A dedication ceremony was held Friday, September 17, with members of the Geier and Robinson families.
Bill Lyons to become the Baker Center’s inaugural director of policy partnerships.
Marianne Wanamaker has been appointed executuve director of UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. Her first day is July 1.
Baker Center Director Matt Murray will retire July 31. An internal search for Murray’s successor will begin immediately.
Two University of Tennessee, Knoxville, residence halls will be renamed in honor of Theotis Robinson and Rita Sanders Geier, African American trailblazers whose fight for equity and social justice transformed the university and the state’s higher education system.
A University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty member, along with researchers from Imperial College London and Climate Analytics in Berlin, published a new study in Science concluding that COVID-19, economic recovery, and climate change go hand in hand.
If you are registered to vote in Knox County, you can vote on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy from Monday, October 26, through Thursday, October 29. This polling location will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Voter education, registration, and participation in elections has dramatically increased on campus since organizers began hosting civic summits and formed the Vols Vote Coalition.
Tennessee’s Economic Recovery Group has called upon the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and the university’s Social Work Office of Research and Public Service to assist in the collection and analysis of survey data.
Government and health officials having to make big impactful decisions related to combating the COVID-19 virus have on-demand research resources from an interdisciplinary research team at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Student voter turnout at UT increased by 20 percent from the 2014 to 2018 midterm elections, according to new survey data from the National Study of Learning, Voting, and Engagement.
During National Voter Registration Week, September 23–27, the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, UT Libraries, and the Student Government Association will hold voter registration drives on Pedestrian Walkway, the Student Union Plaza, and in Hodges Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.