Our Signature Series brings the likes of Senator George Mitchell; Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan; and Tom Brokaw, acclaimed journalist.Our experts are leaders in energy, global security,  governance policy and also shape our student scholars into leaders of tomorrow.

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Our Signature Series brings the likes of Senator George Mitchell; Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan; and Tom Brokaw, acclaimed journalist.

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Our experts are leaders in energy, global security, governance policy and shape our student scholars into leaders of tomorrow.

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New and Noteworthy


Baker Scholar Applications Available NOW! Due Sept. 16, 2014

Baker Scholar Applications are now available on the Baker Center website. The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy ...

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Full – Taking Waiting List – Public Forum on EPA Clean Power Plan – August 26, 2014, 1- 5 pm

The Public Forum is full, but we are taking a waiting list.  Just call 865.974.0931 and give your name. Join ...

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Aug. 26 Workshop for Journalists — Space still available! Sign up today.

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CLEARING THE AIR!  A FREE Workshop for current and aspiring journalists Tuesday, August 26, 9:00 am – Noon – Toyota ...

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Aug. 27, 1:30 pm – “Global Issues in Nuclear Security – Looking Ahead to the Next Decade”

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Please join us for August’s INS Brown Bag. A panel of distinguished faculty will discuss “Global Issues in Nuclear Security – ...

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