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News February 5, 2020

23rd Annual Barbara Jordan National Forum focuses on inclusion and social justice

Students at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will pay tribute to the life and legacy of former congresswoman, distinguished public servant and teacher Barbara Jordan during the 23rd annual Barbara Jordan National Forum, Feb. 17–21, 2020.

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LBJ students Sarah Gonzalez Claytor, Joel Carter and Aaron Escajeda, the co-chairs of the 23rd Barbara Jordan National Forum
News January 31, 2020

LBJ student Amy Kroll named to the 2020 class of Presidential Leadership Scholars

The Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program has announced that Amy Kroll, a second-year MPAff student at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, is among the 60 Scholars chosen for the program's sixth annual class. PLS serves as a catalyst for a diverse network of leaders brought together to collaborate and make a difference in the world as they learn about leadership through the lens of the presidential experiences of George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush and Lyndon B. Johnson.

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LBJ MPAff student Amy Kroll, founder and executive director, LBJ Women's Campaign School
News December 16, 2019

LBJ School of Public Affairs marks 50th anniversary with special programs in 2020

In 2020, the Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will turn 50, marking a half-century since one of the most action-oriented policy presidents in American history declared his intention to educate new generations of young people to become bold "thinkers and doers." During the landmark anniversary year, the LBJ School will present three daylong programs that spotlight contemporary, high-profile voices known for their imaginative and thoughtful leadership in their chosen arenas.

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LBJ School 50th Anniversary logo
News December 3, 2019

Time to apply: First-round application deadline for Fall 2020 entry is Dec. 15

The application deadline for early funding for the 2020–21 academic year at the LBJ School of Public Affairs is Dec. 15. Here's an overview of the LBJ School's programs and application requirements.

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The incoming LBJ School class celebrates the 2019 Gone to Texas
News October 31, 2019

LBJ-mentored team among the winners of the 2019–20 President's Award for Global Learning

A team of students and faculty respresenting the LBJ School that will research health system gaps in diabetes care in Mexico is among the five winners of the 2019–20 President's Award for Global Learning.

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The diabetes in Mexico team poses after their pitch for the 2019–20 President's Award for Global Learning: Kanishka Mitra, Harrison Mark, Joyce Tiong and Kathryn Quan. LBJ School Professor Jacqueline Angel, Adjunct Professor Meeta Kothare and DellMed Assi
Media Mention October 25, 2019

LatinX Factor summit discusses cultural, social impact of Latinx community

During the summit, dozens of people listened to speakers discuss the role of the Latinx community in American culture and politics as part of the LBJ School’s Civic Engagement Series. 

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Media Mention October 15, 2019

LBJ School of Public Affairs launches professional development certificate

The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs launched a two-semester professional development certificate program last month to help build career skills in students. 

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News October 7, 2019

LBJ School students can earn new professional development certificate, gain edge in job search

Students from the LBJ School of Public Affairs have new opportunities to formally participate in a robust array of professional development activities and programming designed to give students an edge in their job search through the newly launched Professional Development Certificate Program.

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An LBJ student and alumni introduce themselves during the 2019 LBJ School Career Fair
News September 30, 2019

#TribFest19: LBJ faculty, alumni and students hit the stage, audience and social media

The LBJ School is proud to have been a sponsor of the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival, an annual buzzworthy event on politics and public policy in the heart of downtown Austin. The 2019 festival, which took place in downtown Austin Sept. 26–28, include panels and keynotes with leading policymakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice.

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Congressional candidate MJ Hegar met with second-year MPAff student Sarah Gonzalez Claytor at TribFest 2019
News September 4, 2019

#TribFest19: LBJ faculty, alumni and students hit the stage, audience and social media

The LBJ School is a proud sponsor of the 2019 Texas Tribune Festival, an annual buzzworthy event on politics and public policy in the heart of downtown Austin. The 2019 festival, which will take place in downtown Austin Sept. 26–28, will include panels and keynotes with leading policymakers including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice.

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LBJ students Kat Sisler, Annie Henson, Terri Parlett and Lucia Montes at the 2018 Texas Tribune Festival

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