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Former Vice President Joe Biden Visits with LBJ Students

LBJ School students met with former Vice President Joe Biden, after his address to a 900+ person crowd at the Lyndon B. Johnson Library.

Media Mention November 15, 2017

LBJ's Abigail Aiken Uses Data to Inform One of Texas' Most Heated Policy Debates

Dr. Abigail Aiken, an assistant professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, has dedicated her career to researching factors that affect sexual and reproductive health, including one of the most highly charged issues in society, access to abortion.

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News November 10, 2017

LBJ School Hosts International Conference on "Democratic Reform in Europe"

Some of Europe’s leading political figures, including the former finance minister of Greece Yanis Varoufakis, former French presidential candidate Benoît Hamon and UK Shadow Minister for Industrial Strategy Chi Onwurah, convened at the LBJ School on Nov. 6–7 to explore both the promises and challenges of democratic reform of Europe's governing institutions.

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An LBJ student poses with an LBJ faculty member and a guest of the Eurozone conference
News October 24, 2017

LBJ School Hosts Rob Reiner, Woody Harrelson for Advance LBJ Movie Screening

The LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin hosted an advance screening of the major motion picture LBJ, out in theatres on Nov. 3, with special guests Rob Reiner, the film’s director, and Woody Harrelson, the actor who plays Lyndon B. Johnson. The day's events included a student question-and-answer session with Reiner and Harrelson as well as a post-screening discussion panel moderated by the Honorable Julián Castro.

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Dean Angela Evans with film director Rob Reiner and actor Woody Harrelson

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LBJ's Abigail Aiken Uses Data to Inform One of Texas' Most Heated Policy Debates

Dr. Abigail Aiken, an assistant professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, has dedicated her career to researching factors that affect sexual and reproductive health, including one of the most highly charged issues in society, access to abortion.

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Media Mention November 15, 2017
Why America Can't Rebuild Without China

President Donald Trump has pledged to create new, good-paying jobs for millions of American blue-collar workers, principally through a still largely undefined plan to inject $1 trillion in both public and private funding into America’s infrastructure. It’s a great idea, but there’s a major problem. There is not enough ready American capital to hire all the American hands and American labor that would be required to realize this vision. David Firestein explains.

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Media Mention November 12, 2017
Straight Talk

David Firestein, the inaugural executive director of the China Public Policy Center, discusses President Trump's recent visit to Asia. 

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News November 17, 2017
LBJ School's China Public Policy Center Hosts Inaugural Event on the Future of U.S.–China Relations

The University of Texas China Public Policy Center (CPPC) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs hosted an inaugural event focused on prospects for U.S.–China relations. The event was co-hosted by the China-United States Exchange Foundation and featured guests Ambassador He Yafei and Daniel M. Slane.

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News November 14, 2017
New Research from the LBJ School Examines Relationship Between U.S. Visa Waiver Program and National Security

New research from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin examines foreign tourism to the United States and the resulting economic benefits against the backdrop of national security.

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News November 13, 2017
The LBJ School, Economists for Peace and Security Co-host Policy Symposium on Economics, American Politics and Security

On Monday, November 13, The LBJ School of Public Affairs and Economists for Peace and Security (EPS) held EPS’ 10th annual policy symposium in Washington, DC, featuring keynote remarks from Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and special remarks from Representative Ro Khanna (D-CA).

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