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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.

News January 11, 2018

Selena Walsh Named Director of LBJ School's Executive Master in Public Leadership Program

Selena Walsh has been named the new director of the Executive Master’s in Public Leadership (EMPL) program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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News January 9, 2018

Two Former Presidential Appointees to Share Expertise with Students on Housing, Healthcare Policy Through Fall Seminars

The Honorable Julián Castro, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Dr. Mary K. Wakefield, former acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, will share their expertise with LBJ students through a series of spring seminars.

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Julián Castro with LBJ students
News January 8, 2018

What's in Store for 2018? LBJ Faculty Make Their Predictions

After an eventful 2017, what's in store for the new year? Professors from the LBJ School offer their best predictions, explaining what to keep an eye on and what may be at stake.

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Media Mention December 19, 2017
Lessons for 2018 From One of America’s Most Tumultuous Years

When it comes to politics, historians see similarities in partisanship, as well as internal party divisions fueling a feeling of disruption. Jeremi Suri, a professor at LBJ who has written about the global impact of 1968, says that while such changes might spell trouble for a political party, they’ve often been good for the nation long term, forcing debates about fundamental cultural disagreements.

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Media Mention December 8, 2017
How do diplomatic services around the world ensure their governments have a steady supply of the most effective professional envoys?

LBJ School students, under the guidance of LBJ Professors Robert Hutchings and Jeremi Suri, examined the practices of diplomatic services in other major countries to see what lessons could be helpful in improving the effectiveness of American diplomacy. This report is a follow up to a policy research project released in April 2017. Read the LBJ School's piece on the policy research project: https://lbj.utexas.edu/lbj-school-students-reinvent-diplomacy-year-long-...

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Media Mention December 7, 2017
University of Texas Prepares Students for Their Financial Future Through Its Required Public Financial Management Course

Many public affairs students at the University of Texas at Austin eye futures in government or nonprofit organizations. But before embarking on that journey, they must first grasp the intricacies of financial management and accounting that those jobs require. LBJ Professor Michael Granof explains. 

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News January 11, 2018
Selena Walsh Named Director of LBJ School's Executive Master in Public Leadership Program

Selena Walsh has been named the new director of the Executive Master’s in Public Leadership (EMPL) program at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

Read More
News January 9, 2018
Two Former Presidential Appointees to Share Expertise with Students on Housing, Healthcare Policy Through Fall Seminars

The Honorable Julián Castro, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Dr. Mary K. Wakefield, former acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, will share their expertise with LBJ students through a series of spring seminars.

Read More
News January 8, 2018
What's in Store for 2018? LBJ Faculty Make Their Predictions

After an eventful 2017, what's in store for the new year? Professors from the LBJ School offer their best predictions, explaining what to keep an eye on and what may be at stake. 

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