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


Clearing the Air: A workshop for Journalists! – Aug. 26, 9 am – Noon

Learn from the best — Economists, Dr. Charles Sims and Nathan Murray; Environmentalist, Dr. Mary English; and former Photojournalist and Professor, Dr. ...

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

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Join us on Tuesday, August 26 from 1 – 5 pm in the Toyota Auditorium for a public forum to ...

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John Seigenthaler (1927-2014)

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Baker Center Board member, journalist, and champion for civil rights, John Seigenthaler, has passed away at the age of 86 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Senator Howard H. Baker Jr. Dies at 88

Senator Howard Baker, Jr.

The Baker Center is saddened to learn of the passing of Senator Howard H. Baker Jr. “The Baker Center stands as a living legacy to a member of the greatest generation,” said Matt Murray, director of the Baker Center.



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