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LBJ School Announcements

Media Mention May 1, 2014
News April 30, 2014

LBJ Returns to the Nation’s Capital with New Washington Center Offering Unique 18-Month, D.C.-Focused Curriculum

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin is creating the LBJ School Washington Center enabling students to earn a master’s degree in 18 months with a unique focus on federal public policy. The Center will also provide a platform and forum for nonpartisan policy analysis on the critical issues facing the country and the world and serve as a hub for the dissemination of faculty research.

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News April 11, 2014

Sidney Weintraub, Retired LBJ School Faculty Member, Dies at 91

Sidney Weintraub, Dean Rusk Professor Emeritus of the LBJ School of Public Affairs, died on April 10 at the age of 91.

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Media Mention April 10, 2014
News November 4, 2013

Baines Report Relaunches as Official Student Publication with New Website, Features

The LBJ School of Public Affairs is celebrating the launch of the redesigned Baines Report as the School’s officially sponsored, student-led policy opinion publication. The new webpage has a streamlined layout and an enhanced focus on social and digital media. The Baines Report now publishes opinion pieces, blogs and podcasts.

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News September 16, 2013

The LBJ School Welcomes Two New Permanent Faculty Members in Health Policy and Environmental Economics

The LBJ School is pleased to announce the addition of Todd Olmstead , former Associate Professor of Public Policy at George Mason University’s School of Public Policy, and Sheila Olmstead , former Associate Professor of Environmental Economics at the Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, to the permanent faculty.

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News August 30, 2013

LBJ School Welcomes 2013 Incoming Class at Annual 'Gone to Texas' Event

The LBJ School of Public Affairs welcomed its newest incoming class of students with a week of orientation activities that culminated with the "Gone to Texas", a reception hosted by Dean Robert Hutchings, which ends in a march to the UT Tower for a special presentation of music, student videos and inspirational speakers.

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News August 15, 2013

LBJ School and UT Austin Mourn Loss of Bill Livingston – Teacher, Leader and Scholar

The University of Texas at Austin and LBJ School communities mourn the loss of former acting university president William S. Livingston, who died this morning. He was 93.
 He came to UT Austin in 1949 as a Government professor and spent the next six decades teaching and serving the university in various roles, including chair of the Government Department, vice chancellor of academic programs, and vice president and dean of graduate studies. He led the committee that planned the development of the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs.

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News May 3, 2013

LBJ School Launches New Executive Master’s Degree in Public Leadership

The LBJ School of Public Affairs will admit the first class of students for its new Executive Master in Public Leadership (EMPL) beginning in May 2014. This is the school’s first full degree program in executive education and the only program of its kind in Texas. Visit the EMPL website.

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News April 9, 2013

LBJ School Washington Program Enters Third Year

The LBJ School of Public Affairs’ Washington, D.C. Program enters its third year with two summer graduate courses taught by nationally recognized practitioners as adjunct faculty.

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