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Innovation Bound — the annual celebration of LBJ School policy research

Tue Apr 23
12:15 pm
LBJ School, First-Floor Lobby

Throughout each year, both students and faculty at the LBJ School undertake timely policy research to stretch intellectual boundaries and tackle the most complex problems of our day. Innovation Bound celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished faculty and students.

Mon Apr 22
12:15 pm
Dean's Conference Room

This is the sixth event in "Inside the Texas Legislature: Insights and Conversation," a biweekly series of eight conversations with the Honorable Ed Emmett , a former Harris County Judge (2007–19), former Texas state representative (R-Houston) and LBJ School alumnus (MPAff '74), discussing and analyzing what's happening in the 86th Texas Legislature. The not-for-credit series is open to LBJ School students and the broader university community.

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Mon Apr 22
12:15 pm
SRH 3.122

Mickey Edwards served Oklahoma's 5 th District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1977 to 1993. After Congress he taught at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government and Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and now serves as a vice president of the Aspen Institute. A founding trustee of the Heritage Foundation and national chairman of the American Conservative Union, Edwards has been a political columnist for the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune , and was a weekly commentator on NPR's "All Things Considered."

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Tue Apr 23
12:15 pm
SRH 3.122

On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, the Intelligence Studies Project welcomes Seth G. Jones, director of the Transnational Threats Project and a senior adviser to the International Security Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, who will speak about his most recent book, A Covert Action: Reagan, the CIA, and the Cold War Struggle in Poland , which examines the little-known story of the CIA’s operations in Poland, which produced a landmark victory for democracy during the Cold War.

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Tue Apr 23
12:15 pm
LBJ School, First-Floor Lobby

Throughout each year, both students and faculty at the LBJ School undertake timely policy research to stretch intellectual boundaries and tackle the most complex problems of our day. Innovation Bound celebrates the impact, quality and range of the published works of our distinguished faculty and students.

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Tue Apr 23
12:15 pm
Room 3.124, LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3

In 2016, the University of Texas at Austin celebrated two important milestones: the 30th anniversary of the Heman Sweatt Symposium on Civil Rights and the 60th anniversary of the first black undergraduate students to enter the university. These historic moments aren't just special; they are relevant to current conversations and experiences on college campuses across the country. The story of integration at UT against the backdrop of the Jim Crow South is complex and momentous—a story that necessitates understanding and sharing. Likewise, this narrative is inextricably linked to current conversations about students' negotiations of identity and place in higher education.

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Wed Apr 24
12:15 pm
SRH 3.122

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the Clements Center will welcome Amanda Sloat, a Robert Bosch senior fellow in the Center on the United States and Europe at the Brookings Institution, for a talk on "Brexit: Causes and Consequences" at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Wed Apr 24
12:15 pm
SRH 3.124

On Wednesday, April 24, 2019, students from the Strauss Center-sponsored Policy Research Project “Beyond the Border” will present some of the findings and recommendations from nine months researching questions related to Mexico’s migratory policy (integration of refugees, obstacles for unaccompanied minors, the legacy of Programa Frontera Sur, and evaluating migrant detention centers since 2011) and volunteered at a migrant shelter in Guadalajara over winter break.

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Thu Apr 25
12:15 pm
SRH 3.124

Suzanne Spaulding, senior adviser for Homeland Security Program and International Security Program, and former Undersecretary at the Department of Homeland Security, will give a talk on "Countering Adversary Attacks on Democracy and the Rule of Law" at the LBJ School on Thursday, April 25. She will speak about ongoing foreign influence operations that go beyond elections to undermine other democratic institutions, such as our justice system, and democracy itself. This talk is part of the Strauss Center's Brumley Speaker Series.

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Thu Apr 25
12:15 pm
Room 3.122, LBJ School of Public Affairs, SRH 3

On April 25, the CSRD will host a student fellows colloquium to showcase student research. Over the course of the year, graduate and undergraduate CSRD student fellows have conducted individual research on race, democracy, citizenship, educational access, voting, activism, health and society. The Colloquium offers an open-house opportunity to individually discuss fellows’ research projects and findings with attendees.

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