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News September 30, 2016

LBJ Washington Center Celebrates Grand Opening

On September 20, the LBJ Washington Center celebrated its grand opening in the nation’s capital with a gathering of LBJ alumni, political dignitaries, members of the media and other invited guests.

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Members of the LBJ and DC communities come together with LBJ's daughters to celebrate the LBJ Washington Center opening
Media Mention September 9, 2016

Author talks institutional racism, social activism in lecture

LBJ's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy hosts a lecture with author and Georgetown University faculty member Michael Eric Dyson.

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News August 23, 2016

Celebrating the Class of '77: Turning Dreams Into Achievements

For 45 years, we've been producing thinkers and doers with the passion and imagination to attack today's challenges.

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The Class of 1977
News July 12, 2016

The LBJ School welcomes the entering class of 2016 to Camp LBJ

The LBJ School of Public Affairs extends a warm welcome to the entering class of 2016 as they join us for Camp LBJ, an annual summer enrichment program for our new students that runs from July 13 – August 12. Over the next four and a half weeks, students at Camp LBJ will experience a broad range of

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Media Mention May 3, 2016

Vietnam War Summit: A real-world lab for students at LBJ School

The Vietnam War Summit was a noteworthy endeavor by many measures. The three days of panels and speakers, the veteran recognition ceremonies, the 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. — all elicited a variety of emotions, sparked renewed debate and served to

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News March 24, 2016

The LBJ School's "New Voices in Civil Rights" Series to Continue with Inimai Chettiar's "Civil Rights and Mass Incarceration"

On March 24, 2016 at 12:15 PM, the LBJ School will host “Civil Rights and Mass Incarceration,” a lunchtime talk with Inimai M. Chettiar, as part of the New Voices in Civil Rights Speaker Series . The event will be held in room 3.122 at 12:15 p.m. The event is open to the public, but registration is

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News January 29, 2016
News January 28, 2016

UT Austin Establishes Center to Study Race and Democracy (CSRD) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs

CSRD to Host Inaugural Conference Feb. 8 and 9 in Austin AUSTIN, Texas, January 26, 2016 — 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

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News July 14, 2014

How can we build economic self-sufficiency among working families and the disadvantaged?

Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson launched his “war on poverty” there is still much to be done on the policy front to help those who have been most affected by slow economic recovery—especially those with the least education, limited or spotty work experience, and those living in areas with low overall growth.

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News May 19, 2014

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro Delivers Commencement Address to 2014 LBJ Graduating Class

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.

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