Policy and Law

Gen. Colin Powell to deliver Student Endowed Centennial Lectureship at Bass Concert Hall on Oct. 4

Sept. 21, 2000

On Oct. 4, members of the University community will have an opportunity to hear one of the most influential figures in American public life: Gen. Colin Powell, U.S.A. (Ret.)

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New UT Austin program to give students a voice in San Antonio politics

Sept. 15, 2000

The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Participation at The University of Texas at Austin has received a one-year, $450,000 grant to implement "Student Voices," a national initiative sponsored by the Annenberg Foundation and the Pew Charitable Trusts to connect high school seniors to local mayoral campaigns.

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UT Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs releases report on race relations in city of Austin

Sept. 6, 2000

A report released today (Sept. 6) by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin finds that Austin residents view race relations as a serious and continuing problem. The report explores public perceptions of race relations and assesses services provided by the city of Austin.

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Dallas Mayor Ronald Kirk to speak at law school

Sept. 6, 2000

Ronald Kirk, the first African American mayor of Dallas, will discuss "The Rewards of Public Service" at a lecture Thursday (Sept. 7) at The University of Texas at Austin. The talk will be held at 3:30 p.m. in the Bates Recital Hall, located in the Music Building and Recital Hall on East Campus Drive.

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Colorado governor receives UT Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs Public Service Award

Aug. 23, 2000

Colorado Gov. Bill Owens has been selected by the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs Alumni Association as the recipient of its 2000 Distinguished Public Service Award. The award is given annually to an outstanding graduate of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

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