Topic: Presidency

President Obama discusses education at Aug. 9 speech

Aug. 18, 2010

On Aug. 9 President Barack Obama walked into a crowded Gregory Gym and discussed higher education and the need to become more globally competitive. "We have been slipping," he said. "In a single generation we have fallen from first place to 12th place in college graduation rates."

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Jack Goldsmith Keynotes "Executive Power" Symposium Co-Sponsored by the LBJ Library and School of Law

March 30, 2010

The LBJ Library and Friends of the LBJ Library at The University of Texas at Austin, in cooperation with the School of Law, will host "An Evening with Jack Goldsmith" on Thursday, April 8, at 6 p.m. in the LBJ Auditorium.

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Presidential historian named director of the LBJ Library and Museum

Sept. 21, 2009
Presidential historian named director of the LBJ Library and Museum

Presidential historian Mark K. Updegrove has been named the new director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, effective Oct. 11.

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University of Texas at Austin Faculty Experts Available to Provide Analysis of Presidential Inauguration, Transition

Jan. 15, 2009

University of Texas at Austin faculty are available to provide expert perspectives on presidential inaugural and transition issues, including policies, economics, and defense and foreign policy issues.

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Children Aware of White Male Monopoly on White House; Youngest Citizens Say Exclusion Due to Voter Prejudice

Oct. 6, 2008

Challenging the idea that children live in a color or gender blind world, a new study from The University of Texas at Austin reveals most elementary-school-age children are aware there has been no female, African-American or Hispanic President of the United States. And, many of the children attribute the lack of representation to discrimination.

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