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NewsAugust 9, 2017

SXSW PanelPicker: Vote for LBJ at SXSW

PanelPicker is the official SXSW user-generated session proposal platform, and the LBJ School has two panels up for vote! Amplify the LBJ School’s SXSW presence and vote during PanelPicker Community Voting from August 7 – August 25. 

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Media MentionJune 8, 2017

Could The Economic Impact Of Senate Bill 4 Rival That Of 'Bathroom Bills'?

LBJ Professor Sherri Greenberg discusses the potential economic repercussions of Senate Bill 4. 

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Media MentionMay 21, 2017

State of Texas: The threat of a special session

There’s just over a week to go in the legislative session. But state lawmakers learned that they may have to spend a little more time in Austin than they expected. On Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick promised to push lawmakers toward a special session unless House members approve two controversial bills. LBJ Professor and former state representative Sherri Greenberg weighs in. 

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Media MentionApril 5, 2017

San Francisco is in a race to have hack-proof voting booths before the 2020 election

In the wake of one of the most divisive elections in US history, the minefields remain: Russian attempts to hack state voter-registration databases, President Trump’s false claims of at least 3 million illegally cast ballots and, most recently, a House committee’s party-line vote to kill the independent agency tasked with helping states improve their elections systems. The effect is a widespread crisis of confidence in this nation’s electoral processes.

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Media MentionMarch 30, 2017

North Carolina 'Bathroom Bill' Replacement Could Doom Similar Bills in Other States

North Carolina's replacement of a law prohibiting transgender people from using restrooms in accordance with their gender identity could be the death knell for similar restrictions still being considered in about a dozen other states. LBJ professor Sherri Greenberg weighs in. 

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Media MentionMarch 14, 2017

Examining Austin’s “smart city” bona fides

Austin’s reputation as one of the nation’s smartest cities went under the microscope Sunday, with policy and academic experts including LBJ Professor Sherri Greenberg examining the technology, educational, housing and transportation components – and the city’s shifting needs as it grows – that combine to make it a magnet for creatives.

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NewsMarch 13, 2017

LBJ School Students Gain Confidence, Land a Win at SXSW Dell PolicyHack

On Saturday evening as part of SXSW, five LBJ School students participated in the Dell PolicyHack, an interactive, competitive hack-a-thon that tasks teams to design solutions to policy challenges faced by entrepreneurs running growing businesses.

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NewsMarch 9, 2017

LBJ Faculty, Alumni, Students Participate in SXSW 2017

The ten days in March devoted to the annual SXSW Conference and Festivals are an exciting time to be in Austin. Find out how the LBJ School community, from faculty to students and alumni, are engaged at SXSW 2017.

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NewsMarch 9, 2017

LBJ Students Work with Austin Housing Authority on "Smart City" Project

Professor Sherri Greenberg's students tackle technology issues for real-world clients during a class project with real-world impact.

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Media MentionMarch 2, 2017

City leaders will vote on resolution condemning Trump’s travel ban

Austin city leaders want to send Washington D.C. lawmakers a message about where they stand on the issue. The City Council will vote on a resolution condemning the President’s immigration ban on Thursday. Sherri Greenberg provides insight into potential backlash. 

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