Topic: The LBJ School of Public Affairs

LBJ School Partners with Texas Tribune on Health Care Symposium

April 11, 2013

The Texas Tribune is partnering with The University of Texas at Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs for the next installment of Texas Tribune Festival'

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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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UT Researchers Receive $25 Million Grant from USAID to Increase Global Aid Transparency

Nov. 13, 2012

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected The University of Texas at Austin to be a key partner in a five-year, $25 million grant to develop tools to more effectively target, monitor and evaluate foreign aid globally. This grant is the largest investment ever made into research aimed at mapping foreign aid on a global scale.

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Newt Gingrich To Discuss 'Leadership Challenges Beyond the Election' at Oct. 25 Lecture

Oct. 15, 2012

The Honorable Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, will discuss the crisis in strategic thinking for national security, American exceptionalism, the challenge of economic growth in a world market, rethinking government in the information age and effective leadership in a complex constitutional system. The lecture will be followed by an open QandA session with the audience.

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Education Forum to Examine High-Stakes Testing and Accountability in Texas

Sept. 13, 2012

To better inform and engage parents, educators, legislators and advocates in discussion of these issues, the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin will host "Measuring Up: A Statewide Conversation on High-Stakes Testing and Accountability" on Sept. 24. The event is free and open to the public.

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