explore together the key issues that defined and shaped Dr. King’s legacy through a modern-day lens.

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Martin Luther King, Jr
News January 5, 2017

The LBJ Washington Center Celebrates its Inaugural Graduating Class

The LBJ Washington Center hosted the inaugural LBJ School of Public Affairs DC Concentration graduation ceremony on December 10, 2016.

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Eight LBJ Schoolers celebrate their DC Concentration graduation in Washington.
News December 16, 2016

LBJ Professor Abigail Aiken Appointed to Travis County Entity That Aims to Improve Health Care System

LBJ School professor Abigail Aiken has been appointed to the Central Health Board of Managers, a local public entity that provides the community’s uninsured, underinsured and low-income residents with access to high-quality, cost-effective health care.

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LBJ School faculty member Abigail Aiken
News December 9, 2016

Remembering an American Hero: The LBJ School Reflects on John Glenn's Life and Legacy

"Today, the world lost a man who was not only a pioneer in the space age, a respected Senator, and passionate educator, but also a man who exemplified all that is good about America, a man we were proud to stand with as a fellow American. Throughout his life he quietly stepped up and showed us what was possible."

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Dean Angela Evans with John Glenn on his visit to the LBJ School
News November 28, 2016

Informing the Conversation: Dr. Julia Sweig, Leading Scholar on Cuba, U.S.—Cuba Policy Transformation and Castro Legacy

The LBJ School’s Dr. Julia Sweig is actively informing the conversation around Fidel Castro's legacy and what's next for Cuba and U.S. – Cuba relations following his death.

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Dr. Julia Sweig, LBJ faculty member and expert on Cuba and U.S.—Cuba policy
News November 21, 2016

LBJ Professor Michele Deitch Hosts Convening of Criminal Justice Experts in Austin, Texas

LBJ Professor Michele Deitch hosted a group of 50 criminal justice experts to focus on problems of poor prison and jail conditions.

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Michele Deitch speaks on prison oversight at a conference of criminal justice experts
News November 16, 2016

The LBJ School is Among the Sponsors of the 2016 HousingWorks Summit

The LBJ School is among the sponsors of the 2016 HousingWorks Austin summit Housing + Health: Building Blocks of Equity and Opportunity.

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News November 14, 2016

Kellie Sauls Named Executive Director of the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs at the LBJ School of Public Affairs

Kellie Sauls has been named executive director of the Office of Student and Alumni Affairs (OSAA) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

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LBJ School staff member Kellie Sauls
News November 3, 2016

LBJ Professor Receives $1.25 Million Grant from the U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative

The U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative awarded LBJ Professor Varun Rai $1.25 million to examine the motivations and factors that influence the technology adoption process to help boost state solar strategies and solar adoption research.

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Varun Rai and LBJ School colleagues celebrate $1.25 million Department of Energy grant
News October 28, 2016

National Security a Focus for Upcoming LBJ School Events

Numerous events throughout the fall and spring semesters will continue our growing focus on national security. These events, hosted by UT’s Clements Center for National Security , the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law and the Intelligence Studies Project , aim to expose

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