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News October 10, 2019
LBJ faculty talk future of public policy at 2019 NASPAA Conference

Several professors from the LBJ School of Public Affairs will lead conversations on innovations in public policy and emerging challenges involved in training students to build sustainable and inclusive democracies at the 2019 Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) Annual Conference. The conference, "Reconstructing Governance for the Next 50 Years," will take place in Los Angeles Oct. 16-19, 2019.

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Media Mention October 9, 2019
Former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus comes to campus, speaks to students

Former Texas House Speaker Joe Straus spoke on campus Tuesday about his experiences in legislative leadership and the current state of politics.

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News October 7, 2019
LBJ School students can earn new professional development certificate, gain edge in job search

Students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs have new opportunities to formally participate in a robust array of professional development activities and programming designed to give students an edge in their job search through the newly launched Professional Development Certificate Program.

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Wednesday Oct 16
12:15 pm
RLP 1.302E

On Oct. 16, 2019, the Clements Center for National Security will host John Ciorciari, associate professor at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and faculty director of the Weiser Diplomacy Center and International Policy Center, for a talk on "Sovereignty Sharing in Fragile States" at The University of Texas at Austin.

Wednesday Oct 16
12:30 pm
SRH 3.122

Please join us on October 16 for a special Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series featuring Blumenthal where he will discuss his new book, the third in the series, "All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln, 1856-1860 ." In it he recounts Lincoln’s astonishing return from the political desert and ascent to the presidency.

Monday Oct 21
12:00 pm
Crum Auditorium, Robert B. Rowling Hall

On Monday, Oct. 21, The McCombs School of Business, the Clements Center and Strauss Center will host A Conversation with Jay Gibson on Bringing Business Practices to the Pentagon. This talk will be held in the Crum Auditorium at Robert B. Rowling Hall.

Wednesday Oct 23
12:15 pm

Hedrick Smith, a Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times reporter and editor and Emmy award-winning producer/correspondent, has established himself over the past 50 years as one of America’s premier journalists. His newest work is “ The Democracy Rebellion, ” a one-hour PBS documentary showing how grassroots citizen movements are winning victories for political reform, state by state.