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Media Mention May 19, 2018

UT Grads make it to the finish line

It's a special time for The University of Texas as thousands of students are graduating and will soon be entering the real world. On Saturday, dozens of commencement ceremonies were held across The University of Texas at Austin campus, including the LBJ School of Public Affairs' ceremony. Fox 7

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Soledad O'Brien delivers remarks at the LBJ School's 2018 graduation ceremony.
News February 27, 2018

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits UT Austin

On February 1, The University of Texas at Austin hosted U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson to address U.S. engagement in the Western Hemisphere.

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Rex Tillerson talks with UT President, LBJ School diplomat in residence, and two faculty members
News February 19, 2018

LBJ School, Campus Partners Commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Kerner Report, a Historic Study that Examines the Roots of Racism, Inequality in U.S.

The LBJ School of Public Affairs and several partners across The University of Texas at Austin will commemorate the 50 th anniversary of the Kerner Commission Report on March 5 with two events featuring former U.S. Senator Fred Harris (D-OK), an original member of the Kerner Commission. During the evening event, Sen. Harris will be joined by Dean's Distinguished Fellow and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) the Honorable Julián Castro .

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Kerner at 50: The Past, Present and Future of Two Americas - March 5, 2018
News February 19, 2018

Biennial Crisis Simulation Event Provides Global Policy Students Firsthand Diplomacy, Negotiation Experience

LBJ School students in the Master of Global Policy Studies program take part in a biennial Crisis Simulation event, which provides an opportunity to experience a complex and high-level multilateral diplomatic negotiation under time pressure and uncertainty.

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Students with the Vietnam delegation in their team's headquarters
News February 12, 2018

LBJ School Celebrates Barbara Jordan National Forum 21st Anniversary

The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will pay tribute to the life and legacy of former congresswoman, distinguished public servant and teacher Barbara Jordan during the 21st annual Barbara Jordan National Forum (BJNF), February 19 – 23.

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Three students stand with Barbara Jordan statue on UT campus
News February 8, 2018

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins to Offer a Four-Part Seminar Series on Global Security

Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins will launch at the LBJ School a four-part seminar series on global security. These seminars will expose specific issues that directly impact global security, demonstrate their unique influence on national security and analyze the implications of the confluence of these

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Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins
News February 6, 2018

"The Renaissance Period of the African American in Sports" Documentary Headlines Special Texas Athletics Tribute to Black History Month and 2018 Barbara Jordan National Forum

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, on Tuesday, February 20.

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Cover of The African American Athlete: The Renaissance Continues
News February 1, 2018

French Ambassador Gérard Araud Visits LBJ School

On Wednesday French diplomat Gérard Araud, who since 2014 has served as Ambassador of France to the United States, visited the LBJ School of Public Affairs as part of the Dean’s Distinguished Leaders Series.

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French Ambassador Gerard Araud
News January 31, 2018

Lieutenant General Sean B. MacFarland Shares Experience with LBJ School Students

On Tuesday, Jan. 30, the LBJ School welcomed Lieutenant General Sean B. MacFarland, who spoke to students about his experience leading an international coalition and regional partners against ISIS as Commanding General of Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve in Iraq and Syria.

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Lieutenant General Sean B. MacFarland in a classroom with LBJ students
News January 30, 2018

French Ambassador Gérard Araud to Visit LBJ School as Part of Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series

French diplomat Gérard Araud, who since 2014 has served as Ambassador of France to the United States, will speak to LBJ School students on Wednesday, Jan. 31.

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Gérard Araud

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