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News April 13, 2017

LBJ School Center for the Study of Race and Democracy Hosts Men's Basketball Coach Shaka Smart for Conversation on Sports, Democracy

The Center for the Study of Race and Democracy (CSRD) at the LBJ School hosted a Conversation on Race, Sports and Citizenship featuring UT Austin’s men’s Head Basketball Coach Shaka Smart.

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Shaka Smart and Peniel Joseph talk to a crowd in Bass Lecture Hall
News April 6, 2017

LBJ School Professor to Host DC Event on Nuclear Security

Update: View presentations from event on YouTube AUSTIN, Texas, April 4, 2017 – LBJ School professor and founding coordinator of the Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Project (NPPP) Alan Kuperman will host an event on nuclear security to provide lessons for the Trump Administration and honor the

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Alan Kuperman delivers remarks at the International Symposium on Highly Enriched Uranium Minimization
News March 21, 2017

LBJ School hosts civil rights icon U.S. Representative John Lewis, co-author and illustrator for discussion on award-winning graphic memoir “MARCH”

On Friday, March 24, Rep. John Lewis, co-author Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell will visit The University of Texas at Austin for a discussion of "MARCH," a graphic memoir exposing the fear, fight and freedom won through political engagement.

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Art from John Lewis' graphic memoir, "MARCH"
News March 9, 2017

LBJ Faculty, Alumni, Students Participate in SXSW 2017

The ten days in March devoted to the annual SXSW Conference and Festivals are an exciting time to be in Austin. Find out how the LBJ School community, from faculty to students and alumni, are engaged at SXSW 2017.

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SXSW Registration banner
News February 28, 2017

Journalist, Author Cokie Roberts Visits LBJ School for Discussion with Students

Journalist, author and living legend Cokie Roberts joined the LBJ School of Public Affairs for an intimate conversation on press, politics and women’s workplace equality.

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Cokie Roberts with students at the LBJ School
News February 9, 2017

LBJ School Celebrates Barbara Jordan National Forum 20th Anniversary

Author Mary Beth Rogers, Texas Representative Senfronia Thompson and “Get in the Way: The Journey of John Lewis” documentary screening highlight weeklong Barbara Jordan tribute, Feb. 20-24.

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Three students serving as Barbara Jordan National Forum co-chairs stand in front of the Barbara Jordan statue
News February 9, 2017

Alumni Throwback: LBJ Alumna, Georgia House Minority Leader (D - 89) Stacey Abrams Delivered the 16th Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum Keynote

LBJ Alumna (MPAff ’98) and House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly (D –89) Stacey Abrams delivered the 16th Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum Keynote in February 2012 at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin.

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Stacey Abrams speaks at the 2012 Barbara Jordan National Forum
News January 19, 2017

INNOVATION BOUND: The Annual Celebration of LBJ School Policy Research

In an annual celebration, the LBJ School community will convene on February 8, 2017, to celebrate the published works of our distinguished faculty and impassioned students.

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Innovation Bound: The annual celebration of LBJ School Policy Research
News January 17, 2017

Clements Center for National Security to Host Conference on Reagan Administration International Relations

On January 19—21, the Clements Center for National Security is pleased to host a conference on "Ronald Reagan and the Transformation of Global Politics in the 1980s" at the AT&T Conference Center located on The University of Texas at Austin campus.

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Ronald Reagan stands in front of an American flag
News January 12, 2017

Reimagining Martin Luther King's Dream in 2017

Please join Professor Ed Dorn for a special noontime discussion on Tuesday, Jan. 17, in commemoration of Martin Luther King Day and explore together the key issues that defined and shaped Dr. King’s legacy through a modern-day lens.

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Martin Luther King, Jr