10-11 AM, Toyota Auditorium The Howard Baker Center is sponsoring a new monthly event called the Baker Cafe, where attendees will enjoy short bursts of knowledge brewed just for you. The Baker Cafe provides students with a chance to engage in caffeinated conversations about policy issues and to learn about these prevalent matters in a [...]
5:30-7 PM, Toyota Auditorium The Baker Center’s showcase of student organizations engaged in government policy, and politics is open to all students who wish to become more involved.
10-11 AM, Toyota Auditorium Dr. Arun Majumder, Vice President of Energy, Google, will present on Monday, January 27, 10:00 a.m. on “Energy and the Industrial Revolution: Past, Present, and Future.” This presentation will be webcast live from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy Toyota Auditorium. Dr. [...]
The Baker Ambassadors program – students who assist in planning, hosting and managing events at the Baker Center – is accepting applications for 2014. Open to all with an interest in public policy, government, public service, energy & environment, global security and leadership – rising sophomores and up! Baker Ambassador App 2014 Apply today!
In the Fall of 2013, the Baker Center hosted its first Baker Policy Challenge, led by the Baker Ambassadors. The challenge was to research parking issues related to the Cumberland Avenue Strip and report the findings to the City of Knoxville. That report is now complete and available here. Policy Challenge Report 1.14.14
The Baker Center will be hosting the web-viewing of the Wigner Distinguished Lecture Series from ORNL. You can see a list of the confirmed speakers on their website by clicking on this link. http://www.ornl.gov/ornl/events-and-conferences/wigner-lectures The next two speakers, coming up in Jan. and February, follow below: Arun Majumdar – January 27, 2014 – 10 am Vice [...]
Explore the many programs we have hosted since 2004 -2010 HERE Enjoy talks by Sandra Day O’Connor (Ret.) Supreme Court Justice (2008), Iraq & the Embedded Journalists (2004), Campaign 101 (how to run for local office) and much more!
The latest study of millennial attitudes by the Harvard Institute for Politics has been released. The Baker Center has been a member of the IOP’s Campaign for Civic and Political Engagement since our beginning in 2003. Just click to view a short video on the results and get more information here
We have just received a limited number of 2014 calendars featuring Sen. Baker’s photographs and commentary. For a donation of $125 or more, we are pleased to send you one of these full-color calendars in time for holiday giving, but donate now. Our office will be closing for the holidays on Dec. 20, so don’t [...]
Dr. Bruce McCarl, Texas A&M, spoke on Climate Change on November 14 at the E&E Forum in the Baker Center. If you missed the program, you can view the lecture here McCarl Lecture