Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity & Inclusion
The University of Texas at Austin has established The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, which will host its inaugural national conference Feb. 8-9, 2016.Read more
In this "Alumni Corner," we speak with LBJ alumnus Daniel Sepulveda (ambassador, deputy assistant secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State) about his career path, what attracted him to public service, and the value of his LBJ degree.Read more
Leading race and civil rights scholar Peniel Joseph joins UT Faculty; Joseph receives joint professorship appointment with LBJ School and history dept.
Peniel Joseph, renowned scholar, teacher and a leading public voice on race issues has received a joint professorship appointment at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the History Department in the College of Liberal Arts atRead more
This summer, the LBJ School hosted students from Mexico’s Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE), Israel’s Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (IDC), and from the LBJ School for a cultural exchange and professional development course focused on developing leadership skills.Read more
Johnie Jones graduated from the LBJ School in 2011 and was hired by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) where he works on strategic partnerships for the department. Recently profiled by The Pacific Standard in their "30 Thinkers Under 30" series, Johnie has distinguished himself as a rising leader in the federal agriculture policy arena. In this Q&A, Johnie discusses some of the greatest policy challenges currently facing our nation, as well as other activities taking place at USDA.Read more
The LBJ School announced today that six LBJ School students have been selected to participate in the School’s international exchange program with Israel’s Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya.Read more
In a day of celebration, the newest graduating class of the LBJ School enjoyed inspirational remarks by San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, Dean Robert Hutchings and Peter La Fountain, the student class speaker.Read more
San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro will deliver the convocation address on Saturday, May 17, to the 2014 graduating class of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.Read more
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act, the LBJ School is reflecting on the seminal nature of the civil rights legislation passed by President Johnson while examining civil rights issues in America and around the world today. Through events like the Civil Rights Summit and faculty experts in the news, the LBJ School is advancing the public dialogue surrounding modern day Civil Rights issues.
The LBJ School of Public Affairs will host a series of student-focused events to encourage dialogue around the great policy challenges that will be at the center of the Civil Rights Summit, April 8-10, hosted by the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum. These events will be open to the LBJ School of Public Affairs and UT School of Law Communities and will be designed to engage students in meaningful dialogue on the policy and law implications at the heart of the Summit’s four presidential addresses.Read more