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Alumni Spotlights and Events

Alumni Spotlights and Events

News May 15, 2012

Seeking Change: LBJ School grad works to improve life for migrants from El Salvador

MGPS Student Allison Ramirez has journeyed to El Salvador many times, once as a Fulbright Scholar to work on a documentary about the history of oppression and injustice in the country, always with the aim of supporting the families of missing migrants through advocacy work. After graduation, Ramirez plans to continue her work in advocacy, with a focus on migrants’ rights, either in El Salvador or in the United States.

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News April 29, 2012

Former Governor of Colorado and Alumnus Bill Owens to Deliver 2012 Convocation Address

Former Governor of Colorado and LBJ School alumnus Bill Owens will deliver the convocation address on Saturday, May 19, to the 2012 graduating class of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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News April 16, 2012

LBJ Alumnus and Vice President of the East West Institute David Firestein Delivers Talks on U.S. – Chinese Relations and the Role of Government in American Life

LBJ Alumnus and Vice President of the East West Institute David Firestein delivered two talks in March and April 2012. One focused on  U.S. – Chinese Relations and the other focused on the Role of Government in American Life

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Media Mention April 8, 2012

Seton Names Jesus Garza (MPAff '77) New Chief

Jesus Garza, interim president and chief executive of the Seton Healthcare Family for the past 15 months, will officially take over as the system’s chief on July 1, Seton officials announced Monday.

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Media Mention February 23, 2012
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 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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