Topic: Barbara Jordan

Five Great Longhorn Speeches

Feb. 2, 2015
Five Great Longhorn Speeches

UT has been home to some of the most influential figures in science, politics, sports and film. Watch some of their most memorable speeches.

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Where to Find the Perfect Picture on Campus

Dec. 3, 2014
Where to Find the Perfect Picture on Campus

The University of Texas at Austin's campus is covered with iconic landmarks, inspiring art and breathtaking landscapes.

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Shirley Franklin Kicks Off Barbara Jordan Week

Feb. 13, 2013
Shirley Franklin Kicks Off Barbara Jordan Week

The former mayor of Atlanta, who recently joined the LBJ School as a visiting professor, will speak about the second phase of civil rights in her keynote address.

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Former Atlanta Mayor Joins the LBJ School as Barbara Jordan Visiting Professor

Jan. 15, 2013

Shirley Franklin, who served two terms as mayor of Atlanta, has joined the LBJ School of Public Affairs as the Barbara Jordan Visiting Professor in Ethics and Political Values. The LBJ School's dean, Robert Hutchings, announced the appointment today.

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The life and work of Barbara Jordan

Feb. 24, 2012
A Barbara Jordan commemorative statue was installed on the UT campus in 2009.

Graduate students honor Barbara Jordan's legacy with essays in a special edition of The Baines Report, an online student publication. Jordan was an attorney, former congresswoman and professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

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