Past Events

SRH 3.122, LBJ School
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29 Nov 2021
12:15pm


On Monday, Nov. 29, the Strauss Center will welcome Dr. Anna Borshchevskaya, senior fellow at The Washington Institute for a talk on how Syria played and will continue to play in Russia’s global influence strategy. She will touch on Russia’s overall interests in and approach to the Middle East. This talk will be a part of our Brumley Speaker Series.

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Zoom
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5 Nov 2021
9:00am


Open House is the perfect time to get all of your questions about the LBJ School answered — in sessions with Associate Dean for Students Kate Weaver, graduate coordinators from the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions, students, alumni and faculty. It's an opportunity to learn about the school's curriculum and culture, and the services available to students that help them get internships during their time in school and jobs after graduation.

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Virtual and in-person
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26 Oct 2021
12:15pm
to 28 Oct 2021
6:30pm


LBJ's Office of Career Management, led by Career Resource Specialist Colleen Gleeson, has organized an incredible Global Policy Networking Week Oct. 26–28. The week features events on international job searching, women in defense, diplomacy and development, CIA information sessions and a mixer session that allows students to get the scoop on global policy jobs from LBJ alums.

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Virtual, Zoom Webinar
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19 Oct 2021
12:00pm


Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto will join LBJ Urban Lab Director Steven Pedigo to discuss Pittsburgh's urban transformation from a declining rust belt city to a thriving technology hub. In the conversation, they'll also explore Pittsburgh's effort to tackle economic inequality and challenges posed by climate change.

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Zoom Webinar
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12 Oct 2021
12:00pm


America faces a housing supply and affordability crisis. What are the roles of federal policy and HUD?

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LBJ Plaza (Outdoors by the LBJ School of Public Affairs)
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30 Sep 2021
5:30pm


On Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, The University of Texas at Austin's Intelligence Studies Project, Strauss Center for International Security and Law, and Clements Center for National Security will host Col. (Ret.) Itai Shapira, former deputy head of analysis, Israeli Defense Intelligence, for a public lecture on culture and innovation in Israeli intelligence.

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LBJ Plaza/Breezeway
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21 Sep 2021
12:15pm


On Tuesday, Sept. 21, the Strauss Center will welcome Charity Weeden, vice president of global space policy and government relations at Astroscale, to discuss “Actively Cleaning Outer Space: A Need for Predictability and Transparency of the Trackable Anthropogenic Space Object Population.” Her talk will explore the need for accurate measuring of risk in the consideration of licenses for space activities and the emerging challenges in characterizing space operations. Weeden’s talk will also address collision probability, capping risk, monitoring and enforcing rules as well as the trends in “transparency” for satellite operators. This talk will be a part of our Brumley Speaker Series.

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LBJ Plaza (Outdoors by the LBJ School of Public Affairs)
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15 Sep 2021
12:15pm


On Wednesday, Sept. 15, The University of Texas at Austin's Intelligence Studies Project, Strauss Center for International Security and Law, Clements Center for National Security, and Global (Dis)Information Lab (GDIL) will host Emily Harding, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and former deputy staff director for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, for a public talk on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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Virtual
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15 Sep 2021
12:00pm


The observation of Hispanic Heritage Month started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was expanded by President Ronald Reagan in 1988 to cover a 30-day period starting on Sept. 15 and ending on Oct. 15. It was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, on the approval of Public Law 100-402. The LBJ School opened Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 with a conversation with Carlos Odio, co-founder of Equis Labs.

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