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Economic Impact of Open Space on Residential Property Values in Tennessee – Charles Sims

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Climate Outcomes of Oil Price Uncertainty Could Be Significant – David McCollum

Energy & Environment

Analyzing the Process of Energy Policy – Oct. 27, 3-5 pm

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The Baker Scholar program has consistently attracted the University of Tennessee’s most academically gifted, politically curious students

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Baker Ambassadors

Students selected to serve as Baker Ambassadors help create, plan, and manage special events in connection with the Baker Center.

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Living and Learning Community

The Baker Center Living Learning Community (BCLLC) is designed for incoming freshmen who want to improve their understanding of our system of governance and public policy making within an established student support network.

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Master Public Policy & Administration

The MPPA is a professional degree program designed to prepare men and women to assume responsible positions in the public service and the not-for-profit sector through a program of study that integrates the theory and practice of public administration and public policy analysis.

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Howard Baker Public Policy Challenge

The Howard Baker Public Policy Challenge (HBPPC) is a challenging, fun and educational program that requires a semester-long commitment. Begun in 2013, the Challenge is a “real-world” experience that shows students how to make an impact on real issues through the use of public policy, research, analysis, stakeholder communication and teamwork. The Challenge is open to all UT students. Students may register as:
• an individual (based on your interests, we will help find others you can collaborate with)
• a team (a club or group that wants to address a particular issue)
• a team enrolled in a Spring semester credit course – your professor will discuss in class

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Public Policy Analytics Minor

Students can apply to our PPA Minor. Public policy research and the growing importance of dealing with large amounts of data in all fields requires advanced analytical tools and applied data-driven experiences. This Public Policy Analytics Minor will benefit students majoring in many fields and in preparation for graduate school. Learn more about the PPA Minor and see if it is what you need to further your future career! Applications available now.

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