News and Events

John Seigenthaler (1927-2014)


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.

Baker Fellow, David Greene, speaks at UC Davis and in Boston


Dr. David Greene, Baker Fellow for Energy & Environment, gave the keynote address at the NextSTEPS Symposium and an invited presentation to the Transportation and Climate Initiative Policy Committee of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

Congratulations to all of our Baker Graduates!


On Thursday, May 8, 2014, the Baker Center and a room full of proud parents and family members honored 12 graduating undergraduate students who were actively engaged as Baker Scholars and/or Baker Ambassadors.