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News August 15, 2013

NPPP Report: Are U.S. Nuclear Reactors Adequately Protected From Terrorists?

A major new report, co-authored by LBJ School Associate Professor Alan Kuperman , warns that dozens of reactor sites across the United States are inadequately protected from terrorist attacks that could trigger a meltdown or lead to a diversion of bomb-grade uranium. As the new report will note, the danger is far from hypothetical since the 9/11 hijackers are known to have considered flying a passenger jet into a U.S. nuclear reactor before they settled on the World Trade Center as their main terror target.

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News June 25, 2013

LBJ Professor to Help Train High School History Teachers From Across U.S.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History , one of the leading educational foundations in the country, has selected The University of Texas at Austin as a distinguished institution for training the next generation of history teachers. Twenty-five primary and secondary education teachers from schools throughout the country (including three in Texas) will participate in a weeklong seminar on the UT Austin campus, where they will work closely with faculty members to improve the quality of history education in their schools and communities. LBJ School Professor Jeremi Suri will lead the seminar.

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News May 21, 2013

Students Enjoy Day of Commencement Activities

In a day of celebration, family and friends were invited to watch a new generation of game changers and policy makers receive their graduate degrees at the 2013 LBJ School Commencement ceremony.

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News May 7, 2013

President and CEO of CARE USA to Deliver 2013 Convocation Address to LBJ School of Public Affairs

President and CEO of CARE USA Helene Gayle will deliver the convocation address on Saturday, May 18, to the 2013 graduating class of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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News April 11, 2013

LBJ School Partners with Texas Tribune on Health Care Symposium

The Texas Tribune is partnering with The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs for the next installment of Texas Tribune Festival ’s “On The Road” series, titled “Health Care.” The daylong symposium will cover major issues in health care policy in Texas and will include discussions about the Affordable Care Act, women’s health, cost containment and the impact of technological innovation on medicine. The event will take place April 25 at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. In addition to several LBJ School alumni who will be speaking on panels, LBJ School Professor David Warner, a health care policy expert, will be moderating a panel on cost containment.

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News March 19, 2013

Condoleezza Rice Speaks About Leadership, Iraq War, Education During Dual Appearances at LBJ School

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke twice at the LBJ School of Public Affairs on March 18 on a variety of topics ranging from the anniversary of the start of the Iraq war, to leadership, education, health care and international development.

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Media Mention March 14, 2013
News March 13, 2013

LBJ School Workshop on “Reinventing Diplomacy,” May 10-11, 2013

The LBJ School of Public Affairs will host a workshop on "Reinventing Diplomacy" May 10-11. The purpose of the workshop will be to commission a set of clear and focused case studies of instances of successful international diplomacy.

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News March 11, 2013

'Secession Redux: Lessons for the EU' Conference to Focus on Emerging Secessionist Movements, March 1

LBJ School Associate Professor Alan Kuperman will lead a conference on the emergence of secessionist movements in the European Union on March 1. 'Secession Redux: Lessons for the EU" will focus on assessing the lessons learned from recent US and EU policy regarding unilateral secession in two

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Media Mention February 28, 2013