Topic: Lyndon Baines Johnson

Opinion: LBJ's Legacy Lives On

April 8, 2014
Opinion: LBJ's Legacy Lives On

Robert Hutchings, dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs, draws on LBJ's legacy to empower a new generation of students to tackle the great policy challenges of our time.

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Opinion: America's Promise is Possible

April 7, 2014
Opinion: America's Promise is Possible

"Our Civil Rights legacy should be that we ensured equality through policies and laws that outlawed discrimination, period," says prof, former Atlanta mayor Shirley Franklin.

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Why JFK Died in Dallas

Nov. 18, 2013
Why JFK Died in Dallas

A new book by a journalism professor documents the hysteria and fear that culminated in Kennedy's assassination 50 years ago. Read an excerpt and see archival JFK photographs.

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$1 Million Gift to Create Family Garden at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

April 25, 2012

Luci Baines Johnson and Ian Turpin have donated $1 million to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of The University of Texas at Austin to develop a Family Garden that will bear their name.

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Rodeo club took bulls by the horns

April 15, 2011
Larry O'Neill, BA '63, was national collegiate co-champion in bareback riding in 1959.

Told by the Board of Regents to transfer to Texas AandM if they wanted to rodeo, a group of '50s-era students built their own arena, a thrilling team and a swinging country-western scene instead.

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