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.
UT alumnus Scott Partelow, now managing consultant for Enterprise Solutions at Sword and Shield Enterprise Security, will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy as a part of the Cybersecurity Brown Bag Lunch Series.
Piotr Wilczek, Polish ambassador to the United States, will speak at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy Wednesday, April 12, as part of the Ashe Distinguished Lecture Series. Wilczek’s lecture, “Poland and the World,” begins at 5:30 p.m. in the center’s Toyota Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.