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News November 14, 2019
Mayor Mike Duggan shares before-and-after story of Detroit at the LBJ School

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan visited the LBJ School on Wednesday to talk about efforts to rebuild the city of Detroit as part of the Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series. Duggan, who became the first white mayor of Detroit in 40 years in a city that is nearly 80 percent black, addressed a crowd of approximately 75 students and community members.

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News November 11, 2019
LBJ Welcomes Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan Nov. 13

On Wednesday, Nov. 13, the LBJ School of Public Affairs welcomes Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to the Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series. Duggan, born in Detroit, has spent his entire career working in the city to solve some of the most complex issues facing Detroiters, including crime, blight and access to jobs. Elected mayor on Nov. 5, 2013, Duggan attracted national attention in part for being the first white mayor of the majority-black city since Roman Gribbs in the early 1970s, when Detroit's population still had a white majority. He was re-elected to a second term on Nov. 7, 2017.

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News November 8, 2019
Experts explore “Green New Deal” and “European New Deal” at LBJ School, UT Austin

The New Deal has become a leading symbol of our age. But what will it take to bring about the next New Deal?

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Thursday Nov 21
12:15 pm
SRH 3.124

Former Ambassador Cameron Munter has had a distinguished career in diplomacy and academia. He spent three decades as a U.S. Foreign Service officer and was most recently the president and CEO of the EastWest Institute in New York. He will be joining the LBJ School for a talk on "The New Diplomacy" — how new problems and new players are rapidly changing the nature of global engagement.

Thursday Dec 5
12:15 pm
SRH 3.122

On Dec. 5, 2019, the Clements Center will welcome Amanda Sloat, a Robert Bosch senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings, for a talk on "Brexit: Causes and Consequences" at The University of Texas at Austin.

Friday Dec 6
9:00 am
LBJ Washington Center

The Great Financial Crisis of 2007–08 has cast a long shadow on the economic and political realities we confront today, as did the Great Depression of the 1930s on the decades that followed. These economic earthquakes also upended the conventional economic thinking, particularly in the realm of macroeconomics. This event presents four new books that address various aspects of macroeconomic theory and policymaking.

Tuesday Jan 21
8:30 am

Classes begin for the spring semester of the 2019–20 academic year. Welcome back!