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USNWR 2021 Grad School Rankings: LBJ School ranks #8

The LBJ School of Public Affairs ranks No. 9 in graduate public affairs schools in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's (USNWR) 2021 edition of "Best Graduate Schools."

News March 17, 2020

LBJ School: COVID-19 updates

The LBJ School is following all directives from The University of Texas at Austin regarding operations regarding COVID-19, with only essential personnel expected to work on campus. All other personnel will be working remotely. UT students are currently on spring break, and classes will resume on March 30.

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News March 26, 2020

LBJ School launches virtual series, 'LBJ In the Arena,' to explore public policy’s critical role in dealing with COVID-19

In recent weeks, COVID-19 has reshaped the way Americans live, work, learn and govern. In response, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will convene "LBJ In the Arena," an eight-week virtual event series exploring the impact of COVID-19 on our communities, starting April 1, 2020.

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News March 20, 2020

LBJ Forums 'Genius for Good,' 'Humanity: It's Time' postponed until Fall 2020

The LBJ School of Public Affairs is postponing its LBJ 50th Anniversary Forums, "Genius for Good," previously scheduled for March 11, and "Humanity: It's Time," previously scheduled for April 30, until Fall 2020.

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Media Mention March 23, 2020
What the Government Needs to Do Next

"Tax rebates, tax cuts and business bailouts will not solve this crisis," argues conomist and LBJ Professor James Galbraith of the U.S. government response to the COVID-19 emergency. He lays out the steps that the government should take right away to mitigate damage and preserve public health and order.     

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Media Mention March 6, 2020
Glass ceiling remains intact as Elizabeth Warren bows out of presidential race

Elizabeth Warren's departure from the 2020 race closes the door on the possibility of a woman becoming president in 2020. Ali Vitali, the LBJ School's Victoria DeFrancesco Soto and Adora Jenkins join Andrea Mitchell on MSNBC to discuss what this means in the fight to break the glass ceiling.

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Media Mention March 4, 2020
Here’s what’s at stake if Supreme Court upholds Louisiana abortion law

LBJ School Professor Abigail Aiken talks with News Parliament to put into perspective the stakes for women if the U.S. Supreme Court upholds a law in Louisiana that would place additional regulations on clinics that provide abortions. 

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News March 26, 2020
LBJ School launches virtual series, 'LBJ In the Arena,' to explore public policy’s critical role in dealing with COVID-19

In recent weeks, COVID-19 has reshaped the way Americans live, work, learn and govern. In response, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will convene "LBJ In the Arena," an eight-week virtual event series exploring the impact of COVID-19 on our communities, starting April 1, 2020.

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News March 20, 2020
LBJ Forums 'Genius for Good,' 'Humanity: It's Time' postponed until Fall 2020

The LBJ School of Public Affairs is postponing its LBJ 50th Anniversary Forums, "Genius for Good," previously scheduled for March 11, and "Humanity: It's Time," previously scheduled for April 30, until Fall 2020.

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News March 17, 2020
USNWR 2021 Grad School Rankings: LBJ School ranks #8

The LBJ School of Public Affairs ranks No. 9 in graduate public affairs schools in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's (USNWR) 2021 edition of "Best Graduate Schools." 

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