Three UT professors have been accepted to the US Department of State’s Diplomacy Lab for spring 2018—Stuart Brotman, Devendra Dilip Potnis, and Sam Swan.
Students from UT’s Haslam College of Business will host the second Hands Across the Water walk at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 29, at Circle Park, 1345 Circle Park Drive. Registration for the walk begins at 2 p.m.
UT will host the Tennessee State Board of Education for a workshop and quarterly board meeting on Thursday and Friday at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy will host three gubernatorial candidates this month.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy serves as the coordinator for the US State Department’s Diplomacy Lab. The program enables the State Department to gather research, innovation, and expertise related to foreign policy originating from faculty and students around the country. Proposals for the Spring 2018 lab are due Friday, Sept. 29,
James Knight, former US ambassador to Benin and Chad, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 27.
UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has released its schedule for lectures and events this fall.
US Senator Estes Kefauver of Tennessee gained national attention in the early 1950s when he chaired congressional investigations into organized crime in America. Kefauver’s records of those inquiries form the basis of Crime Documents from the Estes Kefauver Collection, one of the newest digital collections of UT Libraries.
A course led by UT experts helped prepare East Tennessee first responders for a nuclear incident.
Krista Wiegand, director of the Global Security–Conflict Processes program at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and associate professor of political science, spent the past five months as a Fulbright senior scholar in the Philippines. Wiegand was one of five UT faculty members awarded a Fulbright during the 2016–17 academic year.
Bulent Aliriza, founding director of the Turkey Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at 3 p.m. Wednesday, April 19.
Katie Cahill is joining UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy as the new associate director. Her first day will be May 15.