Episode 1 of the LBJ School's newly launched podcast, Policy on Purpose, debuts with a conversation among Dean Angela Evans and Ruth Wasem on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
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Austin, TX (March 9, 2018) –Angela Evans, dean of the LBJ School, is the recipient of the 2018 Joan Fiss Bishop Leadership Award, presented by the American Society for Public Administration’s (ASPA) Section for Women in Public Administration (SWPA). The award will be presented at the upcoming ASPA Annual Conference in Denver, March 9-13.
The last surviving member of the Kerner Commission Sen. Fred Harris joined a panel of scholars at the LBJ Library on March 6 to reflect on the origins of the report and discuss the stark parallels between now and then.
With a visit from the French ambassador and the creation of an endowment, UT commemorated its ties to France while ensuring future international academic collaboration.
The LBJ School students’ visit with former Vice President Joe Biden made the cover of The Daily Texan’s Semester in Review. Here are some more highlights from a great semester at the LBJ School.
LBJ School, Texas Secretary of State Host Consular Roundtable Meetings to Foster Intellectual Exchange
The LBJ School, in partnership with Texas Secretary of State Roland Pablos and The University of Texas at Austin, hosted the first in a series of Consular Roundtable Meetings, which bring together consular officials from across Texas and aim to assist the foreign diplomatic corps in developing and maintaining relationships with Texas state government, academic institutions and other stakeholders
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.
The LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Federal Reserve, featuring all 12 of the Federal Reserve System's regional banks and the Board of Governors, convened the Investing in America's Workforce national conference to generate conversation about how to leverage community resources, policy and social investments to build connections between businesses and workers.
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.
Angela Evans, Dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs, receives honor for contributions to scholarship and policy
Angela Evans, Dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, is the recipient of the American Society for Public Administration’s (ASPA) Paul P. Van Riper Award for Excellence and Service.
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