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Upcoming Events

21st Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum
Mon Feb 19
8:00 am
to Fri Feb 23
5:00 pm
The LBJ School
The LBJ School of Public Affairs will honor the life and legacy of former congreswoman, distinguished public servant and teacher Barbara Jordan through a weeklong celebration.Read more
The Complicated South: A Conversation with Garrard Conley
Tue Feb 20
12:15 pm
Bass Lecture Hall
The Complicated South: A conversation with Garrard Conley, author of Boy Erased and advocate against ex-gay conversion therapy. Film adaptation to be released September 2018 starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe and Troye Sivan. Bass Lecture Hall 12:15 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Hosted by theRead more
The African American Athlete: The Renaissance Continues
Tue Feb 20
6:30 pm
Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium
In honor of Black History Month and the LBJ School of Public Affairs’ 2018 Barbara Jordan National Forum, Texas Athletics, the LBJ School, LBJ Presidential Library, UT's Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement are collaborating to present a special evening event, The African American Athlete: The Renaissance Continues.Read more
Immigration Reform 2018: What Would Barbara Jordan Say
Wed Feb 21
12:15 pm
SRH 3.122
Ruth Wasem, clinical professor of public policy practice and leading immigration expert, will moderate a panel discussion with Professors Ed Dorn and Victoria DeFrancesco Soto on the historic U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, which was chaired by Congresswoman Jordan until her death in 1996.Read more
Distinguished Public Service Award & Rising Leader Award Reception
Wed Feb 21
5:30 pm
LBJ School Lobby
The LBJ School and the LBJ Alumni Board are proud to present three outstanding alumni with the Distinguished Public Service Award and Rising Leader Awards on Wednesday, February 21. We hope you will join us in celebrating the leadership and public service accomplishments of our winners: Mark Zion (Read more
Connecting Housing to Economic and Social Mobility
Thu Feb 22
12:15 pm
SRH 3.122
Students on the “Housing, Economic Mobility, and Social Mobility” PRP will showcase research findings on the relationship between housing and economic opportunities. The client, HousingWorks, is an affordable housing advocacy organization.Read more