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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


Rita Geier Awarded Urban League Lifetime Achievement Award – 10.23.14

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On Oct. 23, Rita Geier, former Baker Senior Fellow and Assistant to the Chancellor, was presented with the Whitney M. ...

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Let’s Make VOTING POPULAR! Oct. 30, 2014 – 7:30 pm – Toyota Aud.

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Attn.  ALL STUDENTS!   Join us on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 pm in the Toyota for a fun evening ...

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T. Boone Pickens Discusses Energy & the Environment – Oct. 14, 2014

On Oct. 14, the Baker Center was host to T. Boone Pickens, legendary oil man and more recently, an environmental ...

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Global Security Lecture – Oct. 21- 5:30 pm – Huban Gowadia – Homeland Security

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Dr. Huban Gowadia, director of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) will be visiting the ...

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