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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 October 16, 2017

LBJ School to Host Rob Reiner, Woody Harrelson for LBJ Movie Screening

The LBJ School will host an advance screening of the major motion picture LBJ , with special guests Rob Reiner, the film’s director, and Woody Harrelson, the actor who plays Lyndon B. Johnson.

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LBJ movie poster with Woody Harrelson
News October 2, 2017

Dean's Distinguished Leaders Series Brings High-Level Visitors to LBJ School

U.S. House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D–MD), Texas State Senator Kirk Watson (D–Austin) and Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins visited the LBJ School of Public Affairs as featured speakers in the Dean’s Distinguished Leaders Series.

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Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins speaks to students
News September 26, 2017

LBJ Students Comprise Social Media Team at Trib Fest '17

LBJ School students formed the heart of the 2017 Texas Tribune Festival’s social media team, providing coverage all-weekend long of this innovative, three-day event that brings together leading policy experts, practitioners and media to explore our state and nation’s most pressing issues.

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LBJ School students with CNN's Chris Cillizza

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Media Mention October 12, 2017
Desperate women ‘using coat hangers’ to abort pregnancies

Representatives of the World Health Organisation (WHO) have told the Oireachtas abortion committee that Ireland’s abortion laws did not meet international safety standards.

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Media Mention October 11, 2017
The Future of Food

How do we build a just, sustainable food system? LBJ Professor Raj Patel explains it’s a time of deep uncertainty at every link in the global food chain.     

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Media Mention September 30, 2017
Will the real world leaders please stand up?

Washington Post reader Kay Plitt responds to LBJ professor Jeremi Suri's book, "The Impossible Presidency." 

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News October 16, 2017
LBJ School to Host Rob Reiner, Woody Harrelson for LBJ Movie Screening

The LBJ School will host an advance screening of the major motion picture LBJ, with special guests Rob Reiner, the film’s director, and Woody Harrelson, the actor who plays Lyndon B. Johnson. 

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News October 16, 2017
LBJ Students Attend Texas National Security Forum

The LBJ School of Public Affairs co-sponsored the fourth annual Texas National Security Forum at The University of Texas at Austin. Presented by the Intelligence Studies Project, the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law, and the Clements Center for National Security, “Alliances and Partnerships in American National Security” drew leading experts on defense, intelligence, diplomacy and international financial policy and featured keynote speaker Michael Pompeo, current CIA director.

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News October 12, 2017
Former U.S. Health and Human Services Acting Deputy Secretary Joins the LBJ School and School of Nursing at UT Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN and former acting deputy secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will join the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs this fall as dean’s distinguished fellow. Wakefield’s appointment is a joint appointment with the School of Nursing where she will serve as visiting professor and distinguished fellow of the Joseph H. Blades Centennial Memorial Professorship in Nursing.

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